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Dr Margie Serrato

Position: Casual Research Assistant
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SHSS Arts & Ed
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 52272369 +61 3 52272369



  • Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology), University of Central Florida, 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), University of Central Florida, 2002
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Anthropology), Texas A&M University, 2013


Subjects and units currently teaching

Courses at Deakin University include: Culture and Communication (ASS102, as Unit Chair), Anthropology of Crime and Violence (ASS229, as Unit Co-Chair), and Culture and Imagination (ASS101, as Unit Co-Chair).

Courses at Texas A&M University include: Social and Cultural Anthropology (ANTH210, as Instructor), Peoples and Cultures of the World (ANTH205, as Instructor), and Indians of North America (ANTH301, as Teaching Assistant).


Research interests

My larger interests include issues in Gender Studies (especially perceptions of gender in non-traditional contexts), Women's Studies, gender and sexuality, war and violence, and military culture and structure.  I am currently expanding on my doctoral research to conduct a cross-cultural comparison on the status of servicewomen in the U.S. military and the Australian Defence Force.

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