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.