Bernardo Tomas Dewey
recently agreed to be on the postgraduate sub-committee. Bernardo's areas of expertise are quantitative and qualitative research methods, community development, communication and social theory. Bernardo has previously worked as a Research Assistant for the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (Germany) conducting ethnographic research in south Buenos Aires with Peruvian and Bolivian migrants. In addition to this, Bernardo has acted as a Project Manager designing, facilitating and evaluating multiple community programs in remote Mayan indigenous communities (Mexico) and in slums from North Buenos Aires.
With a BA in Sociology, Bernardo has worked at Universidad del Salvador as a Tutor in Qualitative Research Methods, Introduction to Methods of Social Research and Introduction to Latin-American Social studies. After working for the WA Department of Education, Bernardo decided to start his PhD research project exploring the intersection between home-making practices, social networks and temporary migration at the University of Western Australia. He is currently working as a Project Manager at the Social Care & Ageing Living Lab (UWA) and Telethon Kids.