Dr. Sarina Kilham is an academic and independent training consultant specialising in transdisciplinary research, focusing on the intersection of sustainable rural livelihoods, autonomy of peasants and the ways in which people adapt, integrate or resist government led development programs. Dr. Kilham currently lectures and teaches on topics of Food Justice, Development (-post & International Community) and Gender aspects of rural development.

Prior to returning to academia, Dr. Kilham worked extensively with the United Nations, Non-Government Organisations and public institutions on international development programs for more than a decade, primarily in Timor-Leste.

Dr. Kilham is an Evernote Certified Consultant and delivers workshops on tools and workflows for academic, including Evernote, Scrivener,  Twitter, Google Apps and Endnote. Dr. Kilham speaks English, Indonesian, Tetum and Brazilian Portuguese.

Outside academic life, I spend some time on 8 wheels with the Inner West Roller Derby League and on two wheels as I cycle a huge blue Yuba Mundo long-tail bicycle.