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Dr George Karpathakis


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6321, Mobile: 0421 885 255, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML6.111
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6321  
Mobile: 0421 885 255  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML6.111  


Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University .
  • Bachelor of Arts, Western Australian Institute of Technology .
  • Post Grad Diploma, Edith Cowan University .
  • Bachelor of Arts, Australian Film, Television and Radio School, 1985 .
  • Diploma of Teaching, Western Australian Secondary Teachers College, 1974 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Miners and Dealers: An Ethnographic Study of An International Trade,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2013,  2013,  $14,779.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Creative Works

  • Karpathakis, G., (2014), Winter. The PCP CLIP Awards, Perth Centre For Photography.
  • Karpathakis, G., (2013), Fostering Together: Biological children of foster carers speak out. Fostering Together: Biological children of foster carers speak out, Boutique Screenings by Wanslea.
  • Karpathakis, G., (2013), Contenders., Cultural Centre Screen, James St Amphitheatre, Perth Cultural Centre .
  • Karpathakis, G., (2012), Kangaroo couple in the bush. Textiles: The art of mankind by Mary Schoeser, Textiles: The art of mankind.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Tasha: A Practice-based Problematisation Of Australian Comedy Cinema's Representation Of Gender, Family And Nationhood.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Film As Fairy Tale..

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  On Fate And Fatalism: Photography And Fatal Theories.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Rise Of Regionalisation In The Asian Television Industry: A Case Study Of Trendy Drama 2000-2012.
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