George is an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Arts and Humanities.
Post Grad Dip Comm Specialisation Media & Cultural Studies, Edith Cowan University.
Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University.
Bachelor of Arts, Western Australian Institute of Technology.
Bachelor of Arts - Film and Television - Major in Directing, 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 - 2014, $14,779.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Creative Arts Research Outputs
Karpathakis, G., (2017), Greg Pryor: The Yilgarn Chronicles screened with Gregory Pryor: Looking Glass exhibition at Art Gallery of Western Australia. Greg Pryor: The Yilgarn Chronicles, Art Galley of Western Australia Gregory Pryor: Looking Glass Website and on location, George Karpathakis.
Karpathakis, G., (2016), Pilbara Rock Pickers. Field Working Slow Making, Spectrum Project Space, Nien Schwartz and Annette Nykiel.
Karpathakis, G., (2016), Rock Stories: the discourse of rocks and rock collecting An installation consisting of a video and a collection of rocks: found, bought or gifted. Field Working Slow Making, Spectrum Project Space, Schwartz and Nykiel.
Karpathakis, G., Pryor, G., (2019), Gregory Prior - The Yilgarn Lacunae. Gregory Prior - The Yilgarn Lacunae, Chiayi International Art Documentary Film Festival Taiwan, George Karpathakis.
Research Student Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy, Film as fairy tale.
Doctor of Philosophy, Tasha: A practice-based problematisation of Australian comedy cinema's representation of gender, family and nationhood
Doctor of Philosophy, Broken. A film -and- The making of Broken: A manifesto for a democratised cinema. An exegesis
Doctor of Philosophy, The beloved. A documentary film on the history and aftermath of fremantle's rajneesh sannyasin community -and- hidden realities: Transcendental structures in documentary film. an exegesis
Doctor of Philosophy, Chinese diaspora and Western Australian nature (Perth region): A study of material engagement with the natural world in diasporic culture
Doctor of Philosophy, On fate and fatalism: Photography and fatal theories
Doctor of Philosophy, Caught in the frame: A critical analysis of Australian media representations of the israeli-palestinian conflict 2014–2015
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), The composer as bricoleur: Notions of contemporary opera in the genesis of a short film
Doctor of Philosophy, The rise of regionalisation in the asian television industry: A case study of trendy drama 2000-2012