Current Postgraduate Research Students

These are the postgraduate research students currently enrolled in Gender and Cultural Studies programs, although of course many postgraduate students take our units of study as part of another degree. Research topics and working titles are also listed.

  • Alifa Bandali, MPhil Research
  • Julia Broom, The Labouring Subject in the Contemporary Indian Novel (MA)
  • Kurt Bugden, Butterflies in The Stomach: Fluid Feelings, Feeling Fluids (PhD)
  • Karma Chahine, Spaces of Elsewhere: Authenticity, Nostalgia, and the City (PhD)
  • Hysin-Yi Cheng, Saving Lives in Wasted Places: the Practice of Volunteers in Public Animal Shelters in Taiwan (MPhil)
  • Christen Cornell, Cultural Space and the Post-socialist Global City: Beijing’s contemporary art districts (PhD)
  • Donna Davies, D. Arts research
  • Kerryn Drysdale, Invested communities: an examination of Sydney's drag king scene (PhD)
  • Alexandra Heatwole, PhD research
  • Emilie Jervis, Modern Experience, Textuality, and Feminism (PhD)
  • Kate Johnston, Following Tuna: community, sustainability and regulation (PhD)
  • Paul Kelaita, Queer Infrastructure: Distributed Belonging in Greater Sydney (PhD)
  • Maria Koleth, Popular Development, Planetarity and the Ethical Turn (PhD)
  • Brooke McArthur, MA research
  • Tara Moss, Doc. Social Science research
  • Kate O'Halloran, The ethics of queer anti-normativity (PhD)
  • Rany Pen, White Gold: A Study of Gender Relations in Rural Cambodia (PhD)
  • Dallas Petersen, PhD research
  • Paul Priday, Masculinities in Transnational Advertising Agencies (PhD)
  • Natalie Tao, The narratives of Thai migrant women with intercultural relationships in Australian context (PhD)
  • Sara Tompkins, Black-Jewish Relations in Contemporary American Popular Culture (PhD)
  • Helen Walters, MA research
  • Bin Wang, Young feminists and Chinese Modernity (PhD)
  • Scott Webster, "Facts on the Ground": Domicide and the Production of Space in Palestine (MA)
  • Karen-Anne Wong, Child's pose: Children's Yoga, Embodiment and Relationality, (PhD)
  • Annie Wu, Changing Fortunes, Changing Identities? Social Identities and Vietnamese Wives and Mothers in Taiwan, (MA)
  • Nadia Zeaiter, MA research