Kayla Lochner

PhD Student - School of Humanities and Languages

About Kayla

Kayla is Program Support Officer at the UNSW Insitute for Global Development where she works across a range of projects. In 2021, she commenced a PhD with the School of Humanities and Languages at UNSW examining climate injustice and how we can consider a just transition in agriculture in the Pacific. She holds a Master of Development Studies with Excellence (UNSW 2019) and holds a Bachelor of Arts (USYD 2017) in Archaeology and Anthropology.

Kayla is a NSW representative and Events Co-ordinator of the Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) Network. She has also previously taught into ARTS1750: Introduction to Global Development at UNSW. Kayla is interested in human experiences of economic activities and has previously researched coffee value chains and Fairtrade in Indonesia.


Events Co-ordinator - Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) Network

IGD Representative - UNSW HDRs in Development Network

Member - Development Studies Association of Australia

    Current Projects

    This research is is focussing on how just transitions frameworks may be applied to understanding agricultural transitions in the Pacific.

    Supervisors: Professor Daniel Robinson, Associate Professor Paul Munro

    Related SDGs:

    • SDG10: Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG12: Responsible Consumption and Production