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Crozier-De Rosa, Sharon M. Dr

Senior Lecturer

  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

Overview


Dr Sharon Crozier-De Rosa is a Senior Lecturer in History in the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Before taking up this position in 2012, she was an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University.

Her research examines the historical intersections between feminisms, nationalisms, imperialism, and emotions. She focuses particularly on: gender, emotions, and violence; feminist ethics of violence; gendered dimensions of honour and shame; and, imperial and anti-colonial feminisms. Her research crosses Britain, Australia, USA, and Ireland.

She has recently published two books:

  • Remembering Women’s Activism (co-authored Prof. Vera Mackie, Routledge, London, 2019) &
  • Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash: Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920 (Routledge, New York, 2018).

Her co-edited collection with Katie Barclay and Peter N. Stearns, Sources for the History of Emotions: A Guide (Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources), is due to be published in 2020.

Her past publications include:

  • A monograph, The Middle-Class Novels of Arnold Bennett and Marie Corelli: Realising the Ideals and Emotions of Late Victorian Women (2010) &
  • A co-edited book, Changing the Victorian Subject (2014).

She is the Deputy Editor of the international journal, Women's History Review and Editorial Board of the AWHN’s journal, Lilith: A Feminist History Journal.

Sharon is past National Co-Convenor of the Australian Women’s History Network (AWHN) and UOW’s Feminist Research Network, and past recipient of the AWHN’s award for the best article by an Early Career Researcher on women’s history in Australia.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • My historical research examines the intersections between feminisms, nationalisms, imperialism, and emotions. I focus particularly on: gender, emotions and violence; honour and shame; and, imperial and anti-colonial feminisms. My research crosses Britain, Australia, USA, and Ireland (my native country).

    My current research project is: ‘The Woman Citizen & Political Conflict in Britain, Ireland, USA & Australia’.

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • I am available to supervise students in the field of history, particularly projects related to feminisms and anti-feminisms, a cultural history of British imperialism, Irish history, and historical approaches to emotions.

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Alfred Deakins Daughters: Becoming modern women in 20th Century Australia Scott-Deane, Louise
    Doctor of Philosophy Marriage, Women's Nationality, and Australia's Asian Communities in the Early 20th Century Bellino, Emma

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • My historical research examines the intersections between feminisms, nationalisms, imperialism, and emotions. I focus particularly on: gender, emotions and violence; honour and shame; and, imperial and anti-colonial feminisms. My research crosses Britain, Australia, USA, and Ireland (my native country).

    My current research project is: ‘The Woman Citizen & Political Conflict in Britain, Ireland, USA & Australia’.

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • I am available to supervise students in the field of history, particularly projects related to feminisms and anti-feminisms, a cultural history of British imperialism, Irish history, and historical approaches to emotions.

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Alfred Deakins Daughters: Becoming modern women in 20th Century Australia Scott-Deane, Louise
    Doctor of Philosophy Marriage, Women's Nationality, and Australia's Asian Communities in the Early 20th Century Bellino, Emma
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