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Barbara Rugendyke Dean and Head of School 66269161
School of Arts and Social Sciences Professor barbara.rugendyke@scu.edu.au PhD (UNE) Barbara PhD (UNE) Lismore
Leticia Anderson Lecturer 02 6620 3790
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr In her role as Lecturer in Humanities at Southern Cross University, Leticia primarily teaches in the area of Cultural Studies. Leticia has a dual research speciality in inclusive and transformational higher education and on race relations and Islamophobia in contemporary Australian society. Her current research is particularly focussed on strategies for connecting cultural competence to social justice curricula, and on evaluating representations of Islam and Muslims in press reporting during Australian election campaigns. Leticia formerly worked as an academic at the University of Sydney for ten years, most recently as a Lecturer at the National Centre for Cultural Competence. Leticia had also previously served as Degree Director for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney?s Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. Prior to commencing her academic career, Leticia worked in the Indigenous rights and reconciliation movement, including as Executive Officer for the NSW Reconciliation Council. leticia.anderson@scu.edu.au BA (Hons) (Sydney), GradCertEdStud (Sydney), PhD (Sydney) Leticia BA (Hons) (Sydney), GradCertEdStud (Sydney), PhD (Sydney) Lismore
Darren Bryant Lecturer (Teaching Scholar) 02 66 20 3892
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr darren.bryant@scu.edu.au BA(UNE), BVA(Griffith), MA(SCU) Darren BA(UNE), BVA(Griffith), MA(SCU) Lismore
Nadine Cameron Research Officer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr nadine.cameron@scu.edu.au Nadine
Leigh Carriage Senior Lecturer 02 6620 3874
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms

Leigh is one of Australia's leading vocalists, songwriters, vocal educators and public speakers. In 2009 Leigh was awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning by the Vice Chancellor. The Citations recognise and reward the diverse contributions that individuals and teams make to the quality of student learning.

Since 1999 Leigh has been the coordinator of a Visiting Artists mentoring program for Women in Contemporary Music and more recently has developed an innovative website. The website shows the vibrant, creative and diverse contribution women musicians have made to Australian music and culture, including graduates and students from Southern Cross University. In a regional area especially, women students in non-traditional areas often lack support, and this website is one way of providing them with information, resources, contacts, mentors, and inspiration. http://www.scu.edu.au/womeninmusic/index.php

For over a decade Leigh has coordinated the APRA AMCOS Songwriters Seminars with artists such as: Blue King Brown, Hiatus Kaiyote, Lisa Gerard, Rob Hirst, Kerrianne Cox, Nerida Tyson-Chew, The Stiff Gins, Katie Noonan, Jon Hume, Elana Stone, Neil Murray and Mia Dyson. The overall design is that Australian Songwriters are invited to discuss their individual and or collaborative approaches to songwriting.

Other festival performances include the prestigious Monterey Jazz Festival USA as well as Wangaratta Jazz and Blues, Brisbane Jazz Festival, East Coast Blues and Roots, Woodford Folk Festival, Melbourne International Women's Jazz Festival and Mullum Music Festival, Sydney's Newport and Manly Festivals. Recently Leigh performed with her quartet at the Brisbane Festival in the famous Spiegeltent, along with two of Australia's most widely recognised jazz exports, Jamie Oehlers and Paul Grabowsky.

Research interests include vocal performance, vocal improvisation techniques, vocal artistry, vocal pedagogy and vocal recording. In 2015 at the International Jazz Voice Conference, Helsinki Finland, Leigh presented research on 'Hybridity in the music of Youn Sun Nah: New directions in jazz vocal style'. Leigh is currently engaged in researching and composing for her Ph.D. in Composition at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney University, in particular the hybridity of interactions in music collaboration. Leigh recently recorded two albums in Sydney at Studio 301, an original album Mandarin Skyline featuring Hamish Stuart, Jonathan Zwartz, Phil Slater, Matt McMahon, Sam Keevers, Steve Russell and Matt Smith. Mixed and mastered in LA by Grammy Award winning Engineer Helik Hadar. A ten track jazz album was also recorded featuring Brendan Clarke, Hamish Stuart, Steve Russell, Matt Smith. Mandarin Skyline was nominated for a National Bell Award in 2014.

Leigh recorded a new album Weave, featuring ten original compositions. Mixed by Jim Kelly and Mastered by William Bowden. Several pieces were written for large ensemble with horn and string sections: featuring violinists Lizzy Welsh and Natasha Conrau, cellist Charlotte Jacke, Violist Anna Webb, tenor saxophonist Julien Wilson, soprano saxophonist Carl Mackey, alto saxophonists Angela Davis and Tony Buchannan, baritone saxophonist Phil Noy, tenor saxophonist Carlo Barbaro, bassist Frank Di Sario, pianist Steve Russell, drummer Danny Fischer and guitarist Stephen Magnusson. Weave won Album of the Year in the North Coast Entertainment Industry Awards in 2016. leigh.carriage@scu.edu.au BA(UNE-NR), BContempMus(Hons)(SCU) Leigh BA(UNE-NR), BContempMus(Hons)(SCU) Lismore
Angela Coco Senior Lecturer 0266203038
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr For CV and other information view ePublications Page. angela.coco@scu.edu.au CELTA(Cam), DipT(BCAE), BA(Hons)(UQ), PhD(UQ) Angela CELTA(Cam), DipT(BCAE), BA(Hons)(UQ), PhD(UQ) Lismore
Grayson Cooke Deputy Head of School (Research) +61 2 6620 3839
School of Arts and Social Sciences Associate Professor Born in New Zealand and based in Australia, Grayson Cooke is an interdisciplinary scholar and media artist, Senior Lecturer in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University. Grayson has presented media art and live audio-visual performance works in Australia and internationally, and he has exhibited and performed in major international festivals such as the Japan Media Arts Festival, NeMaf in Seoul, VIDEOFORMES in France, TIVA in Taipei, and the FILE Festival in Sao Paulo. As a scholar he has published 20+ articles in academic journals. He is also an associate editor for the online peer-reviewed journal Transformations. He holds an interdisciplinary PhD from Concordia University in Montreal.

