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Fiona Macdonald

Fiona Macdonald
Fiona Macdonald Carework Network Steering Committee Member


Fiona Macdonald is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for People, Organization and Work at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Fiona’s broad interests are in gender and work and her research combines ethnographic studies of working lives with research into the formal and informal regulation of work. Her current research is exploring the intersections of social policy and employment regulation in the construction of paid care work in individualized funding systems. Prior to becoming an academic Fiona worked as a social policy analyst and welfare researcher.