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

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Eating disorders
  • Sexual trauma
  • Arts based research
  • Gender and mental health
  • Gender and work

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
2021 Hodge, L. (210329). Eating Disorders and Child Sexual Abuse. Palgrave Macmillan.

Year Citation
2019 Hodge, L. (190112). Capturing the research journey: A feminist application of bakhtin to examine eating disorders and child sexual abuse (pp. 2061-2078).

doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-5251-4_131

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.

Year Citation
2021 Kostecki, T., Hodge, L., Dervisovski, V., & Fitzgerald, C. (210101). Beyond a Sugarcoated Pill: Critical Approaches to Social Work Field Supervision Paper presented at Research on Social Work Practice.

doi: 10.1177/1049731521996475

2019 Kostecki, K., Morley, C., Ablett, P., Hodge, L., & Turner, S. (191007). Radical challenges facing field education: A case for critical pedagogy. Paper presented at https://www.anzswwer.org/wp-content/uploads/ANZSWWER-Symposium-2019-Book-of-Abstracts-2.pdf (pp. 44-45). https://www.anzswwer.org/wp-content/uploads/ANZSWWER-Symposium-2019-Book-of-Abstracts-2.pdf: https://www.anzswwer.org/wp-content/uploads/ANZSWWER-Symposium-2019-Book-of-Abstracts-2.pdf.

Year Citation
2021 Kostecki, T., Hodge, L., & Dervisovski, V. (210301). Beyond a Sugarcoated Pill: Critical Approaches to Social Work Field Supervision. Research on Social Work Practice, (1-10).

doi: 10.1177/1049731521996475

2020 Hodge, L., Oke, N., McIntyre, H., & Turner, S. (200101). Lengthy unpaid placements in social work: exploring the impacts on student wellbeing. Social Work Education,

doi: 10.1080/02615479.2020.1736542

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

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Fostering Women's Empowerment: Research into Training Pathways for Economic Inclusion, Increased Resilience and Work Readiness
From: Women Can
Other investigators: Dr Romana Morda
For period: 2020-2021
Not disclosed

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

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
3 PhD Associate supervisor
1 PhD Withdrawn - Principal supervisor
1 PhD Withdrawn - Associate supervisor
1 Master of Research Principal Supervisor supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (3) Associate supervisor
PhD (1) Withdrawn - Principal supervisor
PhD (1) Withdrawn - Associate supervisor
Master of Research (1) Principal Supervisor 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 - Present
Lecturer in Social Work
Charles Darwin University
Jan 2015 - Jun 2016
Research Assistant
University of South Australia
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Jun 2016 -
Present
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