BA(Hons), GDipEd, PhD
Dr Carly Osborn is a history of emotions scholar. She is the Research Strategy Officer at the University of Divinity, specialising in engagement and impact. Carly provides support to the Dean of Research Strategy in critical research functions, such as the operation of the University’s Human Research Ethics Committee and liaison with the Australian Research Council.
Carly completed her PhD in 2016, writing a thesis on the theory of Rene Girard and its application to 20th-century American tragedies. Since then she has undertaken a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the ARC Centre of Excellence in the History of Emotions, as well as working on various impact and engagement projects for the University of Adelaide. She is passionate about fostering research culture, and enabling researchers to impact their wider communities. She is the author of the popular layperson’s primer ‘The Theory of Rene Girard: A Very Simple Introduction’, as well as numerous academic works.