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.

  • Alexa Appel, The Father-Daughter Relationship in Popular Culture: Contradictions of Postfeminist Girlhood (PhD)
  • Alifa Bandali, ‘The work is good’: An examination of a women-centred NGO in Malaysia (MPhil)
  • Ben Bolton, PhD research
  • Kurt Bugden, Butterflies in The Stomach: Fluid Feelings, Feeling Fluids (PhD)
  • Karma Chahine, Creative Cities, Creative Waste (PhD)
  • Ronggang Chen, The Image of Taipei in Edward Yang’s Films (MA)
  • Rachel Cole, Australian Media Classification (PhD)
  • Christen Cornell, Art, Autonomy and the Postsocialist Global City: a spatial history of Contemporary Chinese Art (PhD)
  • Kerryn Drysdale, 'Communities of Investment': an examination of Sydney's drag king scene (PhD)
  • Sean Fuller, PhD research
  • Jon Goodall, PhD research
  • Helen Greenwood, MA research
  • Alexandra Heatwole, PhD research
  • Lisa Heinze, Fashioning Sustainability (PhD)
  • Emilie Severino-Jervis, Modern Experience, Textuality, and Feminism (PhD)
  • Kate Johnston, Following Tuna: sustainability, regulation, community (PhD)
  • Jaya Keaney, Relative others: race, affect and multiracial kinship in emerging reproductive technologies (PhD)
  • Paul Kelaita, Queer Infrastructure: Distributed Belonging in Greater Sydney (PhD)
  • Kate Lonie, “Moving Forward?” Understanding the legacies of female leadership in the UK and Australia, and the nature of political ambitions amongst young women (PhD)
  • Brooke McArthur, The Vision of Australia: A Case Study of Australia Network and its international broadcast service into the Asia and Pacific Regions (MA)
  • Thomas Michel, Squaring the Circle: The Culture of Modern Government and the Northern Territory’s 2008 Shires Reform (PhD)
  • Tara Moss, Doc. Social Science research
  • Julie Nimmo, D. Arts research
  • Kate O'Halloran, The ethics of queer anti-normativity (PhD)
  • Camilla Pascoe, PhD research
  • Rany Pen, White Gold: A study of gender relations in rural Cambodia (PhD)
  • Dallas Petersen, “Celluloid Reflections: Challenging Orientalism at a Cross-cultural crossroads” (PhD)
  • Paul Priday, Masculinities in Transnational Advertising Agencies (PhD)
  • Susan Reid, MPhil research
  • Nina Serova, MA research
  • Grace Sharkey, Pornographic Identification: Identity, Sexuality, Representation (PhD)
  • Michelle Starr, Access & Denial: Gender Role Conformity & Women's C-Suite Representation (Mphil)
  • Timothy Kazuo Steains, Representations of Japan in Contemporary Australian Literature and Cinema (PhD)
  • Natalie Tao, The narratives of Thai migrant women with intercultural relationships in Australian context (PhD)
  • Pornprom (Kate) Tippayamontree, MA research
  • Sara Tomkins, Black-Jewish Relations in Contemporary Jewish American Comedy (PhD)
  • Daniela Villegas, NO WAR IN MY NAME: Girls and Hip-Hop Culture in México (PhD)
  • Helen Walters, Fancy a dress-up? Fancy dress practices in suburban Sydney (MA)
  • Bin Wang, Young feminists and Chinese Modernity (PhD)
  • Scott Webster, "Facts on the Ground": Domicide and the Production of Space in Palestine (MA)
  • Craig Williams, PhD research
  • 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)
  • Yuehan Wu, The Representation of Pregnant Bodies in China, (MA)
  • Nadia Zeaiter, MA research