The Dean's Research Awards celebrate excellent research performance by academic staff and Higher Degree Research candidates within UNSW Arts & Social Sciences.
Due to COVID-19 we are unable to host our Awards Ceremony this year, but we pass on our warmest congratulations to the following winners for their exceptional achievements.
Associate Professor Jessica Whyte for her book: The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism (London: Verso, 2019).
Dr Elaine Jing Zhao for her book: Digital China's Informal Circuits: Platforms, Labour and Governance (London and New York: Routledge, 2019).
Dr Michael Peters for his book: Regulating the Rise of China: Australia's Foray into Middle Power Economics (Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).
Dr Sonya Lifschitz for her multimedia work for piano, video and spoken word: Stalin's Piano.
Dr Michael Richardson for his outstanding research achievements since completing his PhD.
Associate Professor Elizabeth Thurbon for her significant contribution to the research efforts of her peers and colleagues.
Dr Fiona Morrison for her outstanding track record in Higher Degree Research supervision.
Dr Zahra Stardust for her dissertation: Alternative Pornographies, Regulatory Fantasies and Resistance Politics.
Marco Susino for his journal article: 'Cultural stereotyping of emotional responses to music genre' in Psychology of Music.
Isabelle Wentworth for her journal article: 'Body Time: A Cognitive Perspective on Don DeLillo's The Body Artist' in Poetics Today.
Dr Michele Zappavigna for her book: Discourse of Twitter and Social Media: How We Use Language to Create Affiliation on the Web (London: Bloomsbury, 2012).
Associate Professor Tema Milstein for her outstanding body of research on ecocultural communication, and the longstanding and ongoing social impact of the research.
Tracey Donehue for her outstanding contribution in creating a just society and improving the lives of marginalised and disadvantaged communities.