>>> Visit Grayson's personal website: http://www.graysoncooke.com

grayson.cooke@scu.edu.au BA(Hons)(VUW), PhD(Concordia) Grayson BA(Hons)(VUW), PhD(Concordia) Lismore
Sandy Darab Senior Lecturer (02) 6620 3028
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr sandy.darab@scu.edu.au BA(Hons)(N'cle), PhD(N'cle) Sandy BA(Hons)(N'cle), PhD(N'cle) Lismore
Emma Doolan Lecturer (02) 6620 3146
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr emma.doolan@scu.edu.au BFineArts (Hons), PhD Emma BFineArts (Hons), PhD Lismore
Fiona Fell Lecturer 612663897
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms fiona.fell@scu.edu.au BA(NRCAE), MA(SCU), PhD(Griffith) Fiona BA(NRCAE), MA(SCU), PhD(Griffith) Lismore
Rob Garbutt Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning) 02 6620 3350
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Rob Garbutt is a Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies and Written Communication at the School of Arts and Social Sciences. Rob is currently the Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning). His research takes an interdisciplinary cultural studies approach to issues of place, identity and belonging. Much of this work takes place with community members, or in collaboration with other researchers. His publications have focused on "settler" identity (for example in two books The locals and Inside Australian culture), explorations of relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians (in journals such as History and Anthropology and Cosmopolitan Civil Societies), and relationships in place between human and more-than-human inhabitants (in Continuum, Coolabah, M/C Journal and Transformations). In each instance, it is place, belonging and identity that are contexts for matters of concern. rob.garbutt@scu.edu.au PhD(SCU) Rob PhD(SCU) Lismore
Stephen Garrett Senior Lecturer 6620 3871
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr stephen.garrett@scu.edu.au PhD(Monash) Stephen PhD(Monash) Lismore
Kathomi Gatwiri Lecturer 07558-93114
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr kathomi.gatwiri@scu.edu.au BSocSci(SocWk), MCounsPsych, PhD(Flinders) Kathomi BSocSci(SocWk), MCounsPsych, PhD(Flinders) Gold Coast
Yvonne Hartman Senior Lecturer 02 6620 3043
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr yvonne.hartman@scu.edu.au PhD(SCU) Yvonne PhD(SCU) Lismore
Lynda Hawryluk Senior Lecturer 02 6620 3602
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr lynda.hawryluk@scu.edu.au BA(UWS), GradDipEd(Secondary)(UWS), MA(Hons)(UWS), PhD(UWS) Lynda BA(UWS), GradDipEd(Secondary)(UWS), MA(Hons)(UWS), PhD(UWS) Lismore
Barry Hill Senior Lecturer 66203908
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Dr Barry Hill is a musician and music researcher. As a bass player and guitarist, Dr Hill has peformed and recorded with many popular music ensembles, theatre and dance groups and multimedia projects both in Australia and overseas. His published research specialises in the fields of popular music culture and performance practice, audio technology and musicology. Dr Hill currently holds the position of Senior Lecturer at Southern Cross University School of Arts and Social Sciences.and teaches into the SCU Bachelor of Contemporary Music Undergraduate program. barry.hill@scu.edu.au BA(Monash), PhD(SCU) Barry BA(Monash), PhD(SCU) Lismore
Matt Hill Senior Lecturer 66203733
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Matt Hill is a Senior Lecturer and the Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Contemporary Music at Southern Cross University. He completed a PhD at James Cook University with a practice-based study researching the influence of new technologies on music creation in a variety of genres from historical, analytical and personal practice perspectives. His research interests include collaborative music making processes, film music, music analysis and musicians? work. Matt is a composer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist and has worked in a wide range of contemporary music contexts. He is the keyboard player and sound-scape co-designer with the group amphibian, with whom he has toured to the UK and throughout Australia. He won the NCIEA Dolphin album of the year award for his solo album `Warm Keep Warm? and has received Australia Council for the Arts grants with amphibian. His album `Stars and the Moon and Satellites? was released in 2018. matt.hill@scu.edu.au BA(ContempMus)(SCU), BA(Macquarie), BMusic(Hons)(JCU), GradCertAP(SCU), GradDipEd(Melbourne), PhD(JCU) Matt BA(ContempMus)(SCU), BA(Macquarie), BMusic(Hons)(JCU), GradCertAP(SCU), GradDipEd(Melbourne), PhD(JCU) Lismore
Wes Hill Senior Lecturer 6620 3291
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Dr. Wes Hill is an art historian, art critic, curator and artist who lectures in art theory and visual culture studies. Speciality research areas include modern, postmodern and contemporary art, the hipster, and the delimitation of critical/aesthetic/ethical taste in cultural practice. His most recent publications are "Art after the Hipster: Identity Politics, Ethics and Aesthetics" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) and "How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics" (Routledge, 2016). His writing is regularly published in magazines and journals such as Artforum, Frieze, Broadsheet, Eyeline, Artlink and Art and Australia. Wes has been awarded multiple Australia Council for the Arts grants, in 2004, 2008 and 2012, as well as multiple Arts Queensland grants, in 2004, 2006, 2012. In 2008 he was awarded the Art Gallery of New South Wales Dyason Bequest, for which he undertook a residency at the Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris. Curated exhibitions include "Archie Moore" (NCCA, Darwin) "Outside Thoughts" (CAT, Hobart) "This is what I do" (Metro Arts, Brisbane), and 'Speech Acts' (UTS Gallery, Sydney). As an artist he specialises in the medium of installation, collaborating with Wendy Wilkins as `Wilkins Hill? at institutions such as Sydney?s Museum of Contemporary Art, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Artspace (Sydney), and the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. wes.hill@scu.edu.au BFA(Hons)(QUT), BFA(QUT), PhD(UQ) Wes BFA(Hons)(QUT), BFA(QUT), PhD(UQ) Lismore
Andrew Jones Associate Lecturer (Teaching Scholar) 02 6620 3164
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr Andrew Jones is an Associate Lecturer in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University. He teaches into the Media Degree and is also engaged in a doctorate entitled: In/appropriating Sainthood - the Unbecoming Cause: Melancholy Wonder and Colonial Experiences. andrew.jones@scu.edu.au DipFilm&Television(SVAA), BA(MACQU), GradDipComm(UTS) Andrew DipFilm&Television(SVAA), BA(MACQU), GradDipComm(UTS) Lismore
Erika Kerruish Lecturer 07 5589 3172
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Dr Erika Kerruish
BAHon (ANU)
PhD (UNSW)

