Dr Miriam (Mim) McGarry
Bachelor of Arts (History) (Hons) | Graduate Certificate in Research Methods | Doctor of Philosophy (Sociology)
Miriam has applied research experience in diverse contexts. With postgraduate and doctoral qualifications, Miriam is skilled in a range of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis approaches. Miriam has a keen interest in the intersection between environmental and social issues, and uses her research and analysis skills to contribute to evaluation consultancies in complex policy areas.
Prior to joining First Person Consulting, Miriam has worked as a researcher in a range of settings, including Monash University, University of Tasmania, and University of South Australia. Her work has applied social science qualitative research methods to cultural policy, urban planning, and creative industries strategies. Miriam has also worked in academic teaching and communications roles, in creative industries, sociology and international development contexts.
Miriam's recent projects include:
Miriam completed a PhD in sociology from the University of Tasmania in 2018. Her thesis examined the impact of Mona (Museum of Old and New Art) on cultural policy and urban planning in Hobart. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History from the University of Melbourne.