Doctor Katherine Raw

Doctor Katherine Raw

Academic Program Advisor, Sport Development,
Personal Development, Health & Physical Education

Lecturer in Sport Development,
Personal Development, Health & Physical Education

Biography

Dr. Katherine Raw is a Lecturer in Sport Development at Western Sydney University. Her research focuses upon the use and management of sport as a vehicle to foster a variety of community outcomes, including social cohesion, gender equity, inclusion, health, prevention of domestic violence, and diplomacy. Her work has been conducted in partnership with a number of organisations, including Tennis Australia, the National Rugby League, Netball Australia, North Melbourne Football Club, and the Commonwealth Secretariat. Katherine’s fieldwork has been completed across a range of locations both locally and internationally, some of which include Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, and East Timor. Since 2012, Katherine has gained a range of teaching experience, having taught units within sport management, health, and exercise science programs at La Trobe University and Australian Catholic University. Currently, Katherine lectures across a number of Sport Development subjects at Western Sydney University.

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Qualifications

  • PhD Swinburne University of Technology

Awards

  • SMAANZ Student Research Award 2019-12-06
  • ACHPER Most Outstanding Graduate Award 2012-05-23

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education

Contact

Email: K.Raw@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone:
Mobile:
Location: Penrith (Kingswood)EHa
Parramatta

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 401243 Sport for Social Development, 2020
  • 401244 Sport Development Internship, 2020
  • 401246 Sport Development Applied Project, 2020
  • 401283 Community Sport Development, 2019

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Raw, K. (2020), 'Developing sport for women and girls in underserved and low socioeconomic communities', Developing Sport for Women and Girls, Routledge 9780367426545.

Journal Articles

  • Raw, K., Sherry, E. and Schulenkorf, N. (2022), 'Managing sport for development : an investigation of tensions and paradox', Sport Management Review, vol 25, no 1 , pp 134 - 161.
  • Raw, K., Sherry, E. and Rowe, K. (2019), 'Sport-for-development organizational hybridity : from differentiated to dysfunctional', Journal of Sport Management, vol 33, no 5 , pp 467 - 480.
  • Raw, K., Allen-Craig, S. and Smith, R. (2015), 'The future in youth sport program, Timor-Leste : impacts on youth, coaches and community', International Sports Studies, vol 37, no 2 , pp 4 - 18.

Conference Papers

  • Raw, K., Sherry, E. and Rowe, K. (2017), 'Sport for social cohesion : longitudinal impacts and challenges', European Association of Sports Management. Conference, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Raw, K., Sherry, E. and Rowe, K. (2016), 'Sport for social cohesion : exploring impacts and influences', Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand. Conference, Auckland, N.Z..

Other Publications

  • 2021, 'Tennis New South Wales 'Play Project' Research Report 2021', Report
  • 2019, 'PSP Report: Fiji and Vanuatu: Pacific Sports Partnerships Program Research Report', Report
  • 2019, 'Tonga Evaluation: Pacific Outreach Program Research Report', Report
  • 2019, 'Fiji Evaluation: Pacific Outreach Program Research Report', Report
  • 2019, 'Samoa Evaluation: Pacific Outreach Program Research Report', Report
  • 2018, 'Tonga Evaluation: Pacific Outreach Program Research Report', Report
  • 2018, 'Voice against Violence: Research Report', Report
  • 2018, '2018 NRL: Papua New Guinea: Annual Research Report', Report
  • 2018, 'Fiji Evaluation: Pacific Outreach Program Research Report', Report
  • 2018, 'Samoa Evaluation: Pacific Outreach Program Research Report', Report
  • 2017, '2017 NRL: Papua New Guinea: Annual Research Report', Report

Previous Projects

Title: Females in Tennis (FiT)
Funder:
  • Tennis Australia Ltd
Western Researchers: Katherine Raw and Tony Rossi
Years: 2020-02-03 - 2020-03-13
ID: P00026427

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