Researcher

Dr Kerryn Drysdale

My Expertise

Drag performance cultures Drag kings in Sydney Lesbian social scenes in Sydney Queer social scenes in Sydney

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Kerryn Drysdale is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Research in Health, located within UNSW Arts and Social Sciences. Her disciplinary background is in gender studies, queer theory and cultural studies, with a particular focus on LGBTIQ social scenes, identities and practices. Kerryn's current area of research lies at the intersection of social inquiry and public health, particularly in the experiences and expressions of health and...view more

Kerryn Drysdale is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Research in Health, located within UNSW Arts and Social Sciences. Her disciplinary background is in gender studies, queer theory and cultural studies, with a particular focus on LGBTIQ social scenes, identities and practices. Kerryn's current area of research lies at the intersection of social inquiry and public health, particularly in the experiences and expressions of health and wellbeing among same-sex attracted and sex/gender diverse people, people who use drugs, and people living with or affected by HIV and/or viral hepatitis. Kerryn is also interested in community-led approaches to harm reduction and urban LGBTIQ night-time economic reform.


My Qualifications

PhD, MA, BA(Hons)


My Awards

Finalist, Rita and John Cornforth award for excellence in PhD research, Alumni Council Medal, University of Sydney, 2016


My Engagement

Memberships

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia, 2012 to current.
Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Association, 2015 to current.
Association for Cultural Studies, 2016 to current.
Cultural Research Network, 2016 to current.
The Australian Sociological Association, 2017 to current.
Australian Women’s & Gender Studies Association, 2017 to current.

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Location

318 Goodsell Building

Contact

93856412