Research fellow at RMIT University

Meagan Tyler is a Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellow, at RMIT University, Australia.

Her research interests are based mainly around the social construction of gender and sexuality. Her work in this area has been published in Rural Studies, Women’s Studies International Forum and Women and Therapy as well as several edited collections including 'Everyday Pornography' (Boyle ed., 2010) and 'Prostitution, Harm and Gender Inequality' (Coy ed., 2012).

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Research fellow, RMIT University
  • 2010–2014
    Lecturer in Sociology, Victoria University

Education

  • 2009 
    The University of Melbourne, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2004 
    The University of Melbourne, Graduate Diploma of Education
  • 2003 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - Political Science

Publications

  • 2015
    Harms of Production: Theorising pornography as a form of prostitution, Women's Studies International Forum, v48(1): 114-123
  • 2013
    Bushfires are “men's business”: The importance of gender and rural hegemonic masculinity, Journal of Rural Studies, v30(2): 110-119
  • 2012
    Theorising Harm through the Sex of Prostitution, In Maddy Coy (ed) Prostitution, Harm & Gender Inequality (Ashgate)
  • 2011
    Pornography as Sexual Authority: How Sex Therapy Promotes the Pornification of Sexuality, In Abigail Bray and Melinda Tankard Reist (eds) Big Porn Inc. (Spinifex)
  • 2011
    Selling Sex Short: The pornographic and sexological construction of women's sexuality in the West, (Cambridge Scholars)
  • 2010
    Now That's Pornography! Violence and Domination in Adult Video News, In Karen Boyle (ed) Everyday Pornography (Routledge)
  • 2009
    No Means Yes? Perpetuating Myths in the Sexological Construction of Women's Desire., Women and Therapy, v32(1): 40-50
  • 2008
    Sex self-help books: Hot secrets for great sex or promoting the sex of prostitution?, Women's Studies International Forum, v31(5): 363-372

Research Areas

  • Gender Specific Studies (169901)
  • Sociology Not Elsewhere Classified (160899)
  • Political Science Not Elsewhere Classified (160699)

Contact Meagan for

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