Claire Cooke

Dr, PhD

  • The University of Western Australia (M208), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • The University of Western Australia (M302), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • The University of Western Australia (M356), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20122018
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Personal profile

Biography

Claire Cooke is an honorary research fellow in the History Department at the University of Western Australia. Dr. Cooke received her Ph.D. in Gender Studies from the University of Western Australia in 2016.

Dr. Cooke is also a member of the Australian Women's History Network's Lilith Editorial Collective.

Funding overview

2018
Australian Historical Association and Copyright Agency Award. A six-month competitively funded award for early career researchers


2017
Australian Academy of the Humanities, Humanities Travelling Fellowship supports Early Career Researchers to conduct overseas research and collaborate with international colleagues

2016
Australian Research Council Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship Mentoring Scheme, University of Melbourne, for early-career women researchers in the humanities and social sciences, 28 November-2 December 2016 (fully funded)

Global Scholars and Diversity Grant to present at the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations conference, University of San Diego, 23-25 June 2016

University of Western Australia, School of Humanities Publication Grant for third publication

2015
Short-term Fellowship to spend two weeks in residency to undertake research at the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University

University of Western Australia, School of Humanities Publication Grant for second publication

2014-2015
Florence A. Bell Research Award supports scholars using the Methodist collections at Drew University

2013
University of Western Australia, School of Humanities Conference Travel Grant

University of Western Australia, School of Humanities Publication Grant for first publication

2012- 2014
Australian Postgraduate Award ($25000 p.a. AUD)
University of Western Australia Top-Up Award

2012
University of Western Australia, School of Social and Cultural Studies Research Funding

University of Western Australia, University Graduate Research Travel Award

Research

Her research focuses upon African American missionary women working within South Africa during the early twentieth century. Her work has appeared in Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies, the Australasian Review of African Studies and Mission Studies.

Keywords

  • Women's History
  • African History
  • American History
  • Religion
  • Gender Studies

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Research Output 2012 2018

Breaking boundaries, defying borders: transnational networks of gender and race in South Africa and the United States

Cooke, C. & Stevenson, A. 2 Jan 2018 In : Safundi. 19, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

apartheid
gender
humanitarianism
people of color
denomination
missionary
motherhood
church
Africa
Daughters

Recovering the transnational life of Charlotte Maxeke: an interview with Zubeida Jaffer

Stevenson, A. & Cooke, C. 2 Jan 2018 In : Safundi. 19, 1, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

women's rights
beauty
colonial age
twentieth century
conversation

Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810

Cooke, C. Dec 2017 In : Journal of Religious History. 41, 4, p. 553-554 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review