Dr Andrea Cook
Andrea Cook is an urban and regional planner specialising in strategic and community planning, in both academic and a practice-based environments. Andrea has worked in local and state government, international development projects and has headed up her own consultancy firm prior to taking up a Melbourne Early Career Academic Fellowship in the Melbourne School of Design in 2015. Andrea’s research interests lie in ‘rights to the city’, urban contestation, planning theory and ethics, participatory planning and methodologies that support robust understanding of the city.
Andrea's practice work is recognised with over 15 professional awards and she was awarded the Graham Treloar Early Career Research Fellowship, here at the MSD, in 2017.
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