BA(Hons), GDipEd, PhD
Dr Carly Osborn is a scholar of ritual and emotions. She is the Research Manager at the University of Divinity, providing high-level support to the Dean of Research Strategy and the Dean of the School of Graduate Research, including research, analysis, education, policy and strategic goal development and achievement.
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.