Peta Cook is a Senior Lecturer of Sociology at the University of Tasmania. Her research is based upon how knowledge is produced, circulated and experienced in relation to science, technology, medicine, health and illness. Her research traverses science and technology studies; health, medicine and illness; and embodiment. Peta’s current work includes an examination of sociocultural assessments of and reactions to xenotransplantation (animal-to-human transplantation), the sociology of cancer, Botox, and ageing.
Peta is a member of the Australian Sociological Association (TASA), Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), the Asia-Pacific Science and Technology Studies (APSTS) Network, and the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG).
Senior Lecturer of Sociology, University of Tasmania
Lecturer of Sociology, University of Tasmania
Associate Lecturer of Sociology, Queensland University of Technology
University of Tasmania, Graduate Certificate of University Learning and Teaching
Queensland University of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy
Queensland University of Technology, Bachelor of Social Science (Sociology ) (Hons)
Queensland University of Technology, Bachelor of Social Science (Sociology)
Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Bachelor of Photography
Social Theory (160806)
Sociology And Social Studies Of Science And Technology (160808)