Staff profile - Margie Serrato

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Dr Margie Serrato

Position: Casual Academic
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 52272369 +61 3 52272369
Email: margie.s@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

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


Academic

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

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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