- First Name
- Last Name
- University of Melbourne
- Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Central and Eastern Europe, Australia, United Kingdom, Commonwealth
- History of sexuality, history of sexology, LGBT history, transnational history, Cold War history, modern European history, Australian history
- PhD candidate
- Short Bio
Kate Davison is in the final stages of writing her dissertation, entitled ‘Sex, Psychiatry and the Cold War: A Transnational History of Homosexual Aversion Therapy, 1948-1981’.
She has taught at the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and Potsdam University. She has worked as a research assistant for Dr. Birgit Lang (Melbourne), Dr. Timothy W. Jones (La Trobe), and between 2008 and 2013 she worked for Professor Ute Frevert in the Centre for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany.
- Post-war, twentieth century
- German, English (learning Czech)
- Recent/Major Publications
Recent publications include ‘Neil McConaghy’s Penile Plethysmograph’ in Chris Brickell and Judith Collard (eds.), Queer Objects (Rutgers University Press, 2019) and ‘Roundtable: Emotions as a Kind of Practice: Six Case Studies Utilizing Monique Scheer’s Practice-Based Approach to Emotions in History’, Cultural History 7/2 (2018).