Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Eating disorders
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Suicide and Self-harm
  • Creative Expression in Research Methods
  • Gender and Mental Health

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Lisa Hodge

Lisa is a lecturer in Social Work in the College of Health and Biomedicine, and a Research Fellow in the Institute for Health and Sport. She is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of South Australia, Australia.

Prior to joining Victoria University in 2017, Lisa was a Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Health at Charles Darwin University, Australia.

Lisa is a social scientist whose interests focus on the link between eating disorders and trauma in particular, and gender and mental health more broadly. She is also interested in the use of artistic expression in research methods. Lisa has published widely on these topics in refereed journals and book collections.

Lisa has taught sociology, gender studies, qualitative research methods, health and mental health and critical social work theories at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of South Australia, Australia, 2015
  • Grad Cert Ed, University of South Australia, Australia, 2012
  • Bachelor of Social Work (First Class Honours), University of South Australia, Australia, 2008

Key publications

Year Citation
2018 Hodge, L. (180101). Capturing the Research Journey: A Feminist Application of Bakhtin to Examine Eating Disorders and Child Sexual Abuse (pp. 1-18). Springer Singapore.

doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_131-2

2017 Hodge, L., Procter, N., Baker, A., Baker, K., & Ferguson, M. (170101). Introduction to mental health and mental illness: Human connectedness and the collaborative consumer narrative In Procter, N. ;. (Ed.) (2nd) (pp. 1-28). New York: Cambridge University Press.
2015 Hodge, L. (150101). Creative Endeavours in Eating Disorder Research In Bryant, L. (Ed.) (pp. 173-188). ROUTLEDGE.
2015 Hodge, L., & Procter,, N. (150101). Keeping all the chaos rational: Eating Disorders In Procter, N. ;. (Ed.) (pp. 1-20). Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.
2015 Hodge, L. (150101). Creative endeavours in eating disorder research (pp. 173-188).
2014 Hodge, L. (140101). The beauty of eating disorders In Foltyn,, J. (Ed.) (pp. 27-42). Oxford: UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.
2014 Hodge, L. (140101). How far to beautiful? Thinness, eating disorders and sexual trauma. In McNamara,, S. (Ed.) (pp. 67-92). Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.
2014 Hodge, L. (140101). Lost for words: Drawing as a visual product and process to give voice to silenced experiences. In Chonody,, J. (Ed.) (pp. 60-76). Illinois, USA:: Common Ground Publishing.

Year Citation
2019 Hodge, L., & Bryant, L. (190301). Masking the self: Understanding the link between eating disorders and child sexual abuse. Qualitative Social Work, 18(2), (247-264).

doi: 10.1177/1473325017714532

2016 Hodge, L., & Simpson, S. (160901). Speaking the unspeakable: Artistic expression in eating disorder research and schema therapy. Arts in Psychotherapy, 50 (1-8).

doi: 10.1016/j.aip.2016.05.005

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Acknowledgements

Many thanks to the following organisations for their support and essential contributions to my research:

  • Victoria University

    Feminist Research Network Internal funding grant from Victoria University in 2017, totalling $1,500.

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
2 PhD Associate supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (2) Associate supervisor

Teaching activities & experience

Lisa has taught sociology, gender studies, qualitative research methods, health and mental health and critical social work theories at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Key academic roles

Dates Role Department / Organisation
Jun 2016 - Jan 2017
Lecturer in Social Work
Charles Darwin University
Jan 2015 - Jun 2016
Research Assistant
University of South Australia
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Jun 2016 -
Jan 2017
Lecturer in Social Work
Charles Darwin University
Jan 2015 -
Jun 2016
Research Assistant
University of South Australia

Key industry, community & government roles

Dates Role Department/Organisation
Dec 2014 - Aug 2019
Principle Owner and Counsellor – Private Practice Specialising in Eating Disorders and Body Image Issues
http://www.lisahodge.com.au/
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Dec 2014 - Aug 2019
Principle Owner and Counsellor – Private Practice Specialising in Eating Disorders and Body Image Issues
http://www.lisahodge.com.au/

Professional memberships

  • Member, Australian Association of Social Workers