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CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME: Marilyn Bernard Porter

NATIONALITY: British and Canadian

ADDRESS: Department of Sociology

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John's, Newfoundland AlC 5S7

Telephone (709) 737-4467 (Office)

(709) 739-7982 (Home)

(709) 737-2075 (Fax)

e-mail: mporter@mun.ca

DATE OF BIRTH: 30th May l942

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D., University of Bristol, Sociology, l979 (Consciousness and Experience: Women at Home and Men at Work)

M.A., Trinity College, University of Dublin, l976

Diploma in Social Science (Sociology), Bristol University, l972

Diploma in Education, Oxford University, l966

Honours Degree in Modern History and Political Science, Trinity College, University of Dublin, l96l-l965. Mod. I 2.2; Mod II 2.l
CURRENT POSITION:
Memorial University of Newfoundland: University Research Professor, 2003-2008

Memorial University of Newfoundland: Professor of Sociology, 1994 - present.
PREVIOUS POSITIONS:
Memorial University of Newfoundland: Associate Professor of Sociology, 1986 - 1994.

Memorial University of Newfoundland: Assistant Professor of Sociology, l984 -1986

Manchester University: Lecturer in Sociology, l978-80; Honorary Research Fellow, l98l-82; Lecturer in Sociology (l/2 appointment), l982-84

Memorial University of Newfoundland: Visiting Associate Professor of Sociology, l980-8l; Lecturer, Summer Session, l982

Bristol University: Lecturer in Sociology, February-October, l978

Gloucester College of Education:Lecturer in Sociology (PT), l973-76

Swaneng Hill School, Botswana:Volunteer teacher - Development Studies, l968-69

Commercial College, Bristol:Lecturer - TEFL, l967

Gordano Comprehensive School, Somerset:History teacher;

Christchurch JMI, Bristol:Teacher, l967

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
1) Undergraduate courses:
Sociology 2000 Principles of Sociology

Sociology 2110 Economy & Society

S/A 4204* Women and Development

S/A 2270* Families

S/A 33l4* Sex Roles and Social Change

S/A 4092* Gender and Social Theory

WS 4000 Seminar in Women's Studies
- Cross-listed with Womens' Studies.
2) a) Graduate Courses
WS 6000 Feminist Theory

Sociology 6320 Gender and Society

Sociology 6370 Feminist Theory and Methods
b) Graduate Supervision
Supervision in Progress

Maria Pandu (S3 in Sociology)

Leah Thompson (Masters in Women’s Studies)

Carla Barton (Masters in Community Health)

Kim Bonia (Masters in Community Health)

