Ms Cristyn Davies

Research Associate
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

Telephone +61 2 9351 2222

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Biographical details

Cristyn Davies is a Research Associate in the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, and Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre (WSSHC), University of Sydney Medical School. She is the project coordinator of an NHMRC funded national project: Randomised Controlled Evaluation of a Complex Intervention to Promote Uptake of School-based HPV Vaccination, led by Associate Professor Rachel Skinner and Dr Spring Cooper.

Research interests

Cristyn Davies has worked in research across the tertiary and private sectors at the intersections of Cultural Studies, Humanities and the Social Sciences. Her areas of expertise include gendered and sexual subjectivities; constructions of childhood and youth; sex education, health and wellbeing; neoliberalism and governmentality; cultural policy and law; regulation and moral panic; innovative pedagogies and educational practice; and narrative and (heritage and new) media.

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2012). Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries. Sharjah: Bentham Science Publishers.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C., Saltmarsh, S. (2012). Rethinking School Violence. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

  • Davies, C., Burns, K. (2013). Imagining Queer Community in The L Word. In Dana Heller (Eds.), Loving the L Word: The Complete Series in Focus, (pp. 173-190). London: I.B. Tauris.
  • Burns, K., Davies, C. (2013). Producing Girl Citizens as Agents of Health: An Analysis of HPV Media Campaigns in the United States. In Kate Harper, Yasmina Katsulis, Vera Lopez, Georganne Scheiner Gillis (Eds.), Girls' Sexualities and the Media, (pp. 139-154). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C., Saltmarsh, S. (2012). Conclusions: Rethinking School Violence: Implications for Theory, Policy and Practice. In C. Davies, K. Robinson and S. Saltmarsh (Eds.), Rethinking School Violence, (pp. 184-194). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Davies, C. (2012). Imagining Otherwise: Performance Art As Queer Time And Space. In Kerry H. Robinson, Cristyn Davies (Eds.), Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries, (pp. 23-48). Sharjah: Bentham Science Publishers.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C., Saltmarsh, S. (2012). Introduction: The case for rethinking school violence. In C. Davies, K. Robinson and S. Saltmarsh (Eds.), Rethinking School Violence, (pp. 1-18). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McInnes, D., Davies, C. (2012). Speaking Violence: Homophobia and the Production of Injurious Speech in Schooling Cultures. In C. Davies, K. Robinson and S. Saltmarsh (Eds.), Rethinking School Violence, (pp. 131-148). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McInnes, D., Davies, C. (2008). Articulating Sissy Boy Queerness Within and Against Discourses of Tolerance and Pride. In S Driver (Eds.), Queer Youth Cultures, (pp. 105-121). New York: State University of New York Press.
  • Davies, C. (2008). Becoming Sissy. In Bronwyn Davies (Eds.), Judith Butler in Conversation: Analysing the Texts and Talk of Everyday Life, (pp. 117-133). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Davies, C., Robinson, K. (2007). Boy nerds, girls nerds: constituting and negotiating computing and information technologies and peer groups as gendered subjects in schooling. In Julieanne Lynch (Eds.), Gender and IT: ongoing challenges for computing and information technology in Australian secondary schools. Australia: Australian Curriculum Studies Association.

