PhD, University of Manchester
Gail Hawkes is Associate Professor of Sociology. For the last twenty years she has taught and published on the history of ideas about sex and pleasure in the Anglophone west. She is the author of three monographs on the topic, the most recent being on the history of ideas about the sexual child. Her current funded research project explores the relationship between aging, sexuality and the body in older Australian women. She has also bee a long-term advocate for sexual citizenship rights, most recently in developing a project on the experiences of female to male transsexuals.
More info: http://www.une.edu.au/staff-profiles/ghawkes