School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Early career researcher at the University of Adelaide
Dr Kirsty Whitman is a Lecturer in Social Sciences at The University of Adelaide. She has a PhD in Gender Studies and Social Analysis and Politics from The University of Adelaide. Her research interests include social inclusion, equity in education, gender and social class, intersectionality theory, community engagement, parenting and intimacy, industrial relations and Australian politics. . She has published her research findings with several leading publishers, and has worked with local and state government.
Kirsty is currently working on a project looking at community engagement and social inclusion at The City of Playford in partnership with the South Australian Department of Education. She has previously worked on a competitive grant project for the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education looking at the experience of low-SES students.
Date Position Institution name 2018 Lecturer University of Adelaide 2017 - 2017 Course Coordinator University of Adelaide 2016 - 2017 Tutor University of Adelaide, Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title 2007 - 2013 The University of Adelaide South Australia PhD — The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (Honours 1st Class)
Year Citation 2018 Whitman, K. (2018). Working-Class Masculinities at the Nexus of Work, Family and Intimacy in the Age of Neoliberalism: Or, Are the Times Really A-Changin'?. In C. Walker, & S. Roberts (Eds.), Masculinity, Labour, and Neoliberalism Working-Class Men in International Perspective (pp. 265-287). Switzerland: Springer.
Report for External Bodies
Year Citation 2016 Whitman, K. L., habel, C., & stokes, J. (2016). Exploring the Experience of Low-SES Students Via Enabling Pathways.
2015 NCSEHE Grant Scheme (with Dr Chad Habel and Ms Jennifer Stokes). $26,697
2017 Gender, Equity Diversity and Inclusion Grant (with Dr Dee Michell). $3500
2018 School of Social Sciences Research Initiative Scheme. $2000
ARTS 1007 The Enquiring Mind
ARTS 1008 The Enquiring Mind Arts Advanced
POLIS 3103 Democracy and Political Change (with Associate Professor Wayne Errington)
POLIS 3102 Dilemmas of the Modern State
Date Role Membership Country 2019 - ongoing Member University of Adelaide Employability Community of Practice Australia 2012 - ongoing — The Fay Gale Centre Australia
Date Title Engagement Type Institution Country 2018 - ongoing Dr Kirsty Whitman Public Community Engagement The City of Playford Australia
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