Dr Joyce Wu

Research Fellow
Crawford School of Public Policy

Joyce Wu is an academic and practitioner on gender and development, and has been working on integrating gender into environmental resource management within interdisciplinary collaborations. A recent example is a co-authored CSIRO report on Gender Analysis and Water Management Modelling Framework, as well as current collaboration with the ANU Individual Deprivation Measure team, which seeks to measure poverty and deprivation from both individual and household levels. Joyce is an Australian Fulbright Senior Scholar (2019 round) and her research will focus on gender equity and diversity initiatives in the context of USA higher education.

Research interests

Gender and Development; Sustainable Development; Water Resource Management; Sexual and Gender-based Violence; Critical Masculinities; International Development; Monitoring & Evaluation; Environment and Development.

Wu, J. 2012. “A Very Sensitive Topic: Dilemmas and Opportunities for Civil Society Organisations working on Violence against Women in Afghanistan.” Gender, Power and Military Occupations in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East since 1945, edited by Christine de Matos and Rowena Ward. London: Routledge.

Wu, J. 2011. “From Benevolent Patriarchy to Gender Transformation: Case Study of Pakistan’s “We Can End Violence Against Women” Program.” Men and Masculinities Around the World: Transforming Men’s Practices, edited by Elisabetta Ruspini, Jeff Hearn, Bob Pease and Keith Pringle. London: Palgrave Macmillan.