Katherine Carroll

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Technology Sydney

Katherine Carroll, PhD is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Centre for Health Communication, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. She holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant titled, "Liquid Gold: establishing the place of donated human milk in the tissue economy" and a University of Technology Sydney Early Career Research Grant, "Milk Donation After Neonatal Loss". Her research into the delivery of health care extends into neonatal intensive care, adult intensive care, and fertility clinics. She uses ethnographic, interview and visual methods to work collaboratively with clinical staff and patients.

Katherine is a member of The Australian Sociology Association (TASA) and the American Sociology Association (ASA).

Experience

  • 2011–2014
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2009–2011
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Sydney

Education

  • 2009 
    University of Technology Sydney, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2005 
    La Trobe University, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
  • 2001 
    La Trobe University, Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Publications

  • 2013
    The Cost of Using Donor Human Milk to Achieve Exclusive Human Milk Feeding Through 32 Weeks Postmenstrual Age, Breastfeeding Medicine
  • 2013
    Infertile? The Emotional Labour of Doing Sensitive and Feminist Research Methodologies, Qualitative Research
  • 2012
    Introducing Donor Human Milk to the NICU: Lessons for Australia, Breastfeeding Review
  • 2012
    Informed consent and fresh egg-donation for stem cell research: the case for incorporating embodied knowledge into ethical decision-making, International Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    Breast Milk Donation After Neonatal Loss
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    University of Technology Sydney
  • 2011
    Liquid Gold”: establishing the place of donated human milk in the tissue economy
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council