About

Kristi Giselsson is Coordinator of the Pathways Program on the JCU Cairns campus, encompassing both the Diploma of Higher Education and the Tertiary Access Course.

She has a First Class Honours Degree in English Literature and a PhD within the discipline of Philosophy. Her PhD thesis  (later published as a book, Grounds for Respect) critically assessed past and present formulations of – and challenges to – the concept a common humanity, providing a new conceptualisation of what it might mean to be human and the grounds needed in order to justify respect for others.

Her latest publication, Rethinking Dignity ( http://rdcu.be/Idbr) explores the relationship between dignity and human rights, offering an account of dignity within which all humans might be seen as possessing inherent worth.

Her research interests include Moral and Political Philosophy, the intersection between literature and philosophy, equity in higher education, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Teaching
  • BR1111: Introduction to Academic Learning (Level 1; CNS)
  • BR1114: Learning With Technology (Level 1; CNS)
  • BR1224: Critical Literacy: Text Analysis (Level 1; CNS)
Interests
Research
  • Moral and Political Philosophy Human Rights Critical Thinking Posthumanism Literature Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Equity in Higher Education
Experience
  • 2016 to present - Graduate Certificate in Education, Academic Practice, James Cook University (Cairns)
  • 2015 to present - Coordinator, Pathways Program, James Cook University (Cairns)
  • 2014 - Tutor and Project Officer, James Cook University (Cairns)
  • 2007 to 2013 - Lecturer, Tutor, Honorary Reseach Associate, University of Tasmania (Hobart)
  • 2007 to 2009 - PhD candidate, University of Tasmania (Hobart, Tasmania)
  • 2004 to 2005 - Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours in English, University of Southern Queensland (Toowoomba, Queensland)
  • 1999 to 2003 - Bachelor of Arts, English, Murdoch University (Perth, WA)
Honours
Awards
  • 2005 - Unilink Village Prize for Best Honours Thesis in Literature, University of Southern Queensland
  • 2005 to 2008 - Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship
  • 2006 to 2007 - Inaugural Zonta Research Grant, 2006-2007.
Publications

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Supervision

Advisory Accreditation: I can be on your Advisory Panel as a Primary or Secondary Advisor.

These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

Current
  • Science Fiction as Social Reality exploring the relationship between culture and disposable media in the English language from the 1930s to the present. (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Ecological Understanding in Contemporary Australian Novels (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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