Dr Laura Davy is a Lecturer in the Department of Policy and Governance at the Crawford School of Public Policy. Her current research focuses on the future of social care policy, the implementation and outcomes of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the disability and aged care sectors. She is particularly interested in human rights informed approaches to policy design and implementation.
Prior to this role, Laura held a joint appointment as a Research Fellow at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) and the Crawford School. Before moving to the ANU, Laura held a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Public Service Research Group, UNSW Canberra. She also worked as a researcher at the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney and the City Futures Research Centre at UNSW Sydney.
Laura’s broad research interests include:
- Applied social policy research
- Disability and care policy
- Minority group experiences of public policy
- Human rights
- Feminist ethics and political theory
- Disability studies