from Edith Cowan University
Margaret is an Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Humanities at Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Western Australia, and a Teaching Assistant at Curtin University. Her main research focus is the cost effectiveness of education and training courses in adult prisons. She was a Chief Investigator on an Australian Research Council Linkage grant (2014-2018) examining the employment outcomes of ex-prisoners in Australia and a member of a Consortium funded by an National Health and Medical Research Council grant (2017-2020) undertaking an international meta-analysis of studies of post-release mortality. Margaret has prior teaching and research positions at other universities and reseach and planning positions in State and Federal government departments, the private sector and the not-for-profit sector. In addition to winning several large competitive funding grants including ARC Linkage, Australian Institute of Criminology, National Centre for Vocational Education Research, and Lotterywest, Margaret has published in economics, education and health journals and edited books.
Areas of ExpertiseMedia - Labour markets (unemployment, job forecasts)
Media - Education, skills & human capital