Erika teaches cultural studies and philosophy in the School of Arts and Social Sciences. Her research interests include aesthetics, social robotics, phenomenology and affect theory. She is an editor of the journal Transformations.

erika.kerruish@scu.edu.au BA(Hons)(ANU), PhD(UNSW) Erika BA(Hons)(ANU), PhD(UNSW) Gold Coast
Lynne McPherson Senior Lecturer 61 7 55893168
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Dr Lynne McPherson is a senior lecturer, social work and social welfare in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Southern Cross University Australia. Her publication and teaching interests are in the areas of child protection supervision, child, youth and family issues, post graduate learning and harm experienced by children in sport. She is currently involved in a major research project examining the implementation of the Integrative Model of Supervision. Prior to becoming an academic, Lynne spent more than 25 years as a senior social work manager and practice leader in child protection and the wider child, youth and family sector. She has undertaken roles as a practitioner, manager, training consultant and senior policy advisor. For more than a decade she was senior manager of the State-wide Professional Development and Workforce Strategy Unit for the Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia. In 1997, she was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to examine international best practice in child protection. In summary Lynne has considerable professional experience and expertise, significant leadership capability and strong national and international networks in the child protection industry. lynne.mcpherson@scu.edu.au BSocWk, MSocWk, PhD Lynne BSocWk, MSocWk, PhD Gold Coast
Lisa Milner Senior Lecturer 6659 3916
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Dr Lisa Milner completed her PhD at the University of Wollongong, and has been teaching at SCU since 2004, in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at the Coffs Harbour campus. Originally a filmmaker, she teaches mainly into the Media Program. Her research interests are interdisciplinary and wide ranging. Current research projects include radical theatre, labour history biography, community organisations and management, union movements and film, and community media and its discontents. lisa.milner@scu.edu.au BA(Hons)(UTS), PhD(UOW) Lisa BA(Hons)(UTS), PhD(UOW) Coffs Harbour
Annie Mitchell Associate Professor 02 66203910
School of Arts and Social Sciences Associate Professor Dr. Annie Mitchell is a Senior Lecturer in Southern Cross University?s Contemporary Music Program and Course Co-ordinator of the Bachelor of Contemporary Music Honours Program. Annie has a PhD in Music (Third Stream Composition), Masters Degree in Education (Adult Education in Music), Bachelor of Arts (Music) and Diploma of Education (Music/History). Her Doctorate included the composition of two jazz concerti plus thesis. She teaches contemporary music theory, musicianship, musicology, composition and arranging, music education, piano and ensemble. Her research interests include contemporary music theory, jazz and third stream composition, music pedagogy, community music, adult education, edutourism, and entertainment and musical careers on cruise ships. In 2012 Annie received an Australian University Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. Annie is double bassist in the Lismore Symphony Orchestra, North Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra and Clarence Valley Orchestra and was pianist with the Northern Rivers Big Band. She performs 12-15 concerts each year and composes and arranges compositions for orchestras, big bands, ensembles and choirs. Annie has experience in the supervision and examination of Honours students and post-graduate students at Masters and Doctoral levels. annie.mitchell@scu.edu.au DipEd(Qld), BA(Qld), MEd(NE), PhD(SCU) Annie DipEd(Qld), BA(Qld), MEd(NE), PhD(SCU) Lismore
Angela Nunn Associate Lecturer 02 6659 3173
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr

General Research Interests: governmentality, power relations, community development, public housing.

Specific Projects: Governing the estates: the deployment of 'community' on public housing estates, Residents Resistance Project

angela.nunn@scu.edu.au BEc(Syd), BSSc(Hons)(SCU), PhD(UQ) Angela BEc(Syd), BSSc(Hons)(SCU), PhD(UQ) Coffs Harbour
Liz Reimer Senior Lecturer 07 5589 3171
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr My research is positioned in the social sciences field of social welfare practice, policy and education. This includes building knowledge about how family-based practice enhances the wellbeing of children, young people and their families, and using this knowledge to influence social policy decisions and social welfare education curricula. My focus areas include family support, youth work, prevention and early intervention dimensions of the child wellbeing continuum, child neglect, and workforce issues such as professionalisation, the personal-professional nexus, and developing practice competence and wisdom in novice workers. liz.reimer@scu.edu.au DipTeach(UNSW), BA(Welfare Studies)(UWS), BCWelf(Hons)(UWS), PhD(UNISA) Liz DipTeach(UNSW), BA(Welfare Studies)(UWS), BCWelf(Hons)(UWS), PhD(UNISA) Gold Coast
Jean S Renouf Lecturer +61(0)2 6620 3895
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr

Jean s past employment history can be separated into three interrelated areas of work: academia, consultancies, and programme management. A common thread links these tightly: his passion for international relations, aid work, and non-traditional security issues. Jean was until recently working as a consultant, providing advisory services to international aid agencies. Prior to this, Jean worked as an international aid worker, leading and managing aid projects in the most challenging environments, including in Afghanistan, Congo, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, North Korea, Yemen, and more.

As an academic, Jean has completed his PhD in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); his Masters degree at the Paris Institute for Political Studies (aka Sciences Po Paris) and his Bachelor of Law at the University of Paris-West. Jean has taught as a casual academic at several universities in Europe and Australia and led and completed large-scale research projects in Afghanistan, Haiti, Central African Republic and the Congo.

LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jsrenouf/

Twitter account: https://twitter.com/Drjsrenouf

Personal short video introduction to International Relations: https://www.scu.edu.au/school-of-arts-and-social-sciences/pages/video-transcript-dr-jean-renouf/

jean.renouf@scu.edu.au PhD(LSE) Jean S PhD(LSE) Gold Coast
David Sanders Associate Lecturer(Teaching Scholar) 0266203869
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr david.sanders@scu.edu.au AssocDip(JazzStudies)(UniSyd), BContempMus(SCU) David AssocDip(JazzStudies)(UniSyd), BContempMus(SCU) Lismore
Gregory P Smith Lecturer 02 6620 3477
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr gregory.smith@scu.edu.au BSocSci(Hons)(SCU), BSocSci(SCU), PhD(SCU) Gregory P BSocSci(Hons)(SCU), BSocSci(SCU), PhD(SCU) Lismore
Jeanti St Clair Lecturer (Teaching Scholar) 02 6620 3126
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms I am Lecturer (Teaching Scholar) in Journalism in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University. My research focuses on journalism practice as a profession and on journalism curriculum design, particularly on authenticity and experiential learning. I have come to academia with a broad and lengthy professional practice as a journalist in radio, print and online media. I continue this practice as the arts critic for ABC Radio North Coast and have broadcast and/or published over 150 reviews between 2011 and 2017. My research publications are listed on my personal research page. I am involved in an interdisciplinary practice-based research which draw in my radio documentary background with place-making and audio design practices, and which is related to my PhD research. In 2016, I produced two locative audio walks in the Northern Rivers on the Soundtrails platform, one at Southern Cross University with my radio students, and the other for the village of Nimbin on the Aquarius Festival legacy. Since 2015, I have been producing a documentary feature film about artists in inner-city Melbourne in the 1980s and 1990s. jeanti.stclair@scu.edu.au BA(Deakin), GradCertAP(SCU), MA(Journalism)(UTS) Jeanti BA(Deakin), GradCertAP(SCU), MA(Journalism)(UTS) Lismore
Lester Thompson Senior Lecturer +617 55893167
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr lester.thompson@scu.edu.au BSc(UQ), BSocWk(UQ), MRegSc(UQ), PhD(UQ) Lester BSc(UQ), BSocWk(UQ), MRegSc(UQ), PhD(UQ) Gold Coast
Sue Trembath Lecturer 0755893173
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms sue.trembath@scu.edu.au Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work Sue Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work Gold Coast
Adele Wessell Associate Professor 61 2 6620 3946
School of Arts and Social Sciences Associate Professor adele.wessell@scu.edu.au BA(Hons)(UNSW), PhD(UNSW) Adele BA(Hons)(UNSW), PhD(UNSW) Lismore
Louise Whitaker Senior Lecturer 07 55893160
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr louise.whitaker@scu.edu.au BSocWk (UQ), MSocWk (UQ), PhD (Sydney) Louise BSocWk (UQ), MSocWk (UQ), PhD (Sydney) Gold Coast
Janie Conway-Herron Casual Academic (Teaching) 02 6620 3602
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Janie Conway-Herron is a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Southern Cross University. She has a PhD in writing from the University of Western Sydney and a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Technology Sydney. Janie has extensive experience as a novelist, poet, musician, lyricist and scriptwriter and her work has been published in a number of journals and anthologies including; Landscapes of Exile, Australian Folklore Journal, To The Edge: Poetry from Byron Bay and Beyond, Australian Humanities Review, The International Journal of Critical Psychology, Lint and, Belonging in the Rainbow Region: Cultural Perspectives on the North Coast. In 2007, 2009 and 2010 she conducted creative writing workshops with Burmese women refugees for NGO, Altsean Burma. Her work reflects her passion for human rights and explores landscapes of identity in both an historical and contemporary context. A novel, Beneath the Grace of Clouds, was published by Cockatoo Books in 2010. She is currently working on her next novel, `Spotlighting? due to be completed in 2013. janie.conway@scu.edu.au MA(UTS), PhD(UWS) Janie MA(UTS), PhD(UWS) Lismore
Nell Cook Casual Academic (Teaching) 73790
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr nell.cook@scu.edu.au BA(Hons), PhD(SCU) Nell BA(Hons), PhD(SCU) Lismore
Iris Curteis Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Introduction

I am a writer and oral storyteller with a background in Visual Arts (painting and batik) and Theatre. I am passionate about creativity, how it can change the way we thing about our lives and how this can add to our human communities.

I founded the Dorrigo Writers Group about seven years ago; we produce a Writers Journal, hold a public reading of works and organise workshops that are open to the public.

I am working towards the publication of my first novel.

My Interests


Words and language
Traditional folktales and oral storytelling
Magical realism and gothic styles
Experimental and hybrid writing
Intertextuality
Josef Beuys? `social sculpture? and his concept of `direct democracy?
Creativity
Human Community

My Publications

Curteis, I. `Letters to a Friend? in Coastlines 2: New Writing from Southern Cross, Eds. Iris Curteis, She Hawke, Nigel Hayes, Denny Prussian, Jacqui Reid, Che Yarrow, Southern Cross University, Lismore, 2001

Curteis, I. `The Hindrance of Holding a Raw Egg: Storytelling and the Liminal Space? in Local-Global, ReGenerating Community, Eds. Martin Mulligan, Kim Dunphy, Vol. 7, RMIT, Melbourne, 2010, pp. 150?164.

