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Dr Elizabeth Reid Boyd

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5421, Email: e.boyd@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO4.112
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5421  
Facsimile: (61 8)  9400 5833  
Email: e.boyd@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO4.112  

 

Current Teaching

Elizabeth Reid Boyd teaches in the Bachelor of Social Science program in Western Australia and Singapore.

Background

Previously Elizabeth Reid Boyd was Director of the Centre for Research for Women, a joint research initiative of the four public universities in Western Australia, Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University and The University of Western Australia. She completed a Ph.D. at Murdoch University on mothers staying at home and the childcare debate. She contributes to a range of international media including social commentary to The Australian, Online Opinion, and as a columnist for Career Chick.

Professional Memberships

  • UNESCO Asia-Pacific Gender Studies Network
  • Australian Association for Research on Mothering

Awards and Recognition

Other

  • Invited Speaker, International Women’s Day Breakfast, Equal Opportunity Commission. W.A., 2011.
  • Invited to Oxford Round Table, U.K., (Gender Issues and Debates), 2008.
  • Invited to Australia Future Directions Forum identifying leaders in Australia, 2006.

Research Areas and Interests

  • Employability across Diversity
  • Youth, Gender and the Body
  • Mothering
  • Women’s Spirituality
  • Stay at Home Mothers
  • Body Image and the Media

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD, Murdoch University .
  • Bachelor of Science, Open Universities Australia, 1995 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Employment Literacy: young people, job readiness and employability in Western Australia.,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (APAI),  2003 - 2007,  $136,976.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Reid Boyd, E., Letherby, G., (2010), Stay-At-Home Mothers. Encyclopedia of Motherhood, 3(200), 1164-1167, London.

Journal Articles

  • Reid Boyd, E., (2012), Lady: Still a Feminist Four Letter Word?. Women and Language, 35(2), 35-52, Michigan, United States.
  • Reid Boyd, E., Moncrieff-Boyd, J., (2011), Swimsuit Issues: Promoting Positive Body Image in Young Women's Magazines. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22(2), 102-106, Queensland, Australia.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Obstacles In Women's Pathway To Principalship..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Employment Literacy: Young People, Job Readiness And Employability In Western Australia..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Role Of The Internet In Managing Transition During Women's Middle Years..
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