Before commencing her PhD, Cristy completed a Masters in International Social Development. Previously she worked as a graduate solicitor for Freehills in the Environment and Planning group.
Areas of expertise
Human rights and economic rights.
The role of participation in the realisation of the human right to water.
My research explores the role of community participation in the realisation of the right to water, particularly for the urban poor in the global south. It includes two case studies; one in Manila and the other in Johannesburg..
Assistant Professor Andrea Durbach and Professor Rosemary Rayfuse.