Journals

  • Davies, C., Burns, K. (2014). Mediating healthy female citizenship in the HPV vaccination campaigns. Feminist Media Studies, published online 05/09/2013(in press). [More Information]
  • Davies, C. (2013). Constructing 'decency': Government subsidized cultural production during the culture wars. Cultural Studies, 27(1), 92-114. [More Information]
  • Davies, C., Semann, A. (2013). In Conversation with Jonathan Silin. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 14(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Semann, A., Davies, C., Silin, J. (2013). In conversation with Jonathan Silin: past, present and future. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 14(1), 8-11. [More Information]
  • Davies, C., Robinson, K. (2013). Reconceptualising Family: Negotiating sexuality in a governmental climate of neoliberalism. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 14(1), 39-53. [More Information]
  • Knox, S., Davies, C. (2013). The Force of Meaning: Cultural studies of Law. Cultural Studies, 27(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Davies, C. (2012). 'It's not at all chic to be denied your civil rights': Performing sexual citizenship in Holly Hughes's Preaching to the Perverted. Sexualities: studies in culture and society, 15(3-4), 277-296. [More Information]
  • Payne, R., Davies, C. (2012). Introduction to the special section: Citizenship and queer critique. Sexualities: studies in culture and society, 15(3-4), 251-256.
  • Madden, L., Davies, C. (2011). Rethinking inclusion: Reading for success. Every child : the magazine of the Australian Early Childhood Association, 17(3), 34-35.
  • Davies, C., Robinson, K. (2010). Hatching Babies and Stork Deliveries: Risk and Regulation in the Construction of Children's Sexual Knowledge. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 11(3), 249-262. [More Information]
  • Saltmarsh, S., Davies, C. (2010). Risky Childhoods in Uncertain Times. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 11(3), 230-233. [More Information]
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2010). Tomboys and Sissy Girls: Exploring Girls' Power, Agency and Female Relationships in Childhood Through the Memories of Women. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 35(1), 24-31.
  • Burns, K., Davies, C. (2009). Producing Cosmopolitan Sexual Citizens on The L Word. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 13(2), 174-188.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2008). 'She's kickin' ass, that's what she's doing!': deconstructing childhood 'innocence' in media representations. Australian Feminist Studies, 23(57), 343-358. [More Information]
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2008). Docile Bodies and Heteronormative Moral Subjects: Constructing the Child and Sexual Knowledge in Schooling. Sexuality & Culture, 12(4), 221-239. [More Information]
  • Davies, C., Payne, R. (2008). Introduction: Cultures of Panic. Cultural Studies Review, 14(2), 11-13.
  • Davies, C. (2008). Proliferating panic: regulating representations of sex and gender during the culture wars. Cultural Studies Review, 14(2), 83-102.
  • Davies, C., Knox, E. (2007). Disturbing the dialectics of the public toilet with the water closet. Hecate: an interdisciplinary journal of women's liberation, 33(2), 120-134.
  • Gannon, S., Davies, C. (2007). For Love of the Word: English Teaching, Affect and Writing. Changing English, 14(1), 87-98.
  • Davies, B., Davies, C. (2007). Having, and Being Had By, "Experience" Or, "Experience" in the Social Sciences After the Discursive/ Poststructuralist Turn. Qualitative Inquiry, 13(8), 1139-1159. [More Information]
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2007). Tomboys and Sissy girls: young girls' negotiations of masculinity and femininity. International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood, 5(2), 17-31.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2007). Tomboys and Sissy Girls: young girls' negotiations of femininity and masculinity. International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood, 5(2), 17-31.
  • Davies, C. (2005). Encountering Identity: Affect, Writing and the Feminist Scholar. MP Online, 1(2), 13-19.
  • Davies, C. (2004). The poetics of Hip Hop: Elena Knox in dis Miss!. Southerly, 64(3), 117-129.

Other

  • Cooper, S., Davies, C. (2013), ‘Storks, Cabbage Patches, and the Birds and Bees—Our Broken Sex Education System’, The Conversation, 30th January.
  • Davies, C., Knox, E. (2011), 'An easy alliance', Artistic Bedfellows: History & Discourse in Collaborative Art Practices, ed. by H. Crawford and L. Fellmann, New York: UPA/ Roman and Littlefield,108-115.
  • Davies, C. (2007), Review: Cultural Studies' Affective Voices. By Melissa Gregg, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Cultural Studies Review, 203-208.
  • Davies, C. (2006), Review: Performance In America: Contemporary U.S Culture and the Performing Arts. By David Roman, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2005.Australasian Journal of American Studies (AJAS), 25(2), 111-114.
  • Davies, C., Knox, E. (2006), ‘Holes in Our Maps: An Interview with Elizabeth Knox’ by Cristyn Davies’, HEAT, 11 (New Series), Sydney: Giramondo Press,123-135.

2014

  • Davies, C., Burns, K. (2014). Mediating healthy female citizenship in the HPV vaccination campaigns. Feminist Media Studies, published online 05/09/2013(in press). [More Information]

2013

  • Davies, C. (2013). Constructing 'decency': Government subsidized cultural production during the culture wars. Cultural Studies, 27(1), 92-114. [More Information]
  • Davies, C., Burns, K. (2013). Imagining Queer Community in The L Word. In Dana Heller (Eds.), Loving the L Word: The Complete Series in Focus, (pp. 173-190). London: I.B. Tauris.
  • Davies, C., Semann, A. (2013). In Conversation with Jonathan Silin. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 14(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Semann, A., Davies, C., Silin, J. (2013). In conversation with Jonathan Silin: past, present and future. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 14(1), 8-11. [More Information]
  • Burns, K., Davies, C. (2013). Producing Girl Citizens as Agents of Health: An Analysis of HPV Media Campaigns in the United States. In Kate Harper, Yasmina Katsulis, Vera Lopez, Georganne Scheiner Gillis (Eds.), Girls' Sexualities and the Media, (pp. 139-154). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Davies, C., Robinson, K. (2013). Reconceptualising Family: Negotiating sexuality in a governmental climate of neoliberalism. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 14(1), 39-53. [More Information]
  • Knox, S., Davies, C. (2013). The Force of Meaning: Cultural studies of Law. Cultural Studies, 27(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Cooper, S., Davies, C. (2013), ‘Storks, Cabbage Patches, and the Birds and Bees—Our Broken Sex Education System’, The Conversation, 30th January.

