Dr Margaret Becker

Lecturer in Public Health

College of Medicine and Public Health

Research expertise

I am an anthropologist with research interests in gender, critical development, women's empowerment, development NGOs, rights and social change. I have a particular interest in the context of Nepal. I am currently joint CI on a study that focuses on Hip Hop and Indigenous youth and connection to culture.

Research expertise

I am an anthropologist with research interests in gender, critical development, women's empowerment, development NGOs, rights and social change. I have a particular interest in the context of Nepal. I am currently joint CI on a study that focuses on Hip Hop and Indigenous youth and connection to culture.

place Health Sciences Building (2.15)
Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Anthropology and History major (University of Adelaide)

PhD, Anthropology and Development Studies (University of Adelaide)

Honours, awards and grants
  • 2017 Academic Mentor of the Year - Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education, University of Adelaide
  • 2017-2020 Mountford Award, (Dianne Rodger, Margaret Becker), University of Adelaide
  • 2015 Wang Gungwu Prize for best journal article - Asian Studies Review
  • 2015 Trust Fund Bursary, Australian Federation of University Women (SA)
  • 2009 DR Stranks Travelling Fellowship, University of Adelaide
  • 2009 George Fraser Scholarship, University of Adelaide
  • 2008 University Medal - University of Adelaide
Research expertise
Anthropology
Gender Studies
Human Rights
International development
Research interests

My research interests include gender, critical development, women's empowerment, development NGOs, rights and social change. I have a particular interest in the context of Nepal.

Topic coordinator
PHCA2508 Critical Perspectives on Global Health and Development
WMST2017 Gender, Globalisation and International Development
WMST8003 Gender, Globalisation and International Development
PHCA1509 Health and Healthcare Equity for a Just and Sustainable World
Topic lecturer
PHCA2508 Critical Perspectives on Global Health and Development
WMST2017 Gender, Globalisation and International Development
WMST8003 Gender, Globalisation and International Development

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