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Associate Professor Katie Glaskin

Katie Glaskin is an Associate Professor in Anthropology at UWA. She has published widely on dreams, sleep, creativity, memory, emotion, perception and death. Her research interests include native title and customary land ownership, property and personhood, and she has worked as a practising anthropologist on native title claims since 1994. In 2015, she won the international Curl essay prize offered by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.


Katie has edited collections on death (Mortality, Mourning and Mortuary Practices in Indigenous Australia, 2008, Ashgate, with  Myrna Tonkinson, Yasmine Musharbash and Victoria Burbank), on sleep (Sleep Around the World: Anthropological Perspectives, 2013, Palgrave Macmillan, with Richard Chenhall) and on the recognition of customary land tenure  (Customary Land Tenure and Registration in Indigenous Australia and Papua New Guinea, 2007, ANU E-press, with James F, Weiner).


Katie studied fine arts as a minor in her undergraduate degree and continues to pursue her interest in creativity both as a topic of research interest and through continuing practice as a painter. 


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