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Dr Kythera Watson-Bonnice

Lecturer in Sociology
Doctor of Philosophy, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Biography

Dr Watson-Bonnice specialises in femininities and women’s gender expressions. Her PhD thesis, titled "You can play with the ball, but don't get dirty": A hierarchy of heterosexual women’s gender expressions, explores the complexities around embodying various forms of femininities and provides a theoretical framework for theorising women’s gender expressions. Her research interests include femininity and women’s gender expressions; women and work, gender and sport, and gender neutral parenting.

Kythera is the co-convenor of the Australian Sociological Association Gender and Sexualities Thematic Group and Early Career Research Co-Representative for the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association.

Research interests

Sociology; Gender; Femininities; Gender Expression; Sexualities

Fields of Research

  • Sociology - 160800
  • Gender Specific Studies - 169901

Teaching areas

Sociology;Gender Studies;Academic Literacies

Awards

  • 2018, Swinburne, Official Recognition for Teaching Excellence by Swinburne Vice Chancellor and Provost, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2017, Swinburne, Official Recognition for Teaching Excellence by Swinburne Vice Chancellor and Provost, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2016, Swinburne, Official Recognition for Teaching Excellence by Swinburne Vice Chancellor and Provost, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2015, Swinburne, Official Recognition for Teaching Excellence by Swinburne Vice Chancellor and Provost, Swinburne University of Technology

Professional memberships

  • 2019 - 2019: Committee Member, Australian Women's and Gender Studies Association, Australia
  • 2016 - 2019: Member, The Australian Sociological Association, Australia

Publications

Also published as: Watson-Bonnice, Kythera; Watson-Bonnice, K.
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