Dr Charlotte Scarf

BEc (Hons) Political Economy, USyd MA Virtual Communication, RMITPhD International Studies, RMIT
Lecturer, Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health

C43T - T Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9587

Biographical details

Charlotte Scarf is a lecturer in the Discipline of Behavioural and Social Sciences in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney. She teaches and researches in the field of international health and development studies. Her research has focused on knowledge sharing and learning in international and community development. This includes a major study on the politics of partnership and participation in donor-funded online networks for which she conducted fieldwork in South Asia, Southern Africa and South America. Her current research interests include internationalization of health science curriculum and global health education.

Research interests

Global health and development partnerships, capacity development, knowledge sharing, participatory communication, and learning.

Teaching and supervision

Unit of study coordination:

  • HSBH3012: FHS Abroad, UG
  • HSBH5001: FHS Abroad, PG
  • HSBH3009: International Health

Associations

  • Globalism Research Centre, RMIT University
  • Development Studies Association

Awards and honours

Teaching and Learning Award, Outstanding Achievement in Online Education, School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning, RMIT University

Themes

Health Systems and Global Populations

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Scarf, C. (2012). Using ICT to Strengthen the Voices of the 'Poor' Without Asking Who Will Listen. International Journal of E-Politics, 3(3), 21-39. [More Information]
  • Badenhorst, A., Scarf, C. (2011). Local Action to Support Knowledge-Based Development. International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development (IJKBD), 2(3), 316-333. [More Information]
  • Shepherd, C., Scarf, C. (2006). "Seeing is Believing": The Visual Politics of Development and Resource Management. Visual Anthropology, 19(3), 275-294. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Scarf, C. (2010). Local Action for Knowledge-Based Urban Development: Learning from Melbourne's North. Knowledge Cities World Summit: Melbourne 2010.

2012

  • Scarf, C. (2012). Using ICT to Strengthen the Voices of the 'Poor' Without Asking Who Will Listen. International Journal of E-Politics, 3(3), 21-39. [More Information]

2011

  • Badenhorst, A., Scarf, C. (2011). Local Action to Support Knowledge-Based Development. International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development (IJKBD), 2(3), 316-333. [More Information]

2010

  • Scarf, C. (2010). Local Action for Knowledge-Based Urban Development: Learning from Melbourne's North. Knowledge Cities World Summit: Melbourne 2010.

2006

  • Shepherd, C., Scarf, C. (2006). "Seeing is Believing": The Visual Politics of Development and Resource Management. Visual Anthropology, 19(3), 275-294. [More Information]

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