Intifar Chowdhury is an Associate Lecturer at the ANU School of Politics and International Relations.
Her doctoral research tackles the important question of whether young people are turning away from democracy. It constitutes a quantitative enquiry on advanced democracies using survey data from comparative databases.
Prior to this, Intifar obtained a double degree in Science (Biochemistry/Genetics) and International Relations (Honours) at ANU. Currently, she works as the Senior Survey Research Officer for the longitudinal Post School Destination (GENERATION) Survey, conducted by the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods in collaboration with the Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment.
Intifar has experience providing commentary to a variety of media outlets, including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Canberra Times, Al Jazeera, Triple J Hack and AAP, and in May 2022 she appeared on ABC’s Q&A program as a panellist talking about young people and the Australian election.
Intifar’s political commentary on the engagement of young people in politics and issues affecting youth voters has been published in The Conversation, ABC, The Guardian, The Ethics Centre, The Canberra Times and Policy Forum.
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