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Sophie Sunderland

Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20072012
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Personal profile

Biography

I completed my doctorate within the Discipline of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia in 2009. My dissertation was entitled, 'Representations of the Secular: Neutrality, spirituality and mourning in Australian and Canadian cultural politics.' I am now an Honorary Research Fellow within English and Cultural Studies.

Since 2006 I have tutored and guest lectured across UWA, Curtin University and Murdoch University in disciplines including cultural studies, English, anthropology and sociology, gender and sexualities, and media studies. I was also a Learning Skills Adviser with Student Services at UWA.

I currently work in the private sector as a social research and policy consultant. This includes projects focused on career education and development, transitions, lifelong learning, and vocational education and training.

Roles and responsibilities

Advisory Board, Religion and Globalisation Initiative, University of Western Australia.

Research

Secularisms
Public policy
Workforce development

Keywords

  • Secularism in Australian and Canadian cultural politics
  • Cultural mourning and loss
  • Critical thinking and pedagogy
  • Academic writing and composition
  • Student learning experience

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labor force Agriculture & Biology
public policy Agriculture & Biology
Neutrality Arts & Humanities
Spirituality Arts & Humanities
Cultural Politics Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2007 2012

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Other chapter contribution
  • 1 Review article
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

Grieving secularism: Jane Campion's secular daughters in spiritual spaces.

Sunderland, S., 2012, In : Studies in Australasian Cinema. 6, 1, p. 73-85

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Introducing Discomforts

Sunderland, S. & Randell-Moon, H., 2012, In : Cultural Studies Review. 18, 2 (2012), p. 3-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secular Discomforts and on Mad Men

Sunderland, S., 2012, In : Cultural Studies Review. 18, 2 (2012), p. editor

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Trading the Happy Object: Coffee, Colonialism, and Friendly Feeling

Sunderland, S., 2012, In : M/C Journal. 15, 2 (2012), p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Roses

Sunderland, S., 2010, Westerly. 55:2 ed. Perth, Australia: The University of Western Australia, p. p.157-165

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution