Sophie Hartley

Sophie’s research focuses on climate activism in Australia, particularly through local chapters of the Extinction Rebellion movement. It explores the online and offline practices of structuring, communicating and forming community within these chapters, particularly focussing on how these practices intersect with formal democratic political structures.

Sophie has a professional background in community organising in the human rights industry. Her research interests include social movement studies, cultural studies, climate activism, human rights, posthumanism and digital politics.