May Miller-Dawkins

May Miller-Dawkins is a researcher, advocate and coalition-builder with over twenty years experience working to support community-led change and ensure government and corporate accountability.

May was Director - Governance and Transparency at The B Team in New York, where she created coalitions between civil society and business to advocate for company ownership transparency, responsible tax practice and protection of civic rights. She was previously the inaugural head of research for Oxfam Australia where she supported applied research efforts across the Asia Pacific, developed new forms of academic-practitioner collaboration, and led Oxfam International’s 12 country study  of the human impacts of the global financial crisis which influenced government and international financial institution responses. She currently advises and supports the Yuwaya Ngarra-li partnership between the Dharriwaa Elders Group in Walgett NSW and the University of New South Wales, and serves as a civil society member of the Australian Open Government Forum. She has a BA (First Class Honours - Politics and International Relations) and LLB from UNSW and an LLM (Legal Theory) from NYU where she was a Dean's Graduate Award Scholar.

May Miller-Dawkins

The State of the Growing Movement Fighting Inequality,

Fight Inequality Alliance, LSE Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity and Rhize, (2019).

May Miller-Dawkins

Understanding Activism: How International NGOs, Foundations and Others Can Provide Better Support to Social Movements,

Rhize and The Atlantic Council, (2017).

Kate Macdonald, Shelley Marshall and May Miller-Dawkins,

Beyond Effectiveness Criteria: The possibilities and limits of transnational non-judicial redress mechanisms,

Corporate Accountability Research, (2016).

Kate Macdonald and May Miller-Dawkins (eds),

'Accountability in public international development finance',

Global Policy Journal, 4:6 (2015)

May Miller-Dawkins,

Global goals and international agreements: Lessons for the design of the Sustainable Development Goals,

Working Paper No 402, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), (2014).

Simon Feeny and May Miller-Dawkins,

'Vulnerability and Resilience to Shocks in Melanesia',

Simon Feeny (ed.), Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks, Routledge, London, (2014).

Jaclyn Donahue, Kate Eccles and May Miller-Dawkins,

'Reinforcing Vulnerabilities: Gendered and Age-based Experiences of Economic Shocks in Melanesia',

Simon Feeny (ed.), Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks, Routledge, London, (2014).

Duncan Green, Richard King and May Miller-Dawkins,

'The Global Economic Crisis and Developing Countries',

Oxfam Policy and Practice: Agriculture, Food and Land, 10:1, 67-138, (2010).