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Dr Lekkie Hopkins

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Staff Member Details

Lekkie is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the School of Arts and Humanities.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, James Cook University, 2001.
  • Diploma of Education, Sydney Teachers College, 1970.
  • Bachelor of Arts, James Cook University, 1969.


Recent Research Grants

  • Biography of Doris Eaton Research Project,  Njamal People's Trust,  Grant,  2012 - 2016,  $25,000.
  • Patricia Giles: A biographical study,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $40,111.
  • Freedom from fear program impact of domestic violence in the workplace project,  Office for Women`s Policy WA,  Grant,  2003 - 2005,  $45,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)


  • Hopkins, L., (2016), The Magnificent Life of Miss May Holman., 228, Fremantle, WA, Fremantle Press.

Journal Articles

  • Hopkins, L., Hopkins, L., (2018), Teaching the welcoming of diversity and difference in a contemporary Australian university. Coolabah, 24&25(2018), 245-259, Barcelona.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Eaton, D., Hopkins, L., Ingamells, A., (2016), Giveaway. Westerly 61.1, Nedlands, Western Australia, Westerly Centre, UWA.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Producing the moon: An account of the festival of Perth: 1953-1999
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  No place for a white woman? An exploration of the interplay of gender, race and class on power relations experienced by white Western women in cross- cultural settings
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Feeling the fleshed body: The aftermath of childhood rape
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Diva voice: Reimagining the diva in contemporary feminist performance
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Sex, death and desperation: Infanticide, neonaticide and concealment of birth in colonial Western Australia

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Plants, people and place: Cultural botany and the southwest Australian flora
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Material murmurings.
  • Master of Arts,  "Often treated harshly": Girls and young women in 1957 Perth.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  "Sink or swim: A memoir" and "writing memoir: truths, tensions, transitions: an essay."

Adjunct Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Lilith's daughters: Distilling the healing wisdom of women after abortion
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