Dr Connar McShane

Dr Connar McShane was born and raised on a family farm in North Queensland. Her passion for improving the quality of life of farming families became the focal point of her Psychology Honours research thesis. From there Connar was hooked and in 2012 completed her PhD in Psychology exploring the unique work dynamics of the family farm. Connar’s research and community engagement interests have continued along this path working with farmers, industry and regional development groups to identify determinants of and strategies to enhance social and economic growth within rural farming communities.