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About Dr Alison Watts

Dr Alison Watts: Grad Cert (Curtin), PhD (SCU), BA (Hons SCU), Bach (SCU).
Dr Alison Watts is a casual academic with the School of Business and Tourism at Southern Cross University. She has taught and lectured in interpersonal & business communication as well as delivering intensives off-shore at Shanghai and Tianjin, China. Alison is currently teaching in the MBA program at Gold Coast campus and SCU Online after successfully completing her Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching with Curtin University.

Alison was awarded her doctorate in 2015 which drew upon mental patient files to investigate mothers committed into Victorian mental institutions in the the early twentieth century. Her research interests are twentieth-century Australian histories of mental health, psychiatric treatments, patients, and institutional spaces, with a particular focus on gender and mothers as marginalised psychiatric identities.


Positions

2007 - Present Casual Academic, Southern Cross University School of Business and Tourism
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Grants

2018 - Present Grant Development Funding Scheme
Charles Sturt University, Faculty of Arts and Education
Remembering Mayday Hills
Role: Researcher
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2014 - Present Member, Australian History Association
2014 - Present Member, Australian Women's History Network
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Honors and Awards

  • APA Scholarship
  • (2009-2013)


Education

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2016 - 2017 Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, Curtin University ‐ School of Education
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2009 - 2015 PhD, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Arts and Social Sciences
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2003 - 2005 BA (Hons), Southern Cross University ‐ School of Arts and Social Sciences
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1998 - 2003 BA, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Arts and Social Sciences
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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6621 9443

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Book chapters (1)

Conferences (6)

Theses (2)