Kelly McKinley

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Kelly McKinley is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Social Impact Flinders (CSI Flinders) .

With a background in qualitative, interdisciplinary research, her experience prior to joining CSI includes active research and support on a range of projects in the fields of housing and homelessness policy, and practice.

Kelly holds a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz and spent several years working in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in the US and Australia, all of which informed her broad ecological perspective and interest in community-based solutions.

She is currently in her final year of postgraduate research at the University of Adelaide, where she is completing a PhD thesis examining the history of critical responses to GM food and crops in Australia.