Curteis, I. `The Voice in Which it is Told: The Importance of the Human Voice in Life Stories and Folktales? in International Journal of the Arts in Society, Eds. Bill Cope, Mary Kalantziz, Vol. 5, Issue 5, University of Illinois Research Park, Champaign, Illinois, 2011, pp. 237?252.

iris.curteis@scu.edu.au BA(Hons)(UNE), BA(SCU), PhD(SCU) Iris BA(Hons)(UNE), BA(SCU), PhD(SCU) Lismore
Tim Dale Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr tim.dale@scu.edu.au DipDisabWrk(QLDTAFE), BA(LaTrobe), MSW(Griffith) Tim DipDisabWrk(QLDTAFE), BA(LaTrobe), MSW(Griffith) Gold Coast
Charlie De Salis Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr charlie.de.salis@scu.edu.au Charlie Lismore
Lyn Dickens Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr lyn.dickens@scu.edu.au MPCS(Sydney), PhD(Sydney) Lyn MPCS(Sydney), PhD(Sydney) Lismore
Vanda Dickson Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms vanda.dickson@scu.edu.au BSocW(UniSA) Vanda BSocW(UniSA) Gold Coast
Judy Felix Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms judy.felix@scu.edu.au DipEd(STC), BA(Syd), GradDipCouns(ACAP) Judy DipEd(STC), BA(Syd), GradDipCouns(ACAP) Gold Coast
Sally Galvin Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms sally.galvin@scu.edu.au BSocWk(UWS) Sally BSocWk(UWS) Gold Coast
Merridy Godwin Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms merridy.godwin@scu.edu.au MSocWk(GRIFF) Merridy MSocWk(GRIFF) Gold Coast
Lisa Goyne Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms lisa.goyne@scu.edu.au Lisa Gold Coast
Nigel Hayes Casual Academic (Teaching) 02 6620 3936
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr nigel.hayes@scu.edu.au Nigel Lismore
Clarissa Hitchcock Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mrs clarissa.hitchcock@scu.edu.au BSocWk(UQ) Clarissa BSocWk(UQ) Gold Coast
Mandy Hughes Casual Academic (Teaching) 66593945
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr amanda.hughes@scu.edu.au BA(ANU, GDipEd(UC), MLitt(Anthropology)(ANU), PhD(SCU) Mandy BA(ANU, GDipEd(UC), MLitt(Anthropology)(ANU), PhD(SCU) Coffs Harbour
Mandy Hughes Research Officer 66593945
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr amanda.hughes@scu.edu.au BA(ANU, GDipEd(UC), MLitt(Anthropology)(ANU), PhD(SCU) Mandy BA(ANU, GDipEd(UC), MLitt(Anthropology)(ANU), PhD(SCU) Coffs Harbour
Emma Kearney Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr emma.kearney@scu.edu.au PhD(SCU) Emma PhD(SCU) Lismore
Jo Kijas Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Jo Kijas is a public historian and adjunct lecturer at Southern Cross University. Jo?s research and consultancies have been in environmental, community and regional history, specialising in oral history practice and methodology. She established the history major at SCU in 1995 before leaving the region in 2000. Her PhD was on a history of internal migration and place contestation in northern NSW. Since 2002 Jo has built her consultancy business, Kijas Histories, including eight published commissioned histories (with five National Trust and Museums & Galleries awards) and over twenty reports and articles. Working as part of a dynamic team on her return to the region, she was the historian who designed and developed content for the extensive Lismore City Council?s heritage interpretation walk `The Wilson River Story Sites?. For the past eight years Jo has been an adjunct professor at Capella University in the USA, supervising PhD students. She has continued unit development and casual teaching at SCU over the past 15 years, returning to internal teaching in 2015. jo.kijas@scu.edu.au BA(hons)(Adelaide), GradDip(Ab'lStudies)(SACAE), Masters(Arts)(UniMelbourne), PhD(UTS) Jo BA(hons)(Adelaide), GradDip(Ab'lStudies)(SACAE), Masters(Arts)(UniMelbourne), PhD(UTS) Lismore
Anneli Knight Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr anneli.knight@scu.edu.au PhD(VU) Anneli PhD(VU) Lismore
Mellissa Kruger Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms I began with Southern Cross University in 2014 as a casual academic, courses include: Introduction to Social Welfare, Issues of Protection and Research for Social Work. From January 2006 to January 2014 I was a Lecturer and Course Coordinator at the University of South Australia. I coordinated and lectured in a variety of courses; Psychology 1A, Psychology 1B, Human Service Workers and the Law, Social Enquiry Methods, Child Centred Practice, Statutory Social Work, Group Work and Communication for the Human Services. Before I joined the University of South Australia I worked as the Senior Youth Practitioner in the field of Youth and Juvenile Justice. During this time I was involved in securing funding from Local, State and Federal Governments for the Port Augusta Youth Support Strategy. I was the Program Supervisor for a year and a half and continued on the management board until I left in late 2003 to take up a research position with the University of South Australia (a position I held for several years). I have also held various positions in State Government with Housing SA and Families SA. mellissa.kruger@scu.edu.au Mellissa Gold Coast
Barry Laing Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Barry Laing is also online Tutor for COM10295 Written Communication, School of Arts and Social Sciences barry.laing@scu.edu.au BA(Hons)(UWA), PhD(VU) Barry BA(Hons)(UWA), PhD(VU) Lismore
Inga Lie Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms inga.lie@scu.edu.au BSocWk Inga BSocWk Gold Coast
Chris Mamouzelos Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr chris.mamouzellos@scu.edu.au BArts(SCU), MArts(Griffith) Chris BArts(SCU), MArts(Griffith) Gold Coast
Lee Marshall Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms lee.marshall@scu.edu.au BSocSc(Deakin) Lee BSocSc(Deakin) Gold Coast
Nick Mattingly Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr nicholas.mattingly@scu.edu.au PhD Nick PhD Lismore
Maggie May Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr maggie.may@scu.edu.au BA(UNE), MER(Hons)(Griffith), PhD(Griffith) Maggie BA(UNE), MER(Hons)(Griffith), PhD(Griffith) Lismore
Sharryn McLean Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms sharryn.mclean@scu.edu.au BSocWk(UNSW), MMan(UTS) Sharryn BSocWk(UNSW), MMan(UTS) Gold Coast
Elaine Nuske Casual Academic (Teaching) 07 5589 3168
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr 2012 seconded as Researcher to Centre for Gambling Education and Research SCU General Research Interests

