Dr Anna Denejkina

Anna Denejkina


Adjunct Fellow, THRI


Dr Denejkina is an early career researcher. Her research focuses on intergenerational trauma transmission, specifically in military families. She is interested in military family wellbeing, including the psychological, emotional and physical wellbeing of children in military families.

Dr Denejkina has a PhD in Sociology - this research examined familial relationships pertaining to returned Soviet veterans of the Soviet-Afghan War, 1979 to ’89: a mixed methods study into the intergenerational transmission of war-related trauma from parents to children.

Research Interests

  • Intergenerational Trauma Transmission
  • Military Families
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Collective Trauma
  • Epigenetics
  • Psychotraumatology


  • Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • Ukraine Democracy Initiative
  • The Australian Sociological Association

Qualifications and Recognition

  • University of Technology Sydney Research Excellence Scholarship 2016-01-01
  • Research Training Program Scholarship (Australian Commonwealth Government) 2016-01-01
  • PhD University of Technology Sydney

Research & Publications

  • For a complete list of my publications please see my publications page (opens in a new window)

Contact Details

Telephone+61 2 9685 9706
LocationParramatta South