BA Archaeology (Cambridge), MA International Politics (Manchester), PhD Politics (Manchester)
Rebecca's professional background is lies in the field of migration and asylum, with academic experience in teaching and lecturing (human rights and international politics) and completed postdoctoral research on the social rights of migrants at the University of Oxford's Department of Social Policy and Intervention. She has undertaken project management, leadership and consultancy roles focusing on migration, integration and refugee issues in several UK-based NGOs. Rebecca has additionally worked in policy and administrative roles in Higher Education, and as an EFL teacher. She has lived and worked in France, Germany, Greece and Turkey.
In her role as a careers adviser, Rebecca currently leads on careers support for research students and research staff and manages the programme for careers in Academia and Higher Education. She co-designed and co-delivers the Career Design and Development programme and co-ordinates the annual Careers Conference for Researchers. She also works on careers in the public and charity sectors, and careers in international organisations, policy and development.
Colleges & departments
Rebecca collaborates with Kellogg College, Linacre College, Nuffield College, St Antony’s College and Wolfson College.
She is the link careers adviser for Harwell and Begbroke Science Park, the Life Sciences Interface DTC, and for the departments of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, International Development, The Oxford Martin School, Social Policy and Intervention, and Sociology. She supports several departments in the Medical Sciences Division with fellow careers adviser Claire Chesworth.
To see when Rebecca is available for appointments, browse the appointments on CareerConnect.
Areas of interest
Academia and Education, Social Policy, Charities and NGOs, EFL Teaching, HE Administration, International Politics and Human Rights, Postgraduate Study.
Rebecca has particular responsibility for advising Research Staff.