Foster care; research with children; counselling; problem gambling, qualitative methods

elaine.nuske@scu.edu.au BSc(Hons)(Salf), MA(Brun), PhD(SCU) Elaine BSc(Hons)(Salf), MA(Brun), PhD(SCU) Gold Coast
Dennis O'Brien Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr dennis.obrien@scu.edu.au BSocWk(UQ) Dennis BSocWk(UQ) Gold Coast
Alison Raymond Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms alison.raymond@scu.edu.au Alison Gold Coast
Grant South Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr grant.south@scu.edu.au MA(Griff), MSocWork(Griff) Grant MA(Griff), MSocWork(Griff) Gold Coast
Sabrina Stokes Casual Academic (Teaching) 075589 3173
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms sabrina.stokes@scu.edu.au BSocWork(UQ), GradDipEd(USC) Sabrina BSocWork(UQ), GradDipEd(USC) Gold Coast
Peter Strain Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr peter.strain@scu.edu.au BSocWk(UQ) Peter BSocWk(UQ) Gold Coast
Veronica Verner Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mrs veronica.verner@scu.edu.au BSW(UQ) Veronica BSW(UQ) Gold Coast
Meaghan Vosz Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms meaghan.vosz@scu.edu.au BAppSc-SocEcol(UWS), MA(UTS) Meaghan BAppSc-SocEcol(UWS), MA(UTS) Lismore
Sonya Voumard Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr sonya.voumard@scu.edu.au Sonya Lismore
Deb Wain Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr deb.wain@scu.edu.au PhD(DEAKIN) Deb PhD(DEAKIN) Lismore
Julie Walker Casual Academic (Teaching)
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms julie.walker@scu.edu.au MEd(TDev) Julie MEd(TDev) Gold Coast
Cherie Winter Casual Academic (Teaching) (02) 6659
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms email: cherie.winter@scu.edu.au cherie.winter@scu.edu.au BFA(UNSW), PostGradDipEd(USYD) Cherie BFA(UNSW), PostGradDipEd(USYD) Lismore
Leanne Brown Assistant to Head of School +61 2 6620 3136
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mrs Justice of the Peace leanne.brown@scu.edu.au Leanne Lismore
Gayle Cooper Administrative Officer 02 6626 9211
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms gayle.cooper@scu.edu.au Gayle Lismore
Rodney Douglass Technical Officer +61 2 6620 3893
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr rodney.douglass@scu.edu.au Rodney Lismore
Alan Hughes Technical Coordinator 02 6620 3893
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr alan.hughes@scu.edu.au Alan Lismore
Steve Law Technical Officer +61 2 6620 3879
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr steve.law@scu.edu.au Steve Lismore
Michael Moynihan Technical Officer 02 66263919
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr Photography, Painting and 3D Visual Arts Technical Officer michael.moynihan@scu.edu.au Michael Lismore
Jon Pinkerton Technical Officer 02 6620 3909
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr jon.pinkerton@scu.edu.au Jon Lismore
John Reynolds School Administration Manager 02 6620 3366
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr john.reynolds@scu.edu.au John Lismore
Troy Schmidt Technical Officer, Audio 02 6620 3909
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr troy.schmidt@scu.edu.au Troy Lismore
Mark Searle Technical Officer, Wood Workshop 02 6620 3938
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr mark.searle@scu.edu.au Mark Lismore
Ian Slade Media Facilities Officer 02 6620 3865
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr ian.slade@scu.edu.au Ian Lismore
Justine Stratton Administrative Assistant 0755893119
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mrs justine.stratton@scu.edu.au BA(Sydney), MASS(IUCN) Justine BA(Sydney), MASS(IUCN) Gold Coast
Sue Trembath Field Education Manager 0755893173
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms sue.trembath@scu.edu.au Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work Sue Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work Gold Coast
Mark Wittleton School Administration Manager 02 6659 3210
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr mark.wittleton@scu.edu.au Mark Lismore
Lisa Goyne Placements Coordinator
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms lisa.goyne@scu.edu.au Lisa Gold Coast
Natalie Parmenter Research Assistant
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms natalie.parmenter@scu.edu.au BSocSci(UWS), GradCertCouns(AustCollAppPsy) Natalie BSocSci(UWS), GradCertCouns(AustCollAppPsy) Gold Coast
Sabrina Stokes Manager 075589 3173
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms sabrina.stokes@scu.edu.au BSocWork(UQ), GradDipEd(USC) Sabrina BSocWork(UQ), GradDipEd(USC) Gold Coast
Meaghan Vosz Field Education Manager
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms meaghan.vosz@scu.edu.au BAppSc-SocEcol(UWS), MA(UTS) Meaghan BAppSc-SocEcol(UWS), MA(UTS) Lismore
Cherie Winter Technical Officer (02) 6659
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms email: cherie.winter@scu.edu.au cherie.winter@scu.edu.au BFA(UNSW), PostGradDipEd(USYD) Cherie BFA(UNSW), PostGradDipEd(USYD) Lismore
Sarah Armstrong Adjunct Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms sarah.armstrong@scu.edu.au Sarah Lismore
David Cashman Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr david.cashman@scu.edu.au David Lismore
Martin Chatterton Adjunct Senior Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr martin.chatterton@scu.edu.au Martin Lismore
Moya Costello Adjunct Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Introduction

I arrived at SCU just before 2008?s first semester and ended my continuing position late 2017. I am currently an adjunct/casual lecturer. I am a writer and have worked as an editor. I?ve taught semester-long writing subjects at the University of Canberra (a subject I wrote) online, the University of Adelaide (a subject I wrote), and Flinders University. I have given single seminars at the universities of Western Sydney and South Australia. I have taught writing at TAFE and to community groups.

Research

Grants and Awards

- Australia Council and Arts SA writing grants

- Varuna and Barbara Hanrahan Fellowships >

- Writer-in-Residence, Monash University

- guest: Sydney, Melbourne, Byron, Yamba, Gold Coast and Bellingen Writers Festivals. I launched my first book at the Adelaide Festival Writers Week, on the committee 1998-2000 and judged the Festival/Premier?s nonfiction award.

- judged awards including the Bank SA short-story award and Friendly Street Poetry awards.

Creative Production

Books: two collections of short fiction and two novellas published. Numerous short creative prose pieces published in anthologies (including Trangressions from Penguin and Picador New Writing ) and literary journals (including Meanjin ). Edited a number of anthologies. Write short creative and creative nonfiction prose (short fiction, prose poems, essays, catalogue essays, fictocriticism).

