Katie Marx

Katie Marx, University of Tasmania



Katie is a PhD candidate at the University of Tasmania studying inclusive community engagement within the ‘Gateway’ or ‘Custodial’ cities. With a background in social services and participatory design, Katie aims to explore how community development approaches can be applied in an Antarctic context to foster diverse and collaborative input into the region’s future.

Research projects/ interests

  • Polar Governance
  • Tourism
  • Humanities
  • Literature
  • The Antarctic Treaty System
  • Environmental Management
  • Polar Policy
  • Human Geography
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Values

For publications: get in touch.

Keywords: Gateway Cities, Custodial Cities, Antarctic Community Development, Participatory Design, Hobart

Screen Shot 2014-09-26 at 12.34.32 PM