2012

  • Davies, C. (2012). 'It's not at all chic to be denied your civil rights': Performing sexual citizenship in Holly Hughes's Preaching to the Perverted. Sexualities: studies in culture and society, 15(3-4), 277-296. [More Information]
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C., Saltmarsh, S. (2012). Conclusions: Rethinking School Violence: Implications for Theory, Policy and Practice. In C. Davies, K. Robinson and S. Saltmarsh (Eds.), Rethinking School Violence, (pp. 184-194). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Davies, C. (2012). Imagining Otherwise: Performance Art As Queer Time And Space. In Kerry H. Robinson, Cristyn Davies (Eds.), Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries, (pp. 23-48). Sharjah: Bentham Science Publishers.
  • Payne, R., Davies, C. (2012). Introduction to the special section: Citizenship and queer critique. Sexualities: studies in culture and society, 15(3-4), 251-256.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C., Saltmarsh, S. (2012). Introduction: The case for rethinking school violence. In C. Davies, K. Robinson and S. Saltmarsh (Eds.), Rethinking School Violence, (pp. 1-18). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2012). Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries. Sharjah: Bentham Science Publishers.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C., Saltmarsh, S. (2012). Rethinking School Violence. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McInnes, D., Davies, C. (2012). Speaking Violence: Homophobia and the Production of Injurious Speech in Schooling Cultures. In C. Davies, K. Robinson and S. Saltmarsh (Eds.), Rethinking School Violence, (pp. 131-148). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

2011

  • Davies, C., Knox, E. (2011), 'An easy alliance', Artistic Bedfellows: History & Discourse in Collaborative Art Practices, ed. by H. Crawford and L. Fellmann, New York: UPA/ Roman and Littlefield,108-115.
  • Madden, L., Davies, C. (2011). Rethinking inclusion: Reading for success. Every child : the magazine of the Australian Early Childhood Association, 17(3), 34-35.

2010

  • Davies, C., Robinson, K. (2010). Hatching Babies and Stork Deliveries: Risk and Regulation in the Construction of Children's Sexual Knowledge. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 11(3), 249-262. [More Information]
  • Saltmarsh, S., Davies, C. (2010). Risky Childhoods in Uncertain Times. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 11(3), 230-233. [More Information]
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2010). Tomboys and Sissy Girls: Exploring Girls' Power, Agency and Female Relationships in Childhood Through the Memories of Women. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 35(1), 24-31.

2009

  • Burns, K., Davies, C. (2009). Producing Cosmopolitan Sexual Citizens on The L Word. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 13(2), 174-188.

2008

  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2008). 'She's kickin' ass, that's what she's doing!': deconstructing childhood 'innocence' in media representations. Australian Feminist Studies, 23(57), 343-358. [More Information]
  • McInnes, D., Davies, C. (2008). Articulating Sissy Boy Queerness Within and Against Discourses of Tolerance and Pride. In S Driver (Eds.), Queer Youth Cultures, (pp. 105-121). New York: State University of New York Press.
  • Davies, C. (2008). Becoming Sissy. In Bronwyn Davies (Eds.), Judith Butler in Conversation: Analysing the Texts and Talk of Everyday Life, (pp. 117-133). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2008). Docile Bodies and Heteronormative Moral Subjects: Constructing the Child and Sexual Knowledge in Schooling. Sexuality & Culture, 12(4), 221-239. [More Information]
  • Davies, C., Payne, R. (2008). Introduction: Cultures of Panic. Cultural Studies Review, 14(2), 11-13.
  • Davies, C. (2008). Proliferating panic: regulating representations of sex and gender during the culture wars. Cultural Studies Review, 14(2), 83-102.

2007

  • Davies, C., Robinson, K. (2007). Boy nerds, girls nerds: constituting and negotiating computing and information technologies and peer groups as gendered subjects in schooling. In Julieanne Lynch (Eds.), Gender and IT: ongoing challenges for computing and information technology in Australian secondary schools. Australia: Australian Curriculum Studies Association.
  • Davies, C., Knox, E. (2007). Disturbing the dialectics of the public toilet with the water closet. Hecate: an interdisciplinary journal of women's liberation, 33(2), 120-134.
  • Gannon, S., Davies, C. (2007). For Love of the Word: English Teaching, Affect and Writing. Changing English, 14(1), 87-98.
  • Davies, B., Davies, C. (2007). Having, and Being Had By, "Experience" Or, "Experience" in the Social Sciences After the Discursive/ Poststructuralist Turn. Qualitative Inquiry, 13(8), 1139-1159. [More Information]
  • Davies, C. (2007), Review: Cultural Studies' Affective Voices. By Melissa Gregg, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Cultural Studies Review, 203-208.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2007). Tomboys and Sissy girls: young girls' negotiations of masculinity and femininity. International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood, 5(2), 17-31.
  • Robinson, K., Davies, C. (2007). Tomboys and Sissy Girls: young girls' negotiations of femininity and masculinity. International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood, 5(2), 17-31.

2006

  • Davies, C. (2006), Review: Performance In America: Contemporary U.S Culture and the Performing Arts. By David Roman, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2005.Australasian Journal of American Studies (AJAS), 25(2), 111-114.
  • Davies, C., Knox, E. (2006), ‘Holes in Our Maps: An Interview with Elizabeth Knox’ by Cristyn Davies’, HEAT, 11 (New Series), Sydney: Giramondo Press,123-135.

2005

  • Davies, C. (2005). Encountering Identity: Affect, Writing and the Feminist Scholar. MP Online, 1(2), 13-19.

2004

  • Davies, C. (2004). The poetics of Hip Hop: Elena Knox in dis Miss!. Southerly, 64(3), 117-129.

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