Keely Harris-Adams is a teaching-focused member of staff in agricultural economics and management. She is also the Admissions Tutor for the agricultural degrees.
Keely has an interest in agricultural and environmental economics and policy. She has a Masters in Environmental and Resource Economics from the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. This degree focused on applied economics and policy analysis on agricultural issues, including farm efficiency, water, food, energy, economic development, the environment, and governance. Keely also has a Bachelor of Science with Honours and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia.
Previously Keely was employed as a Research Economist at the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES), Australia's national agency for agricultural research, commodity forecasts and farm business surveys. Here she researched and analysed agricultural issues to support evidence-based policy making by the Australian Government. Prior to moving to the United Kingdom, Keely worked in the Australian Government Department of Agriculture on a large and fundamental piece of legislation for the Australian Government - the new biosecurity (quarantine) legislation. Aside from protection of human health, the main objective of this legislation is to protect agricultural businesses from invasive and exotic pests and diseases.
Keely is the module convenor for the second year module Applied Marketing: Agriculture and Food and the final year module Management Consultancy. She is also co-convenor for the first year module… read more
2014. Biosecurity Legislation: Regulation impact statement Australian Government Department of Agriculture.
KEELY HARRIS-ADAMS and PHIL PRITCHARD, 2013. Managing native vegetation for multiple benefits on farmland: Results of a national survey In: Institute of Foresters Australia National Conference.
N NGUYEN, L HOGAN, K LAWSON, P GOODAY, R GREEN, KEELY HARRIS-ADAMS and T MALLAWAARACHCHI, 2013. Infrastructure and Australia's food industry: Preliminary economic assessment ABARES Research Report 13.13.
CHERYL GIBBS, KEELY HARRIS-ADAMS and ALISTAIR DAVIDSON, 2013. Review of selected regulatory burdens on agriculture and forestry businesses (ABARES Report to client)
Keely is the module convenor for the second year module Applied Marketing: Agriculture and Food and the final year module Management Consultancy. She is also co-convenor for the first year module Agricultural Business in the Global Economy and the final year module Rural Business Management. Keely looks after the agricultural final year research projects and supervises undergraduate research projects in agriculture.