After commencing her undergraduate degree during Year 12 as a Start Uni Now (SUN) Student, Ana graduated from CQUniversity with a Bachelor of Communication (distinction). Ana has now embarked on a career in academia, specifically the interdisciplinary humanities.
Since commencing her doctoral studies, Ana has participated in a number of national and international conferences, and published in a variety of academic journals. In 2012, she was awarded a New England Regional Fellowships Consortium fellowship by the Massachusetts
Historical Society, which enabled her to undertake vital primary source research for her PhD thesis at Harvard University (Schlesinger Library and Houghton Library), Smith College (Sophia Smith Collection), the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Historical Societies. She presented her work to key academics at Harvard’s Schlesinger Library and the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Ana is also a talented musician, performing choral and recorder works with a number of musical groups.