Meagan’s research explores feminist theory, sexuality and violence against women.
Feminist approaches to international relations; feminist theory; medicalisation and women’s health; prostitution; pornography and trafficking; sexuality; sociological approaches to natural disaster; violence against women; feminist theory; gender politics; women's sexuality; harm; gender inequality.
She has also conducted research on sociological approaches to bushfire preparation and response in Australia, funded by the Bushfire CRC.
Meagan is an internationally recognised scholar in the field of gender and sexuality studies. Her work has appeared in journals and edited collections and she has presented her research at numerous conferences around the world. Her first book, Selling Sex Short: The sexological and pornographic construction of women’s sexuality in the West, was published in the UK in 2011.
Meagan was awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowship in 2014 and is aligned with the School of Management.