Donna is a lecturer in sociology based on Bathurst campus. She has experience teaching across a broad range of social science subjects. The majority of her teaching experience is in subjects that concern understanding society and human behaviour and in the improvement of human interaction interpersonally and with wider social environments. Significant areas of experience are in health sociology, social research methods, global studies and peace and conflict studies. Donna has a PhD in sociology, her research explored women's involvement in the Australian Defence Force, focusing on peacekeeping and combat roles. Her research interests span disciplines relating to gender and work; organisations; peace and conflict studies; hegemonic masculinities; feminisms; culture and society, the power of discrimination and exclusion, and social justice. She also has research interests in the areas of teaching and learning in higher education and professional development.
Donna currently teaches: