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PhD projects

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Research activity per year

Personal profile


lisahunter (PhD, pronoun-it, non-identifying) has researched, taught and published in areas of pedagogy, diversity, movement, health, gender and sexuality, teacher education, physical culture and sport, and qualitative methodologies. Its research, consultations and evaluations have contributed to a broad range of programs and organisations in education, health, and sport and recreation. lisahunter's leadership style is reflected in building and supporting interdisciplinary research collaborations and facilitating the ongoing academic development of others. Strong elements of its work include creating research links with community and service/industry sectors, facilitating academic writing and publication, and accelerating early career academic trajectories. lisahunter has recently been developing experience in Indigenous knowledges and Creative Industries for their efficacy in critical analysis and social transformation. 

Research interests

Pedagogy: formal, digital, informal, and public

Social and more-than-human practices and relationships

Sex/es, gender/s and sexuality/ies

Indigenous and ancient knowledges

Planetary health and wellbeing

First Nations - colonial settler relationships

Creative industries esp documentary

Health practices and relationships

Sensory methodologies

Multimodal research dissemination

Physical cultures: Health & Physical Education, sport, outdoor studies, leisure, recreation

Social positioning: exclusion, (mis)recognition, intersectionality

Moving meditation

Surfing history, culture, practices and people

Intersex, queer, lesbian, gender non binary, gender fluid, transgender


Supervision interests

Students wishing to pursue research higher degree topics in any of my research interest areas are welcome to discuss their projects to determine advisory relationships.

Monash teaching commitment

Health Education

Masters supervision

PhD supervision


Gender and sexuality policy and workplace practices

Gender and sexuality sports and recreation policy and practice

Middle schooling

Health & Physical Education curriculum, pedagogy and assessment

Workplace social health


Community service

Surf Lifesaving

Helicopter Rescue

Outdoor Education


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Pedagogy
  • Health Education
  • Indigenous knowledges
  • Gender Studies
  • Sexuality Education
  • Sport, social inclusion, social policy, diversity
  • Respect for First Nations
  • Movement Education
  • Sensory methodologies
  • Narrative Inquiry
  • Meditation Practices
  • Teacher Education
  • Embodiment
  • Feminist theory
  • Queer theory
  • Ethnography
  • Surf Studies
  • Middle Schooling
  • Participatory Action Research
  • Sensory methods
  • Social Justice
  • Inclusion
  • Surfing
  • Narrative theory
  • Field theory
  • Bodies
  • Self and society
  • Wellbeing
  • Outdoor research
  • Documentary and pedagogy
  • Critical Theory
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Digital Story Telling
  • Non-indigenous
  • Queer
  • Bluespace
  • Social Change
  • Social space
  • Participatory Activist Research
  • Post-identity
  • Reconciliation
  • Planetary Health & Wellbeing
  • LGBTIQ-inclusive education
  • Colonialism
  • equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Anti-oppression

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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