Deidre Pollard (M.Sc. in Sociology)
Completed Supervisions since 1995

Lisa Faye (Masters in Women’s Studies) 2006

Siti Mazdafiah (Masters in Women’s Studies) 2004

Brenda Kitchen (M.Sc. in Sociology) 2003

Laura Fitzpatrick (Masters in Women’s Studies)2002

Wiwin Wiarsih (Masters in Nursing)2001

Katherine King (M.Sc.in Sociology) 1998

Audrey McNiven (Ph.D. Sociology) 1998

Tita Marlita (Masters in Women’s Studies) 1997

Nori Andriyani (Masters in Women’s Studies) 1996

Pauline Stockwood (Masters in Sociology) 1995

Lori Yetman (Masters in Sociology) 1995
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
a) Projects:
Recent Immigrant Women in Newfoundland and Labrador: Problems and Perspectives”, Newfoundland and Labrador Gender Migration and Diversity/ Immigrant Women Research Group. Project Directors: Dr. Marilyn Porter and Dr. Peruvemba Jaya
Gender, Migration and Diversity/ Immigrant Women”, Atlantic Metropolis Centre: Research Domain 2004 - 2007: Domain Committee Member
Sustaining Coastal Fishing Communities in Tanzania’,2004-2010, a UPCD Tier 2 Linkage Project, Management Team and Gender Specialist (Lead Institution - Memorial University)
Gender, Family and Class in St. John’s, Newfoundland a team research project into the role of women in the construction of class in Newfoundland, 1850-1950
Women’s Experience of Reproductive Health in the Family: A Comparative Life Story Project’ 2002-2005. A collaborative team research project between Universitas Indonesia, Karachi University and Memorial University, funded by SSHRC
Women’s Experience of Reproductive Health in Pakistan and Indonesia: A Comparative Life Story Project’ -2006. A collaborative team research project between Universitas Indonesia, Karachi University and Memorial University, funded by IDRC
Writing Women In: Developing Research Knowledge Tools for the New Millennium’, 2001-2003, an International Network of Women’s Studies journals, funded by SSHRC, Research Development Initiative Grant, and the International Development Research Council (IDRC). Project Director.
Nursing, Women’s Health and Community Development in Indonesia’, 1998-2002, a UPCD Tier 2 Linkage Project, Management Team (Lead Institution - Memorial University). Member, Management Team
'Community Partnerships and Women's Studies,' 1995-1999, a UPCD Tier 2 Project. Canadian Management Team. (Lead Institution - Mount St. Vincent University.) Member Management Team - Memorial representative
`Support to Women's Studies Masters Programme: University of Indonesia,' 1990-1995, an Institutional Linkage project (ICDS) under the Educational Institutional Programme, CIDA. Project Director.
`Women's Studies Workshop, Memorial University and University of Indonesia,’ 1992-1993, a linked workshop project under the Academic Support Programme, Canada-ASEAN Centre. Project Director.
`Support to Women's Studies at the University of Indonesia', 1990, a planning mission to Jakarta to set up an application for a major grant under CIDA's institutional linkages programme. Project Director.
Women and Economic Life in Newfoundland: Three CaseStudies', 1988-1990, a major study carried out in Catalina, Grand Falls, and South East Bight, funded by SSHRC Strategic Grants Program, `Women and Work'. The study includes components focussing on the structure of the labour market for women, the composition of the female labour force, the informal economy and household strategies, hospital work and health care, and oral histories. Project Director.
`Women and Whaling in New England,' 1988, library research carried out in six collections of maritime and whaling material in New England, focusing on diaries kept by women who sailed on whaling ships in the 19th century, funded by SSHRC
`Women and the Economy in Newfoundland: A Case Study', 1987, a pilot study carried out in Catalina, Trinity Bay, funded by Women's Policy Office, Department of Career Development, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Project Director.
`Gender and the Labour Market in Newfoundland', 1986, a pilot study on women and the economy in Newfoundland, funded by ISER.
`Three Generations of Grand Bank Women', l984-85, an oral history project developing the methodology of comparison of generational accounts, funded by Vice President's Research Grant.
`The Seafaring Women of Nova Scotia', l984. Study using diary collections and oral history methods, funded by Nuffield Foundation.
`The History of the Sexual Division of Labour in Newfoundland', l983. Study using library and oral history methods in Grand Bank and Port de Grave, funded by ISER.
`Sexual Division of Labour in a Fishing Community', l98l. Ethnographic project carried out in Aquaforte, Newfoundland, funded by ISER.
Ph.D.Thesis, University of Bristol, l979, `Consciousness and Experience:Women at Home and Men at Work'. Fieldwork carried out in Bristol by means of qualitative, tape-recorded interviews with wives of industrial workers and their husbands.
`Women Academics in Part-Time Work', l973. Study carried out by means of a postal questionnaire with Dr.M.Rendel, London University.
`Folk Tales Project', l968-69. Collection and recording of indigenous folk stories in Botswana for a supplementary reader in secondary schools, Tswana Stories for Schools (ed.)M.Kibel.
Assistant Director, `Social Survey,' l968-69. Swaneng Hill School, Botswana. Training and supervising senior students to work with the Government Statistical Officer. `Education Survey: Serowe' l968-69, joint responsibility for design, collection, and analysis of data.
b) Research Grants, Prizes, Awards & Scholarships:
2004-2005 Gender, Migration and Diversity/ Immigrant Women, Research Domain, Atlantic Metropolis Centre: “Recent Immigrant Women in Newfoundland and Labrador: Problems and Perspectives” $3250 Project Director
2004-2010 AUCC UPCD Tier 2 Linkage Project, ‘Sustaining Coastal Fishing

Communities, Tanzania’. $1,592,000 (Management Team/ Gender Specialist)
2004-2007 Atlantic Metropolis Centre, $1,000,000: “Gender, Migration and

Diversity/ Immigrant Women Domain”Domain Committee (8 domains in Centre)
2002-2005 SSHRC Standard Research Grant, ‘Women’s Experience of Reproductive

Health in the Family: A Comparative Life Story Project’ $155,650 (Principal

Investigator)
2003-2006 IDRC Research Grant, ‘Women’s Experience of Reproductive Health in

Pakistan and Indonesia: A Comparative Life Story Project $194,100 (Project Director)
2002-2003 Smallwood Foundation, ‘Gender, Family and Class in St. John’s, Newfoundland, $3000 (Team member)
2002 SSHRC Travel Grant to organise and present Focussed Integrative Session at International Sociological Association Congress, Brisbane, Australia, $2500
2001-2004 SSHRC Research Development Initiative project, ‘Writing Women In: Developing Research Knowledge Tools for the New Millennium’, $90,000 (Project Director)
2001-2003 IDRC Network and Research Project, $50,000 (Project Director)
1998-2003 Tier 2 Linkage Project ‘Nursing, Women’s Health and Community Development in Indonesia’, $721,000 (Management Team)
1995-1999 Tier 2 Linkage Project ‘Community Partnerships and Women’s Studies’, $748,711(Management Team)
1992-1996 ICDS/EIP Project `Support to Women's Studies Masters Progrmme: University of Indonesia', $1,225,056.(Project Director)
1992-1993 Academic Support Programme, "Women's Studies Workshop, MUN and UI", Canada-ASEAN Centre, $25,000.
1990 Micro-fund `Support to Women's Studies Masters Programme, University of Indonesia', Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, $5000.
1989 Research Grant `Women's Economic Lives: Supplementary Grant', ISER, $5000.
1988 Strategic Research Grant `Women's Economic Lives in Newfoundland: Three Case Studies', SSHRC, $99,404
1987 Research Grant, `Women and Whaling in New England', SSHRC, $1583
1987 Research Grant, `Women and the Economy in Newfoundland: A Case Study', Women's Policy Office, Department of Career Development, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, $4500
1986 Research Grant, `Gender and the Labour Market in Newfoundland', ISER, $6600
l985 Research Grant, `Oral History of Women in Grand Bank', Vice-President's Fund, $776.00
l984-85 Research Grant, `The Seafaring Women of Nova Scotia', Nuffield Foundation, £l,326
l984 Marion Porter Prize (Honorable Mention) Canadian Research Institute for

