Dr Jacinthe Flore is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making & Society at RMIT University.
Jacinthe is an early-career interdisciplinary scholar researching the socio-cultural and political implications of advanced technologies and health/mental health, with a focus on wearable devices, wellbeing apps, and artificial intelligence.
She is an Associate Editor of Health Sociology Review and a member of The Australian Sociological Association. Jacinthe is the author of several articles published in leading journals including New Media & Society, Feminist Media Studies, Social Science & Medicine, and Sexualities. Her first monograph, A Genealogy of Appetite in the Sexual Sciences, was published in 2020, and her second monograph, Digital Mental Health: Technologies, Algorithms and Smart Devices, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan (2022).
Jacinthe was awarded a 2020 Early Career Research Excellence Award in the School of Global, Urban, and Social Studies at RMIT University, and she holds a Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2019-2023).
Beyond academia, Jacinthe and Dr Peta Murray have developed digital meditation experiences for the National Gallery of Victoria in 2020. Jacinthe has also published her research in non-scholarly outlets:
- COVID-19 was an unexpected intermission for creative arts workers in Victoria: But what happens next? A research snapshot. APO, October 2021 (with Dr Natalie Ann Hendry and Averyl Gaylor).
- ‘Parts of life will be damaged forever’ – Arts workers describe the pandemic’s impact on their mental health. The Conversation, October 2020 (with Dr Natalie Ann Hendry and Averyl Gaylor).
- PhD (Arts) – La Trobe University
- M Cultural Studies – The University of Sydney
- BArts(Hons) – The University of Mauritius
- Yeganeh, L.,Boyle, J.,Johnston-Ataata, K.,et al, . (2022). Positive impact of a co-designed digital resource for women with early menopause In: Menopause, 29, 671 - 679
- Flore, J.,Kokanovic, R.,Duff, C.,Callard, F. (2021). The antidepressant in women’s lifeworlds: Feminist materialist encounters In: BioSocieties, 16, 177 - 195
- Flore, J. (2021). Ingestible sensors, data, and pharmaceuticals: Subjectivity in the era of digital mental health In: New Media & Society, 23, 2034 - 2051
- Yeganeh, L.,Johnston-Ataata, K.,Flore, J.,Kokanovic, R., et al, . (2021). Co-designing an early menopause digital resource: Model for interdisciplinary knowledge translation In: Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, 38, 315 - 322
- Lai-Kwon, J.,Heynemann, S.,Flore, J.,Kokanovic, R., et al, . (2021). Living with and beyond metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: the survivorship experience for people treated with immunotherapy or targeted therapy In: Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 15, 392 - 397
- Pienaar, K.,Flore, J.,Power, J.,Murphy, D. (2021). Making publics in a pandemic: Posthuman relationalities, ‘viral' intimacies and COVID-19 In: Health Sociology Review, 30, 244 - 259
- Flore, J.,Hendry, N.,Gaylor, A. (2021). Creative arts workers during the Covid-19 pandemic: Social imaginaries in lockdown In: Journal of Sociology, , 1 - 18
- Flore, J. (2020). A Genealogy of Appetite in the Sexual Sciences, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland
- Johnston-Ataata, K.,Flore, J.,Kokanovic, R.,Hickey, M.,Teede, H.,Boyle, J.,Vincent, A. (2020). ‘My relationships have changed because I’ve changed’: Biographical disruption, personal relationships and the formation of an early menopausal subjectivity In: Sociology of Health and Illness, 42, 1516 - 1531
- Flore, J.,Pienaar, K. (2020). Data-driven intimacy: emerging technologies in the (re)making of sexual subjects and ‘healthy’ sexuality In: Health Sociology Review, 29, 279 - 293
- Borderline Personality as Social Phenomena. Funded by: ARC Linkage Project Grants 2019 from (2021 to 2024)
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