Dr Tamara Borovica is a Research Assistant at the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT.
Dr Tamara Borovica (she/her) works as an early-career researcher at the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT. Tamara’s research focuses on embodiment, identity and the body and psycho-social approaches to mental health, well-being and belonging. Her expertise is in embodied and arts-based methods for participatory research inclusive of non-normative ways of knowing. Currently she works across a number of research projects exploring experiences of emotional and mental health distress among various populations.
Tamara also runs creative movement and embodiment classes for various audiences to explore links between movement, embodiment, creativity, belonging and well-being. Her interests are intersections between creative practice, social sciences, philosophy, arts, and compassionate action in the everyday.
- Qualitative Research.
- Participatory arts-based methods.
- Narrative Interviews.
- PhD (Philosophy) - The University of Melbourne
- M.A. (Education) - The University of Novi Sad (Serbia)
- B.A. (Education) - The University of Novi Sad (Serbia)
- Tjersland, H.,Borovica, T. (2021). Identity, diversity and inclusion on the dance floor: Embodying self-reflexivity as mindful dance and movement teachers In: Research in Dance Education, , 1 - 17
- Borovica, T. (2020). Dance as a way of knowing–a creative inquiry into the embodiment of womanhood through dance In: Leisure Studies, 39, 493 - 504
- Borovica, T. (2019). Dancing the Strata: Investigating Affective Flows of Moving/Dancing Bodies in the Exploration of Bodily (Un)Becoming In: Qualitative Inquiry, 25, 26 - 36
- Cahill, H.,Wyn, J.,Borovica, T. (2019). Youth participation informing care in hospital settings In: Child and Youth Services, 40, 140 - 157