Dr Josephine Browne

Disability Rep

Dr Josephine Browne (she/her) is a Narrative Therapist and Cultural Sociologist working at Southern Cross University, with a former life in social welfare policy and management. Josephine has interests in masculinities, intersectional feminisms and critical animal studies. Her research has included domestic violence (Men’s Behaviour Change Programs), disenfranchised grief and climate crisis u/dystopias. This is her second term in AWGSA, where she is disability representative, and an Associate Editor of Feminisms, Gender, and Advocacy (relaunch of Outskirts). She is also co-convener of The Australian Sociological Association’s (TASA) Sociology & Animals Group, and a committee member of the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). She is co-editor of a forthcoming book (with Zoei Sutton) Human-Animal Relationships in Times of Pandemic and Climate Crises (Routledge), which is due to be released in late 2023, and co-author (with Chantelle Bayes) of a forthcoming collection of fiction responding to climate and environmental crises, a selection of which will be published in ACE IV Anthology (Recent Work Press, 2023), and a member of AWGSA’s Gender and Climate portfolio.