Current HDR Students

Nick Agafonoff

Do brands teach us things? An Ethnomethodology of Successful Versus Unsuccessful Brand Pedagogies - PhD

Supervisors: Megan Watkins and Gay Hawkins

Ilia Antenucci

Ilia Antenucci

Beyond the Cloud. Security and the Making of Digital Cities in Cape Town and Kolkata - PhD

Supervisor: Brett Neilson and Jessica Whyte

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Vanicka Arora

Post-Disaster (Re) Construction of Cultural Heritage: Negotiating Value, Authenticity and Acceptable Change in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal - PhD

Supervisor: Hayley Saul, Emma Waterton and Denis Byrne

Helen Barcham

Beyond the 'Docile Subject': Women's Entanglements with Therapy Culture as Ethical Self-Making - PhD

Supervisor: Tanya Notley and Penny Rossiter

Utsab Bhattarai

Utsab Bhattarai

Resilience Building: A Study of Livelihood Management Practices of the Sherpa People in the Khumbu (Everest) Region, Nepal - PhD

Supervisor: Robyn Bushell, Emma Waterton and Felicity Picken

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Christopher Cheng

Translocal Built Environment of Chinese Emigration from the Pearl River Delta to Australia - PhD

Supervisor: Denis Byrne, Ien Ang and Jocelyn Chey

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Bhavya Chitranshi

The Cusp of Postcapitalist and Feminist Praxis: In Adivasi Contexts - PhD

Supervisor: Katherine Gibson and Stephen Healy

Alexandra Coleman

The Socio-Cultural Experiences of Students from Western Sydney Who Are the First in Their Family to Attend University - PhD

Supervisor: George Morgan, Penelope Rossiter and Shanthi Robertson

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Matt Dalziel

What Role Does Socio-economic Status Play in Determining the Digital Information Seeking Behaviours Amongst Year 11 Students Considering Post-secondary Career Options? - PhD

Supervisor: Jerry Watkins and Megan Watkins

Luigi Di Martino

Luigi Di Martino

Digital Diplomacy - New Strategies for a Social Public Diplomacy - PhD (submitted)

Supervisor: Ien Ang and Greg Noble

Amelia Duong

Young Women in Hip Hop - MRes

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Xuegang Fan

Alternative Food Networks in China: New Peasantry and Reproduction of Alternative Agricultural Space - PhD

Supervisors: Katherine Gibson and Stephen Healy

Kecia Fong

Challenging Conservation: Negotiating Space, History, and Culture - PhD

Supervisor: Donald McNeill, Emma Waterton and Deborah Stevenson

Caroline Gasteen

Understanding, Evaluating and Critiquing Contemporary Digitisation Practices of Australian Museums- PhD

Supervisors: Fiona Cameron and Liam Magee

Raymond Gibson

'Management Cultures and Aboriginal Organisations' - DCR

Supervisors: Karen Soldatic and Louise Crabtree

Justin Gaudry

'Panpsychism and Social Theory' - MRes

Supervisor: Stephen Healy

Mohammad Hanafi

'Religious Values in Civic Engagement in Indonesian Higher Education' - PhD

Supervisors: Greg Noble and Megan Watkins

Michael Hartup

Michael Hartup

Self-disclosure Beyond ‘Vulnerability’: Young People, Musical Biographies, Technology and Music-making - PhD (submitted)

Supervisor: Amanda Third and Philippa Collin

Thi Thu Ha Hoang

Thi Thu Ha Hoang

Korean Popular Culture, Vietnamese Fan Practices and Transculturalism - PhD

Supervisor: Ien Ang, David Rowe and Anna Cristina Pertierra

Tsvetelina Hristova

Tsvetelina Hristova

Transformation of Professional Work Through Digital Mobility of Labour; the Case of Teleradiology - PhD

Supervisor: Brett Neilson and Shanthi Robertson

Sky Hugman

Cross-Sector Knowledge Sharing - PhD (submitted)

Supervisor: Amanda Third and Philippa Collin

Clinton Johnson

Complicating Nation? Examining Federally Funded Touring Exhibition in an Assemblage Framework - PhD

Supervisors: Deborah Stevenson and Emma Waterton

Marina Khan

Marina Khan

Technological Spaces and Network Governance: Transformations in the Australian Migration Industry - PhD

Supervisor: Shanthi Robertson and Tanya Notley

Paul Kleynjan

Male Activists and Feminism - MRes

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Amrita Limbu

Everyday Social Protection of Transnational Families: Nepali Migration to Australia and Qatar – PhD

Supervisor: Shanthi Robertson and Brett Neilson

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Jian Lin

Creative Labour in the Cultural Industries of China: Self-realisation, Governmentality and Subjectivity - PhD (joint award with University of Amsterdam)

Supervisor: Ned Rossiter - PhD

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Anisah Madden

Nourishing Deep Pluralism: How Community Food Sector Practices Build Rituals of Care and Connection Across Difference - PhD

