Professor True is Professor of Politics & International Relations and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow at Monash University, Australia. 

Her current research involves the political economy of post-conflict violence against women and patterns of systemic sexual and gender-based violence in conflict-affected countries in the Asia Pacific.

Her book, The Political Economy of Violence Against Women, won the American Political Science Association's biennial prize in 2012 and the British International Studies Association book prize in 2013.