Anna Katherine Boucher
Anna Boucher is currently an Associate Professor in Public Policy and Comparative Politics at the University of Sydney. Her tertiary education is in political science, law and research methods at the University of Sydney and the London School of Economics and Political Science and she holds six qualifications in these fields. She has worked on key immigration issues including skilled immigration, migrants in the labour market, migration and unemployment effects, migration and diversity, population politics and immigration data. Her work is applied and she is a frequent media commentator and government advisor on these topics. She is also an admitted solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW, having undertaken her Diploma in Practical Legal Training at the College of Law, with a placement at Clayton Utz law firm (Sydney) where she volunteered in the pro bono section assisting low income clients. She is also a Research Stream Lead of the new James Martin Institute of Public Policy. She is a high profile university academic with lived experience of disability, for which she was recognised in 2015 with a University Laffan Fellowship.