Rosie Clare Shorter

Seminar Series Coordinator

Rosie Clare Shorter (she/her) is a feminist researcher interested in gender, sexuality, religion and posthumanism. Her PhD research focused on gender, complementarianism and evangelism in the Sydney Anglican Diocese. She has previously completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts and a Master of Research at Macquarie University, in the department of Media, Music, Communications and Cultural Studies. She teaches a variety of undergraduate subjects, including sociology, religious studies and gender studies, across Western Sydney University, Deakin University and The University of Melbourne.

Rosie Clare is currently a co-convenor of the Sociology of Religion Thematic Group, for The Australian Sociological Association, and the Executive Officer of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion. She is an avid reader of Sara Ahmed, a persistent reader of Rosi Braidotti, and a recent ‘convert’ to feminist trauma theologies and critical menstruation studies. Rosie Clare has a weakness for Jane Austen adaptations, statement earrings, show tunes and writing ridiculously long sentences.