Lecturer - Coordinator of Asian Studies, First Year Coordinator
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Kaz completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne after spending time in China. Before joining UTAS she worked at the University of Melbourne, RMIT and Swinburne University, teaching in a range of subject areas including social and political theory, Chinese studies, Asian studies and media studies.
Kaz's main research interest is China. Generally Kaz is interested in how contemporary theory (particularly in the areas of postcolonial studies, feminist theory and psychoanalysis) can be brought to the area of China Studies. Her specific research interests include theorising population control in China, which she pursued in her dissertation Over Chinese Bodies: Towards a postcolonial sinology. She has been a visiting scholar at Peking University, and an editor of the Melbourne Journal of Politics. Kaz’s other research interests include contemporary Chinese art, food safety in China, Chinese feminism. She has presented research on Asian tourism, especially ‘dark’ tourism. Her current research project is centred on the Internet and youth culture in China.
Kaz was been awarded a number of Teaching Merit Certificates in recognition of her teaching skills and commitment and was awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning.
Authorised by the Acting Head of School, Humanities
15 October, 2012