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)
Postgraduate Representative, Australian Women & Gender Studies Executive Committee- July 2016 – Present
Feminist theory, popular culture including sport, sex and sexual violence, research methods and ethics
Shawna is interested in blending her research skills and expertise with community advocacy and education. Her expertise is as a researcher, educator, speaker, writer, and advocate. She commentates on relevant social issues related to gender and sexual violence, and issues speicfic to higher education and the PhD experience.
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