Dr Shanthi Robertson is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute For Culture And Society. Shanthi was awarded her PhD in International Studies from RMIT University in 2009. She worked as a lecturer in Global Studies and researcher at the Globalism Research Centre at RMIT University until she joined the Institute in 2013. Her research interests are broadly around the social and cultural consequences of globalisation, with a specific focus on transnational migration, citizenship, multiculturalism and urban social change within the Asia-Pacific region.
Shanthi is currently working on an ARC DECRA project on temporality, mobility and Asian temporary migration to Australia.