School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Dr Pam Papadelos is a senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Criminology & Gender Studies and co-Director of the Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender. Her teaching and research focus on the ways gender intersects with race, class and sexuality. Her work examines the gendered dimensions of cross-cultural practices for post-war migrants and their descendants and, in particular, engages with current debates in Australia on managing cultural diversity, strengthening social cohesion and widening concepts of national identity. In addition, Pam is interested in the critical evaluation of current models of masculinity.
Pam Papadelos is the co-Director of The Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender and a member of the Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research.
Her research interests include:
- Race and Ethnicity (Multiculturalism and Identity)
- Migration Studies
- Masculinity Studies
- Theorising Subjectivity
- Feminist Theory (Poststructuralism)
Date Position Institution name 2014 - ongoing Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2017 Fellowship Barbara Kidman Fellowship University of Adelaide Australia - 2015 Teaching Award Faculty of Arts Excellence in Teaching Award University of Adelaide - - 2015 Fellowship ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Mentoring Scheme Fellowships University of Melbourne - -
Language Competency Greek, Modern (1453-) Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title University of Adelaide Australia PhD
Year Citation 2023 Bagaporo, J. L. L., & Papadelos, P. (2023). “Yes, I’m Doing It”: Conflict-Induced Internally Displaced Filipino Men’s Enactments of Masculinity. Men and Masculinities, 21 pages.
2021 Papadelos, P., Beasley, C., & Treagus, M. (2021). Social change and masculinities: exploring favourable spaces?. Journal of Sociology, 59(2), 144078332110482.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2021 Papadelos, P. (2021). “Greeks are different to Australians”: understanding identity formation among third-generation Australians of Greek heritage. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 44(11), 1975-1994.
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2019 Papadelos, P. (2019). Living between two cultures: reflecting on Greek orthodox mourning practices. Social Identities, 25(2), 254-268.
2017 Eate, P., Beasley, C., Papadelos, P., Treagus, M., & Augoustinos, M. (2017). Schooling the public on boys: the ongoing salience in media representations of the "crisis" in boys' education. Feminist Media Studies, 17(2), 248-263.
DOI Scopus9 WoS9
2017 Martin, P., & Papadelos, P. (2017). Who stands for the norm?: The place of metonymy in androcentric language. Social Semiotics, 27(1), 39-58.
DOI Scopus4 WoS5
2014 Papadelos, P., Michell, D., & Eate, P. (2014). 'Bending and morphing': the department of women's studies at the University of Adelaide continues past its twenty year anniversary. Outskirts: Feminisms Along the Edge, 31, 16 pages. 2011 Papadelos, P. (2011). Out of the Community: establishing 'Women's Studies' as an academic discipline. Australian Feminist Studies, 26(70), 485-500.
Year Citation 2023 Beasley, C., & Papadelos, P. (2023). Ongoing Legacies of Social Injustice: A Critical Interrogation. In Living Legacies of Social Injustice: Power, Time and Social Change (pp. 1-17). Routledge.
2023 Papadelos, P. (2023). The Enduring Legacies of Migration: Older Greek-born Migrants’ Experience of Ageing in Australia. In Living Legacies of Social Injustice: Power, Time and Social Change (pp. 133-152). Routledge.
2023 Beasley, C., & Papadelos, P. (2023). Re-imagining Legacy (Power-Time) and Social Change. In Living Legacies of Social Injustice: Power, Time and Social Change (pp. 231-241). Routledge.
2015 Papadelos, P. (2015). Reinventing the self in academia: negotiating the intersections of class, race and gender. In D. Michell, J. Wilson, & V. Archer (Eds.), Bread and roses: voices of Australian academics from the working class (1 ed., pp. 49-55). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
Year Citation 2011 Papadelos, P., Goriss-Hunter, A., Wendt, S., & Williams, S. (2011). Special Issue ‘Introduction: Emerging Spaces: New Possibilities in Critical Times. Poster session presented at the meeting of Outskirts:. Adelaide. 2011 Papadelos, P., Goriss-Hunter, A., Wendt, S., & Williams, S. (2011). Special Issue ‘Introduction: Emerging Spaces: New Possibilities in Critical Times. Poster session presented at the meeting of Outskirts:. Adelaide. 2011 Papadelos, P., & Williams, S. (2011). Conference Report: Emerging Spaces: New Possibilities in Critical Times. Poster session presented at the meeting of Outskirts. Adelaide.
Pam teaches in Gender Studies and Sociology.
- Introduction to Sociology
- Gender, Sexuality and Media Representation
- Contemporary Theories in Gender Studies (Capstone)
- Gender, Work & Society
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2022 Co-Supervisor Fermenting the wave : Generative re-memberings with/in the feminist archive Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Lily Atkinson 2020 Co-Supervisor Embodying Autism: an exploration of the ways autistic adults describe their bodily experiences Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Cambrey Oliver Payne
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2019 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Our ‘Ideal’: Reconfigurations of Masculinities among Filipino Men Who Experienced Violent Conflict and Internal Displacement in Southern Philippines Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Jennefer Lyn Lagria Bagaporo 2018 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Great Expectations: African-Australian Marriage Migration in an Ethnography of Aspirational Happiness and Everyday Racism Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Henrike Albertine Hoogenraad 2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Australian Alcohol Advertising, Gender Stereotypes, and Alcohol-Involved Sexual Assault Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Ms Laurence Cobbaert
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2014 - ongoing Advisory Board Member TAFE SA Women’s Education Advisory Group (WEAG) TAFE SA Australia 2010 - ongoing Advisory Board Member South Australian Women's and Gender Studies Annual Public Lecture Committee University of Adelaide Australia
Date Office Name Institution Country 2023 - ongoing co-Director Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender University of Adelaide Australia 2018 - ongoing Deputy Director Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender University of Adelaide Australia 2018 - ongoing Co-Convenor Academic Women's Forum University of Adelaide Australia 2016 - 2018 Co-cordinator, Early Career Researcher network University of Adelaide Australia
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