Catherine Robinson is an academic and social justice activist. She has a long-held commitment to qualitative research and advocacy in the areas of homelessness, complex trauma and social care.
Catherine is currently Associate Professor in Housing and Communities, School of Social Sciences, UTAS where she is also UTAS Centre Director for the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.
Her recent work focuses on understanding the lifeworlds and support system needs of children and young people who experience high vulnerability, including unaccompanied homelessness and mental ill-health.
Catherine is also known for her work with Blackfella Films as Series Consultant and Co-Host of the SBS documentary Filthy Rich and Homeless and she is a Board Director of Homelessness Australia.