Dr Thomas Sandercock

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Casual Academic

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2017
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Deakin University, 2013
Bachelor of Arts (Professional & Creative Writing), Deakin University, 2011

Biography summary

Tom Sandercock is a Casual Academic in Writing and Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Media Studies in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University.

His research and teaching interests include gender and sexuality studies, LGBTQ studies, children's and young adult literature and media, literary and cultural studies, and gender and sexual representation.

Research interests

  • Transgender Representation
  • Gender Diversity
  • LGBTQI Representation
  • Children's and Young Adult Media
  • Literature and Screen Texts
  • Australian Literature

Affiliations

Australian Women's and Gender Studies Association (Executive Member, ECR Representative)

Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Australasian Children's Literature Association for Research

National Tertiary Education Union

Teaching interests

  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • LGBTQ Studies
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Media, Film, and Television Studies
  • Children's Literature and Media
  • Youth Culture

Units taught

  • ALL256: Gender, Sex and Literature (Unit Chair in 2019)
  • AGS102: Histories of Sex and Gender
  • AGS101: Sex and Gender: Ideas That Changed the World
  • ALL375: Shakespeare: Six Plays, Six Worlds
  • ALL260: Australian Literature
  • ALL153: Literature for Children and Young Adults
  • ALL154: Power Politics and Texts for Young People
  • ALL326: Gender and Sexuality in Texts for Young People (Unit Coordinator in 2016)
  • ALC104: Media Genres: Negotiating Textual Forms And Pleasures
  • LIT124: Children's Literature: The Oral Tradition (at Charles Sturt University)

Awards

  • Letter recognising Excellence in Teaching from Associated Head of School (Teaching and Learning), Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University
  • Deakin University Shortlisted Award for Alfred Deakin Medals for Doctoral Theses
  • Deakin University Post-PhD Prize, 2017
  • Deakin University HDR Publication Prize, 2016
  • Letter recognising Excellence in Teaching from Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning). Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, 2015
  • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship, 2013-2016.
  • Deakin University Vice-Chancellor’s Prize, 2013

Publications

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2017

Transing the small screen: loving and hating transgender youth in Glee and Degrassi

T Sandercock

(2017), Diversity in gender and visual representation, Basingstoke, Eng., B1

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2015

Transing the small screen: loving and hating transgender youth in Glee and Degrassi

T Sandercock

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 436-452, Journal of Gender Studies, C1

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2014

'Stanley Schupak doesn't live here anymore': un/becoming transsexual and coming home in Duncan Tucker's Transamerica

T Sandercock

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 7-7, Outskirts, Perth, W. A., C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report