Ms Shawna Marks

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College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Education
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Shawna Marks is a PhD researcher, educator, speaker and writer on sport and gender; everyday sexual violence; sex, consent, and dating culture; and sexual violence prevention.

Her PhD examines these issues in the broader context of sport, masculinity, and sexual violence, specifically amateur Australian football. This work considers how we construct masculinity, femininity, sex,and sexual violence as a community and the stake we all have in preventing sexual violence.


BBSc (Hons), PhD (in process)

Key responsibilities

Postgraduate Representative, Australian Women & Gender Studies Executive Committee- July 2016 – Present

Teaching interests

Feminist theory, popular culture including sport, sex and sexual violence, research methods and ethics

Expert for media contact
Gender studies
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Media expertise
  • Feminism
  • Gender studies
  • Sport
  • Violence
  • Women

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