Heather Skousgaard

Heather Skousgaard

B.Bus (Hons) QUT, Masters of Anthropology ANU, PhD Candidate ANU.

Heather is a cultural anthropologist who specialises in urban anthropology, the anthropology of religion and the social construction of ‘value’. She is currently pursuing her PhD in this field at the Australian National University and has enjoyed sessional tutoring and guest lecturing positions in both anthropology and sociology at ANU.

Having previously studied and taught marketing and consumer psychology at QUT, Heather has also published research in the field of law, making her a researcher with wide cross-disciplinary experience. Her research history covers such issues as gender equality in the Australian legal profession, intergenerational wealth and meaning transfer, social class analysis, consumer psychology, cultural capital, subcultures, and contemporary religious trends.

Her research has been published in a leading Australian journal and she has presented at a variety of national and international conferences.