Current Work

I’m Ashleigh, a sociologist interested in fiction, storytelling, social theory and speculative design. I’m a Resident Adjunct Research Fellow at the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research.

I’m the Fiction Editor of The Sociological Review, I run Frances St Press and am the creator and editor of So Fi ZineI’m the elected Secretary (2019-2020) for The Australian Sociological Association. I have writing in Overland, Bareknuckle Poet, and Pink Cover Zine. I am also a 2017 Endeavour Research Fellow. I completed my Endeavour Fellowship at Goldsmiths, University of London. For events I’m running please see here.

I was awarded my PhD in Sociology in 2018. I completed my doctoral research at Griffith University. I teach across sociology, criminology, writing, gender, and world history. I’m also an experienced thesis editor – if you’d like a quote, please get in touch.

Tweet me at @awtsn or email ashleigh.watson@griffithuni.edu.au.

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