Dr Sara Louise Buttsworth

PhD (Western Australia)

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Senior Tutor

Biography

  • Senior Tutor - Tertiary Foundations Certificate
  • History and ArtsGen 92F
  • 2017 Winner Faculty of Arts Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2017 Winner University of Auckland Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2018 Nominated for National Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

The University of Auckland (from 2004)   

  • Senior Tutor 91 and 92F Tertiary Foundations Certificate, New Zealand History. Coordinator/Senior Tutor ArtsGen92F;

Qualifications

  • PhD in History and Women’s Studies, University of Western Australia, 2004 (Body Count: The Politics of Representing the Gendered Body in Combat in Australia and the U.S.A).
  • Recipient of Australian Postgraduate Award Jan 1999.

Research | Current

Currently working on ideas that link ideas about war and fairy tales.

Responsibilities

Senior Tutor in the Tertiary Foundations Certificate Programme for History and ArtsGen

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Buttsworth, S., & Abbenhuis, M (Eds.) (2017). War, myths, and fairy tales. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan. 10.1007/978-981-10-2684-3
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Maartje Abbenhuis
  • Buttsworth, S. L. (2010). CinderBella: Twilight, Fairy Tales and The Twenty-First Century American Dream. In N. R. Reagin (Ed.) Twilight and History (pp. 47-69). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Abbenhuis, M. M., & Buttsworth, S. L. (Eds.) (2010). Monsters in the Mirror: Representations of Nazism in Post-War Popular Culture. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger. Pages: 318.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Maartje Abbenhuis
  • Abbenhuis, M. M., & Buttsworth, S. L. (Eds.) (2009). Restaging war in the western world. Noncombatants experiences, 1890 to today. Palgrave MacMillan. Pages: 231.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/15308
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Maartje Abbenhuis
  • Buttsworth, S. L. (2007). Body Count: Gender and Soldier Identity in Australia and the United States. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
  • Buttsworth, S. L. (2006). Shield (or Shielded) Maiden of Rohan? Representations of the Gendered Warrior in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings. Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, 10 (1), 124-145. Related URL.

Contact details

Primary office location

ARTS 1 - Bldg 206
Level 7, Room 709
14A SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand