Newcastle EARTH Network
Linda Connor - Teaching
Linda has a wide range of teaching experience in undergraduate courses that span introduction to anthropology, anthropological theory, research methods, medical anthropology, Southeast Asian studies, development studies, and visual anthropology. She took an active role in the development of an innovative postgraduate coursework program in Social Change and Development, under the aegis of the ARC Key Centre for Teaching and Research, CAPSTRANS, and contributed to research methods courses, and an interdisciplinary course, Migration and Multicultural Societies. This program has involved distance-learning and web-based modalities for domestic and international students. Linda has recently been involved in the development of a new undergraduate course, Global Poverty and Development, for the Bachelor of Development Studies at the University of Newcastle.
Research Students (Sole or primary co-supervisor)
Doctor of Philosophy
Kath McPhillips Women, Religion and Modernity. Graduated 1995.
Cynthia Hunter Sasak Identity and the Reconstitution of Health: Medical Pluralism in a Lombok Village. Graduated 1997.
Megan Jennaway Sweet Breath and Bitter Honey: HIV/AIDS and the Embodiment of Desire among North Balinese Women. Graduated 1998, Queensland University.
Amanda Harris Healing Knowledge, Healing Power: The Agency of Well-Being among Iban Communities, Sarawak. Graduated 1999.
Kylie Monro Tibetan Mothers in India: Medical Pluralism and Cultural Identity. Graduated 2000.
Patricia Brennan The Gender Anomaly, Women: Sick, Sickened or Sickening? Graduated 2002.
Mary Ida Bagus Memory and Identity on Baliís Western Margins. Expected submission 2004.
Caroline Campbell Sorcery, Violence and Modernity in East Java. Expected submission 2004.
Michelle Toms Complementary and Alternative Healing: A Sociocultural Analysis. Expected submission 2006.
Gillian Harris Conceptions of nourishment and well-being among primiparous Australian women. Expected submission 2005.
Hedda Askland. Young East Timorese in Australia: Conceptions of Cultural Identity. Expected submission 2004.