the Advancement of Women, l984 for `Women and Old Boats' in (ed.)E.Garmanikow,

Public, Private:Gender & Society, BSA & Heinemann, l983
l983 Research Grant, `Towards a Political Economy of Women in

Newfoundland', ISER, $2000
l98l Research Grant, `Sexual Division of Labour in a Fishing Community',

ISER, $1440
l976-78 Senior Fellowship, Social Science Research Council
l96l-65 County Major Scholarship:Caernarvonshire County Council

PUBLICATIONS:
a) Books:

Weather’s Edge: A Compendium of Women’s Lives in Newfoundland and Labrador(ed.) Killick Press (2006) (joint editor with Linda Cullum and Carmelita McGrath)
Feminists Doing Development: A Practical Critique, (ed.) Zed Press, 1999, (joint editor with Ellen Judd)
Their Lives and Times - Women in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Collage, (ed.) Creative Press, 1995 (joint editor with Barbara Neis and Carmelita McGrath)
Place and Persistence in the Lives of Newfoundland Women, Avebury, 1993
Women, Work and Family in the British, Canadian and Norwegian Offshore Oil Fields, (ed.) MacMillan, 1988 (joint editor with J. Lewis and M. Shrimpton).
Home, Work and Class Consciousness, Manchester University Press, l983.
Half the Sky:A Reader in Women's Studies(ed.), Virago, l979 (joint editor).

b) Articles:

First Blood: How three generations of Newfoundland women learned about menstruation’, in Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal, (forthcoming)
Learning about Womanhood: Mothers, daughters and menstruation in Newfoundland families’. Dar Voce al Cambiamento: (Auto)biografia come Apertura di Possibilita, 2006
Feminism in Indonesia: An Analysis of the ‘Stepping Stones’ of Women’s Studies Scholars’ (with Tita Marlita) in Indonesian Women in a Changing Society edited K. Poerwandari, Ewha Woman’s University Press, 2005
Indonesian Women and Current Politics: The Contemporary Indonesian Women’s Movement and the Long Journey Ahead’ in Indonesian Women in a Changing Society edited K. Poerwandari, Ewha Woman’s University Press, 2005
Conflict, Competition, Cooperation: Research at the Micro-level: Some lessons from Narrative Methods’. Biography and Society: Newsletter, October 2004
Feminism is a Good Woman: Reflections on the Use of Ideas in the Women’s Movement in Indonesia’, in Asian Journal of Women’s Studies Vol. 9. No. 1. pp. 7-36, 2003
Linking Lessons: Disentangling the Subtexts’, Canadian Journal of Development Studies Vol. 24. No. 1. pp. 27-40, 2003
Exploring Perspectives in Narrative Research: An Indonesian Case Study’, with Tita Marlita, Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology Vol. 40. No. 2, May 2003, pp. 153-170
Women’s Studies and Women’s Movements: A Conversation about Linkages’, with Tahera Aftab and Kristi Poerwandari, in Gender, Technology and Development Vol. 7. No. 2. pp. 279-304, 2003.
Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Learning from Women’s Groups in Indonesia’, in Sociological Research On LineVol. 6. No.2. 2001

http://www.socresonline.org.uk/6/2/porter.html
The Role of the Outsider/Insider in Narrative Research’, in Research Committee 38: Bulletin of Biography and Society , July, 2001
Women in “Reformasi”: Aspects of Women’s Activism in Jakarta’, Canadian Journal of Development Studies, Volume XXII No. 1, 2001, pp. 51-80
Feminism in Indonesia: An Analysis of ‘The Stepping Stones Project’, (with Tita Marlita Hasan) in eds. Kristi Poerwandari and Rahayu Surtiati Hidayat, Perempuan Indonesia dalam Masyarakat yang tengah Berubah, Jakarta, Program Studi Kajian Wanita, 2000
'Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear - Or The More Things Change The More They Stay The Same- Or Ruminations On Space And Time In The Next Millennium'

Sociological Research On LineVol. 4, No. 4. 2000

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