Professor Rasmussen focuses on building transdisciplinary understandings of sexuality education across diverse lifeworlds, taking account of issues related to sexual citizenship, cultural and religious difference and technologies of sexuality, education and health.
Prof Rasmussen has authored numerous books including Becoming Subjects: Sexualities and Secondary Schooling (Routledge, 2006), and, most recently, Progressive Sexuality Education: The Conceits of Secularism (Routledge, 2016). She also co-edited, Youth and Sexualities: Pleasure, Subversion and Insubordination in and out of Schools (Palgrave, 2004), and the Handbook of Sexuality Education (Palgrave - 2016).
She is on the editorial board of the Journal Sex Education (Routledge), and on the book series, Cultural Studies and Transdisciplinarity in Education (Springer).
Prof Rasmussen's research and supervision interest areas include: Gender, Sexuality and Culture; Sex Education, Queer and Feminist Theory, Sexualities and Schooling; Secularism and Education
Senior Lecturer Faculty of Education, Monash University
Chair professor, Australian National Univeristy
University of South Australia, PhD Education
Handbook of Sexuality Education, Palgrave
Progressive Sexuality Education: The Conceits of Secularism, Routledge
Interrogating the Politics of Pleasure in Sexuality Education: Pleasure Bound, Routledge
Becoming Subjects: Sexualities and Secondary Schooling, Routledge
Youth and Sexualities: Pleasure, Subversion and Insubordination in and out of Schools, Palgrave
Grants and Contracts
Sexuality Education in Australia and New Zealand: Responding to cultural and religious difference
Australian Research Council
Affective Beginnings: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in teacher education