Research fellow, La Trobe University

Dr Andrea Waling is a Research Fellow in the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society the Australian at La Trobe University. She is an expert in qualitative research methods and empirically driven research. Her research interests include theoretical and empirical examinations of men and masculinity, investigations of sex and gender in the media, LGBTI issues including health and well-being, experiences of violence, and experiences in higher education.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Research fellow, La Trobe University
  • 2012–present
    Guest Lecturer, Monash University
  • 2017–2019
    Board Member, The American Men's Studies Association
  • 2015–2018
    Research officer, La Trobe University
  • 2015–2015
    Assistant lecturer, Monash University
  • 2011–2014
    Teaching Associate, Monash University
  • 2013–2014
    Chief Examiner/Unit Coordinator, Monash University
  • 2011–2011
    Research assistant, Monash University
  • 2010–2010
    Research Assistant, Carleton University

Education

  • 2015 
    Monash University, PhD Sociology (Critical Men's Studies)
  • 2010 
    Carleton University, BA Honours (MJ: Anthropology, MN: Sociology & Sexuality Studies)

Publications

  • 2017
    Men and Fourth-Wave Feminism: Acceptance, Ambivalence, Resistance (Non-refereed piece), New Community Journal: Men, Masculinity & Community Developemen
  • 2017
    Resolving ethical challenges when researching with minority and vulnerable populations: LGBTIQ victims of violence, harassment and bullying, Research Ethics
  • 2017
    Knowing, Performing and Holding Queerness: LGBTIQ+ Student Experiences in Australian Tertiary Education., Sex Education
  • 2017
    ‘Don't Fix What Ain't Broke': Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Men's Shed in Inner-Regional Australia. , Health and Social Care in the Community
  • 2017
    ‘C’mon, No One Wants a Dick Pic’: Exploring the cultural framings of the ‘Dick Pic’ in contemporary online publics., Journal of Gender Studies
  • 2017
    I Can’t/Can I Touch Him?: Erotic Subjectivity, Sexual Attraction and Research in the Field. , Qualitative Inquiry`
  • 2016
    "We Are So Pumped Full of Shit by the Media": Masculinity, Magazines and the Lack of Self-Identification (Online First), Men and Masculinities
  • 2016
    Rethinking Microaggressions and Anti-social behaviour against LGBTIQ Youth, Safer Communities
  • 2016
    Deconstructing the Super(hero)villain: Megamind and the Cinematic Representations of Masculinities., The Human
  • 2014
    Heroes, Retros and Metros: Narratives of Conflicting Masculinities and Tensions within Contemporary Australian Media., Outskirts: Feminisms Along The Edge
  • 2010
    Penetrating the Land: Representations of Indigenous Sexuality., Sprinkle: A Journal of Sexual Diversity Studies

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Muscling Up: Australian Men, Sexualisation and Body Image Enhancement (2015-2017)
    Role:
    Research Fellow
    Funding Source:
    ARC Discovery
  • 2018
    Rainbow Ageing: A National Survey of the Health and Well-being of older LGBTI Australians
    Role:
    Research Fellow
    Funding Source:
    ARC Linkage
  • 2018
    Body Image, Mental Health and Young Men’s Engagement with Online Dating (2018-2019)
    Role:
    Project Leader
    Funding Source:
    La Trobe University
  • 2018
    Understanding LGBTI Lives in Crisis
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Lifeline Australia
  • 2017
    Rainbow Ageing: A National Survey of the Health and Well-being of older LGBTI Australians
    Role:
    Research Officer
    Funding Source:
    ARC Linkage
  • 2016
    The ‘Dick Pic’: Exploring Men’s Motivations for Sending Unsolicited Explicit Photos to Women
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    School of Psychology and Public Health Small Grants Scheme
  • 2016
    ‘LGBTIQ Experiences of Inner-Community Violence’ (2016-2017)
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Arts Faculty Research Project Seed Fund, Monash University
  • 2015
    Muscling Up: Australian Men, Sexualisation and Body Image Enhancement (2015-2017)
    Role:
    Research Officer
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2015
    Victimisation of LGBTIQ Youth in University Settings
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    SoSS Research Committee, Monash University
  • 2015
    Men's Sheds: An Insight Into What Works
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    SoSS Research Committee, Monash University
  • 2015
    Moving On: Mental Health, Resilience and Sexual Recovery among Gay Men Living with Prostate Cancer (2012-2015)
    Role:
    Research Officer (2015)
    Funding Source:
    Beyond Blue, Movember
  • 2014
    Building Healthy Men Project: A Needs Assessment
    Role:
    Social Research (Pro-bono Consultancy)
    Funding Source:
    Freelance Work
  • 2010
    Gendered Border Lives: Zimbabweans in Northern South Africa
    Role:
    Research Assistant
    Funding Source:
    Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (USRA)

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Women and Gender Studies Association
  • Zoe Belle Gender Collective
  • The American Men's Studies Association

Research Areas

  • Sociology (1608)
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality (200205)
  • Gender, Sexuality And Education (130308)