Dr Sarah Hunter

Dr Sarah Hunter
 Position Visiting Research Fellow
 Org Unit Psychology
 Email sarah.hunter@adelaide.edu.au
 Mobile +61 4 3851 6758
 Location Floor/Room 2 56 ,  Hughes ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Sarah is a post doctoral research fellow at Flinders University exploring Knowledge Translation and Evidence Based Practice in clinical nursing practice and health care.

    She is also a visiting research fellow in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. In this role she is continuing on from her PhD research interest in discursive analyses of men and masculinities.

    Her research interests include knowledge translation, evidence based practice, nursing, men's care work men and masculinities, fathering, qualitative and discursive research.

  • Qualifications

    PhD in Psychology, The University of Adelaide

    Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), The University of Adelaide

    Bachelor of Psychological Science, The University of Adelaide

  • Awards & Achievements

    2009: Prize of Excellence (Discipline of Public Health)

    2012: Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship

    2014: Faculty of Health Sciences Divisional Scholarship

    2014: APS Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Interest Group Award

    2015: Margaret Foddy Postgraduate Travel Award

    2015: Publication Incentive Award

    2015: Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2015 Conference Best Poster Award

  • Research Interests

    Knowledge Translation

    Evidence Based Practice

    Discursive Psychology

    Men and Masculinities

    Critical Psychology

    Social Constructionism

    Fathering and Families

  • Publications


    Hunter, S.C., & Riggs, D.W. (2015). Hegemonic masculinities and heteronormativities in contemporary books on fathering and raising boys. Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.

    Conference Presenations

    Hunter, S.C. (2014). Heteronormativities and Hegemonic Masculinities in Contemporary Books on Raising Boys. Presentation at The Australian Sociological Association Conference, Adelaide, Australia.

    Hunter, S.C., & Riggs, D.W. (2015). What is a "Stay-at-Home Dad?" A Discourse Analysis on how Fathers are Instructed to Care. Poster session presented at The Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Annual Conference, Newcastle, Australia. 

    View poster here

    Hunter, S.C., Augoustinos, M. & Riggs, D.W. (2016). Stay-at-Home Dads: Constructions and Representations in News Articles. Poster session presented at The 2016 Florey Postgraduate Research Conference, Adelaide, Australia. 

    View poster here

  • Professional Associations

    Member of Golden Key International Honour Society

    Discourse and Social Psychology Discussion Group

    Society of Australasian Social Psychologists

    Adelaide University Postgraduate Society

  • Community Engagement

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Entry last updated: Thursday, 9 Aug 2018

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