Scholarly Production

(please see the link above for papers):

- the Australian writer Murray Bail

- ecocriticism

- fabric and affect with Dr Denise Rall

- art writing (also with Dr Rob Garbutt)

- home (with SASS colleagues)

- food and wine (also with Dr Steve Evans)

- creative-writing pedagogy

- intertextuality

- experimental writing

- the gothic (also with Tessa Chuddy and Dr Nell Cook)

Teaching

Introduction to Creative Writing, Prose, Writing Genre, Writing from the Edge, Writing Short Stories, Issues and Themes in Contemporary Writing, Food and Wine Writing, Introduction to Editing and Publishing, and supervised in Independent and Writing Projects.

Supervision

PhDs: as principal one Masters and five PhDs, co-supervised three (two at the University of Adelaide), and currently co-supervising 1 PhD. Subject matter: writing and visual art, scriptwriting, Atlantic salve trade, Picasso, Gothic/Noir, storytelling and community transformation. Examined several PhDs and Masters (from universities of Canberra, New South Wales, Western Sydney, Adelaide, Victoria, Deakin and RMIT).

Honours: Supervised four theses to first-class, and three more. Subject matter: children?s writing, experimental writing, digital technologies (and realism and familial relationships), film script (non-horror serial murder), and short stories (community/place/loss). Examined several theses from Griffith University, the University of Adelaide, SCU etc.

Community Engagement

- Member of now defunct Arts and Culture Policy Advisory Group, Lismore City Council, Friends Lismore Regional Gallery (for whom I have written a catalogue essay), Byron Writers Festival, and informal Lismore Wine Club, Station Hotel.

- Read/perform my work at various venues.

- Chair numerous sessions at the Brisbane, Bellingen and Bryon Bay Writers Festivals.

- Write a wine review column for the Northern Rivers Echo 2009-2010 and The Village Journal (2012-present).

- Organised/co-organised eight readings in the Northern Rivers.

moya.costello@scu.edu.au DipEd(SydTC), BA(Syd), GradDipMedia(VC), MA(Deakin), PhD(Adel) Moya DipEd(SydTC), BA(Syd), GradDipMedia(VC), MA(Deakin), PhD(Adel) Lismore
Jan Davis Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences Adjunct Assoc Prof jan.davis@scu.edu.au DipPEd(Melb), GradDip(FineArt)(PIT), MA(FineArts)(SCU) Jan DipPEd(Melb), GradDip(FineArt)(PIT), MA(FineArts)(SCU) Lismore
Jon Fitzgerald Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences Associate Professor jon.fitzgerald@scu.edu.au BA(Qld), BMus(Qld), PhD(SCU) Jon BA(Qld), BMus(Qld), PhD(SCU) Lismore
Michael Hannan Adjunct Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Michael Hannan established the Contemporary Music program at Southern Cross University. Currently he is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Arts and Social Sciences.

EDUCATION

Hannan studied musicology at the University of Sydney and was awarded a PhD in 1979. In 1980 he undertook postgraduate studies in music composition with Peter Sculthorpe, with whom he had also worked as a composition assistant from 1969 to1971 and in collaborations throughout the 1970s. In 1983 he received a Fulbright Postdoctoral Award which enabled him to work for a year in the Program in Ethnomusicology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). While at UCLA Hannan also studied composition with Elaine Barkin.

PUBLICATIONS

Michael Hannan has written over seventy works for concert hall, stage and screen, including electronic and experimental works and works involving improvisation. He has issued a CD of his experimental piano interior works, Terrains, on Tall Poppies Records (2000), and he composed the songs and many of the soundscapes for the Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA)'s major music theatre production, The Flood (2004).

He is the sole author of three books, Peter Sculthorpe: His Music and Ideas 1929-1979 (University of Queensland Press, 1982), The Australian Guide to Careers in Music (UNSW Press, 2003) and The Music of Richard Meale (Wildbird, 2014). His main areas of published research activity are in:
  • Screen music and sound (particularly in Australian feature films)
  • Work practices of musicians
  • The education of professional musicians
  • The Beatles' music
  • Arts practice-based research
  • Music of Peter Sculthorpe, Richard Meale and Ross Edwards
  • Local music cultures
SUPERVISION

Michael Hannan has supervised 10 PhD and 4 Masters by Research projects to completion. These cover a broad topic range, including popular songwriting, contemporary a cappella music, electronic dance music, contemporary music theatre, new music composition, third stream jazz, ambient music, multimedia, intermedia frottage and music production. Most of his research students have done composite theses, combining a creative or performance project with a written contextualising paper (exegesis).

COMPETITIVE RESEARCH GRANTS

Hannan has received a variety of grants and awards including:

  • ARC Linkage-Project Grant (co-chief investigator with Professor Paul Thom and industry partner, Lyndon Terracini) Regional performing arts: theory, practice and policy ($87, 384 for 2003)
  • ARC Discovery -Project Grant (co-chief investigator with Dr. Rebecca Coyle and Professor Philip Hayward). Music production and technology in Australian Film: enabling Australian film to embrace innovation. ($136, 125 for period 2007-2010)
COMMUNITY SERVICE

