Carrie Russpatrick

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Media and Communication
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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Forskningsparken 0349 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1093 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Humanities (Student)

Academic interests

Screen Cultures, Science-Fiction, Pop-culture, Fantasy, Gender Studies, Feminist Theory, Postcolonial Theory, Monster Theory, Posthuman Theory, Monstrous-Feminine, Animality Studies, Transgender Theory, Queer Theory, Sexualities, Affect Theory

Background

PhD candidate and gender-media researcher. Recent graduate of the Center for Interdisciplinary Gender Research Master’s program at the University of Oslo. Prior to moving to Norway, over 10 years experience as a public health professional concentrating in development, leadership, gender-based violence, reproductive health, and community mobilization. Health educator and advocate in both the United States and Sub-Saharan Africa. In both the US and Zambia worked as a researcher and community organizer with a strong focus on improving health outcomes in cooperation with local communities.

Awards

  • Nominated for STK Award for Best Master’s Thesis, UiO, 2019
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Student Character Award, 2012
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Student Excellence Award, 2012
  • Auburn University Women’s Studies Student Achievement Award, 2010

Positions held

  • Disease Surveillance Consultant, the Dutch Royal Tropical Institute, 2020
  • Communications and Business Specialist, Undikumbukire Project Zambia, 2016-2019
  • Informatics Training Consultant, Health Information Systems Program South Africa, 2016-2017
  • Program Development Specialist, Akros Global Health Zambia, 2016
  • Community Systems Strengthening Advisor, Saving Mother's Giving Life, Zambia 2013-2015
  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Community Health Extentionist, Southern Province, Zambia, 2013-2015
  • Graduate Researcher, UAB School of Public Health, Project pHree, 2011-2013
  • Diversity Initiatives Coordinator, Auburn University Women's Resource Center 2010-2011

 

Tags: Vulva Monsters, Feminist theory, Posthumanism, Monster Studies, Screen Cultures
Published Nov. 17, 2020 9:48 AM - Last modified Nov. 17, 2020 3:51 PM

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