Dr Antonia Canosa

Research Fellow, 


English, Italian

Research Focus

Dr Antonia Canosa is a social anthropologist with the Centre for Children and Young People at Southern Cross University, Australia. Her research focuses on children’s rights, wellbeing and safety in the tourism industry. Antonia’s previous work and research experience have developed her expertise in community wellbeing, with a particular focus on the wellbeing of children and young people. She works at the intersection of childhood studies and tourism studies to advocate for children’s inclusion in tourism research, policy and planning to achieve socially and environmentally just communities. Antonia is a qualitative researcher who employs ethnographic, participatory and visual methodologies in order to privilege young people’s voices. Research interests include: children’s rights and participation, ethics, anthropology of tourism and youth cultures.

Research Groups

  • Centre for Children and Young People
  • Children's Rights in the Tourism Industry


  • Our Home Holiday Town: A youth social theatre research project on the impacts of tourism https://www.scu.edu.au/centre-for-children-and-young-people/our-research/byron-youth-theatre/


  • Research Fellow

Global goals

Target 4.7
Target 4.A
Target 10.2
Target 10.3
Target 12.8
Target 12.B


  • Australia