Hannan was a member of the Music Board of the Australia Council from 1999 to 2002 and Chair of the Music Council of Australia from 2002 to 2004. He was a member of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) Commission for the Education of the Professional Musician from 2004-2010, and was its Chair, 2004- 2006 and 2008-2010. michael.hannan@scu.edu.au DipMusComp(Syd), BA(Syd), PhD(Syd) Michael DipMusComp(Syd), BA(Syd), PhD(Syd) Lismore
Louise Holdsworth Adjunct Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr louise.holdsworth@scu.edu.au PhD(SCU) Louise PhD(SCU) Lismore
Jo Kijas Adjunct Fellow
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Jo Kijas is a public historian and adjunct lecturer at Southern Cross University. Jo?s research and consultancies have been in environmental, community and regional history, specialising in oral history practice and methodology. She established the history major at SCU in 1995 before leaving the region in 2000. Her PhD was on a history of internal migration and place contestation in northern NSW. Since 2002 Jo has built her consultancy business, Kijas Histories, including eight published commissioned histories (with five National Trust and Museums & Galleries awards) and over twenty reports and articles. Working as part of a dynamic team on her return to the region, she was the historian who designed and developed content for the extensive Lismore City Council?s heritage interpretation walk `The Wilson River Story Sites?. For the past eight years Jo has been an adjunct professor at Capella University in the USA, supervising PhD students. She has continued unit development and casual teaching at SCU over the past 15 years, returning to internal teaching in 2015. jo.kijas@scu.edu.au BA(hons)(Adelaide), GradDip(Ab'lStudies)(SACAE), Masters(Arts)(UniMelbourne), PhD(UTS) Jo BA(hons)(Adelaide), GradDip(Ab'lStudies)(SACAE), Masters(Arts)(UniMelbourne), PhD(UTS) Lismore
Anneli Knight Adjunct Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr anneli.knight@scu.edu.au PhD(VU) Anneli PhD(VU) Lismore
John McKinnon Adjunct Senior Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr john.mckinnon@scu.edu.au John Lismore
Philip McLaren Adjunct Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr philip.mclaren@scu.edu.au Philip Lismore
Warwick Mules Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr warwick.mules@scu.edu.au Warwick Lismore
Baden Offord Adjunct Professor 02 6620 3162
School of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Baden Offord currently holds the Haruhisa Handa Chair of Human Rights, is Director of the Centre for Human Rights Education and Professor of Cultural Studies and Human Rights at Curtin University (since 2015). He is also Adjunct Professor of Cultural Studies at Southern Cross University.

Born in Aotearoa/NZ of Maori and Pakeha heritage. He was educated at The University of Sydney, Australian National University and Southern Cross University.

Baden is an internationally recognized specialist in sexuality, human rights and culture. His work on LGBTQ human rights in Southeast Asia and Australia is widely cited. In 2012 he was a sponsored speaker to the 14th EU-NGO Human Rights Forum in Brussels and conducted a lecture tour of Japan sponsored by the Australian Prime Minister's Educational Assistance Funds post the Great Eastern Tohoku Earthquake in 2011.

RESEARCH

Baden's research focuses on questions of identity, social justice, sexuality and gender, human rights, diversity and pedagogy. His research cuts across the fields of Cultural Studies, Asian studies, Australian Studies. He sees culture as the crucial fabric of political and social life.

He was the 2010-2011 Chair (Visiting Professor) in Australian Studies, The University of Tokyo and has held Visiting positions to universities in Spain, New Zealand, Australia, India and the United States.

His book, Homosexual Rights as Human Rights: Activism in Indonesia, Singapore and Australia (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2003), won the George Duncan Memorial Award in 2005. In 2006 he received a Manning Clark House Honourable Mention for an Outstanding Contribution to Australian Culture.

Recent Engagements

PUBLICATIONS

NEW BOOK

Editorial Boards

The Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies

Coolabah, Observatori: Centre d'Estudis Australians

International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies

TEACHING

A recipient of several national teaching awards, Baden teaches Cultural Studies in the Bachelor of Arts. He has had many Honours students and 12 PhD student completions with projects on gender and LGBTQ identity, cultural citizenship, surfing culture, refugees, Indigenous and critical pedagogy, journalism ethics, decolonisation, creative writing, ecocultural studies, activism, belonging, Buddhism and Foucault, critical race studies, human rights. He welcomes new Honours, MA and PhD students.

Student Reflections on Making a Difference in the World

SERVICE

Since 1997 he has provided expert testimony pro bono for more than 47 asylum cases by LGBT Southeast Asians in the USA & to the Canadian government and CNN.

Board Member, Centre for Australian Studies, University of Barcelona, Spain.

Prior to his academic career he worked for The Theosophical Society in Chennai, India, from 1986-1988, lecturing widely on Buddhism, Advaita Vedanta and contemporary Indian philosophies.

His passwords for life are curiosity and compassion.

baden.offord@scu.edu.au BA(Hons), BA(Syd), PhD(SCU) Baden BA(Hons), BA(Syd), PhD(SCU) Lismore
Geoff Page Adjunct Senior Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr geoff.page@scu.edu.au Geoff Lismore
Linda Rosenman Adjunct Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences Professor linda.rosenman@scu.edu.au Linda Gold Coast
Jessie Seymour Adjunct Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Miss jessie.seymour@scu.edu.au DipJourn, BA(Hons)(SCU), GradDipEd(SCU) Jessie DipJourn, BA(Hons)(SCU), GradDipEd(SCU) Lismore
John Smith Adjunct Senior Lecturer 02 6620 3901
School of Arts and Social Sciences Mr john.smith@scu.edu.au DipEd(STC), MA(Syd) John DipEd(STC), MA(Syd) Lismore
Elizabeth Stephens Adjunct Professor 61 2 6626 9331
School of Arts and Social Sciences Professor I am Associate Professor in Cultural Studies and Deputy Head of School (Research) in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University. My research focuses on queer and gender studies, and the histories of science, medicine, and technology. My publications include two monographs: Anatomy as Spectacle: Public Exhibitions of the Body, from 1700 to the Present (Liverpool UP, 2011; paperback 2013) and Queer Writing: Homoeroticism in Jean Genet's Fiction (Palgrave 2009). I have also edited the collection Anatomical Imag(inari)es: The Cultural Impact of Medical Imaging Technologies (special issue of Somatechnics, 2012), Embodiment and the Archival Imaginary (special issue of Australian Feminist Studies, 2010), and Male Bodies (special issue of Men and Masculinities, 2007). I am currently working on two monographs: A Critical Genealogy of Normality, and Technology and the Training of the Senses (both funded by the ARC). I am also currently involved in a series of collaborative projects with SymbioticA, the Centre of Excellence in the Biological Arts at UWA. A full list of my publications can be accessed at my academia page, linked above. elizabeth.stephens@scu.edu.au BA(Hons)(Curtin), PhD(Macq) Elizabeth BA(Hons)(Curtin), PhD(Macq) Lismore
Elizabeth Stops Adjunct Lecturer
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms elizabeth.stops@scu.edu.au Elizabeth Lismore