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About Associate Professor Elizabeth Stephens

Associate Professor Elizabeth Stephens BA (Hons) (Curtin), PhD (Macquarie).
Elizabeth Stephens is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies and Deputy Head of School (Research) in the School of Arts and Social Sciences. She was formerly an ARC Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre of the History of European Discourses at the University of Queensland. Her research focuses on philosophies and histories of the body, informed especially by gender studies, queer theory, and critical theory. Her recent work focuses particular on histories and theories of science, medicine and technology. Current projects include the monograph A Critical Genealogy of Normality (co-authored with Peter Cryle).
Her books include Anatomy as Spectacle: Public Exhibitions of the Body from 1750 to the Present (Liverpool UP, 2011) and Queer Writing: Homoeroticism in Jean Genet’s Fiction (Palgrave, 2009), as well as the edited collections Virtual Anatomies: The Cultural Impact of New Medical Imaging Technologies (2012), Embodiment and The Archival Imaginary (2010, with Susan Stryker) and Male Bodies (2007). She is also involved in a series of collaborative projects with the SymbioticA, the Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts at the University of Western Australia.


Present Associate Professor of Cultural Studies, Southern Cross University School of Arts and Social Sciences
Present Deputy Head of School (Research), Southern Cross University School of Arts and Social Sciences

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PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6626 9331


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