School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Dr Pam Papadelos is Head of the Department of Sociology, Criminology & Gender Studies. 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 second-generation Australians 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 Co-Director of the Academic Women's Forum. She is Deputy 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 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 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.
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 Scopus4 WoS2
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 Scopus3 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.
2010 Papadelos, P. (2010). From Revolution to Deconstruction.
— Papadelos, P., Beasley, C., & Treagus, M. (n.d.). Social change and masculinities: exploring favourable spaces?. Journal of Sociology, 144078332110482.
Year Citation 2010 Papadelos, P. (2010). From revolution to deconstruction: exploring feminist theory and practice in Australia. Switzerland: Peter Lang Publishing.
Year Citation 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 and Popular Culture
- 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 2020 Co-Supervisor Embodying Autism: an exploration of the ways autistic adults describe their bodily experiences Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full 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 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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