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Research Biography

I am currently an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. My Fellowship focuses on family diversity, and to date has included studies of public attitudes to family diversity, transgender parents, fertility preservation, heterosexual first time parents, surrogacy, foster care, and embryo donation for formation formation.

Research Interests

  • kinship studies
  • child protection
  • LGBTQ social science research  
  • health education
  • wellbeing in marginalised communities

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Research Output

Australian news media constructions and categorisations of primary caregiving fathers

Hunter, S. C., Riggs, D. W. & Feo, R., 1 Nov 2019, In : Discourse and Society. 30, 6, p. 622-635 14 p.

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  • Domestic violence and companion animals in the context of LGBT people’s relationships

    Taylor, N., Fraser, H. & Riggs, D. W., 1 Sep 2019, In : Sexualities. 22, 5-6, p. 821-836 16 p.

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Embryo donation and receipt in Australia: views on the meanings of embryos and kinship relations

    Bartholomaeus, C. & Riggs, D. W., 2 Jan 2019, In : New Genetics and Society. 38, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Masculinity, Injury, and Death: Implications for Anti-Knife-Carrying Messages

    Palasinski, M., Brown, W., Shortland, N., Riggs, D. W., Chen, M. & Bowman-Grieve, L., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

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  • People of Diverse Genders and/or Sexualities Caring For and Protecting Animal Companions in the Context of Domestic Violence

    Taylor, N., Riggs, D. W., Donovan, C., Signal, T. & Fraser, H., 1 Jul 2019, In : Violence Against Women. 25, 9, p. 1096-1115 20 p.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)