Supervisors: Katherine Gibson, Stephen Healy, Gerda Roelvink

Philippa Mansor

The Cultural Practice of Astrology: a Case Study of Contemporary Traditional Practice - PhD (submitted)

Supervisor: Brett Neilson, Elaine Lally and Zoe Sofoulis

Kelly Menzel

Exploring the Need to Recruit Aboriginal Health Practitioners in Mainstream Healthcare Settings - DCR

Supervisors: Louise Crabtree and Karen Soldatic

Luke Munn

Luke Munn

Approaching Algorithmic Power - PhD (submitted)

Supervisor: Ned Rossiter and Juan Francisco Salazar

Dan Musil

Dan Musil

'Co-operating for a Just Transition' – Subjects of Economy, Low-Carbon Transition and the Earthworker Cooperative - PhD

Supervisor: Katherine Gibson and Stephen Healy

Jasbeer Musthafa Mamalipurath

Jasbeer Musthafa Mamalipurath

Conceptualisation of Discourse About Islam on a Secular Platform - PhD

Supervisor: Shanthi Robertson, Adam Possamai, Jennifer Cheng

Kate Naidu

Kate Naidu

Issues of 'Interculturality' in Indonesian Language Teaching - PhD

Supervisor: Greg Noble and Megan Watkins

Mauricio Novoa

New Pedagogies for Design: Revaluating the Design Artefact for the Post-Industrial Revolution - PhD

Supervisor: Juan Salazar and Bob Hodge

Pryor Aldous A. Placino

Pryor Aldous Placino

Lively Stones: a Study of Informal Sand, Gravel and Rubble Mining in the Philippines -  PhD

Supervisor: Katherine Gibson and Stephen Healy

Andrea Pollio

Andrea Pollio

The Startup of Solidarity. Economic Experts, Social Enterprises and the Reengineering of Humanitarianism in Cape Town - PhD (submitted)

Supervisor: Donald McNeill and Sarah Barns

Lisa Portolan

How has online dating changed the way relationships are instigated, developed and navigated? - PhD

Supervisor: Amanda Third and Philippa Collin

Calico Prince

Cali Prince

The Fourth Space: Cultivating Collaborative Creativity in Praxis, at the Intersection of People and their Communities, Artists and Institutions - PhD

Supervisor: Philippa Collin, Gabriela Coronado and James Arvanitakis

Billy Pringle

Is the Political 'Moment' of 'Brexit' and the Election of Donald Trump to the Office of US President Reshaping Australian Political Discourse, Particularly Discourses of Neoliberalism?

Supervisor: Gregory Noble and Brett Neilson

Gina Rocafort Gatarin

Gina Rocafort Gatarin

Moving in Managed Chaos: Social Movements Changing Manila's Transport System - PhD

Supervisor: Paul James and Anna Cristina Pertierra

Sajal Roy

Sajal Roy

Long-term Effects of Extreme Weather Events on Rural Livelihoods and Gender Relations: A Case Study of the Cyclone Aila's Impacts on the Shora (Muslim) and Munda (Hindu) Sundarbans Forest Communities of Bangladesh - PhD

Supervisor: Liam Magee and Penny Rossiter

Oznur Sahin

Oznur Sahin

City as Stage, City on Stage: Governing the City Through Performances - PhD

Supervisor: Deborah Stevenson and Donald McNeill

Md Sabbir Sharif

A critical look at the housing career of Australian immigrants’ entry to homeownership - PhD

Supervisors: Louise Crabtree and Neil Perry

Francesca Sidoti

Young Adults and the Disclosure of Choice - PhD

Supervisor: George Morgan and Greg Noble

David Spillman

Exploring Collaborative Competence - DCR (submitted)

Supervisor: Bob Hodge and Louise Crabtree

Ian Steep

An Inquiry Into the Lived Experiences of Nepalese Students Studying at Australian Third Party Providers of Higher Education Using Bourdieu's Theory of Practice - PhD

Supervisor: Megan Watkins and Tania Ferfolja

Karen Sy de Jesus

Karen Sy de Jesus

Quo Vadis, Chinese Diaspora? Cultural Identities in the Transnational Social Field - PhD

Supervisors: Ien Ang and Shanthi Robertson

Skye Tasker

Skye Tasker

'Who - or what - are experts of young people's data journeys? Exploring the power relations and curation of mHealth applicants' - PhD

Supervisors: Philipa Collin and Teresa Swist

Alejandra Villanueva

Alejandra Villanueva

Shaping Up Bodies: An Ethnography of Masculinities and Physical Training in Sydney - PhD

Supervisors: Greg Noble and George Morgan

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Vanessa Whittington

Moved to care for Country? Visitors, landscape, affect and the role of heritage interpretation - PhD

Supervisors: Emma Waterton and Denis Byrne

Yinghua

Yinghua Yu

How do ‘New Chinese’ Professional Women Negotiate Their Workplace Identities and Work/Life Balance in Sydney? - PhD

Supervisors: Professor Greg Noble, Dr Sheree Gregory and Dr Liam Magee