Margaret Mishra - Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of School (Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Affairs), Coordinator UU200
MARGARET’s research focuses on feminism in the Pacific, indentured women’s activism and minor history. Some of her recent publications include: “Your Woman is a Very Bad Woman: Revisiting Female Deviance in Colonial Fiji” (2016); “The Suspicious Death of Depot Baby 7480: Maternal Negligence in Colonial Fiji” (2016); “Mawlee’s Murder: A Minor Historical Event” (2013); and “Between Women: Indenture, Morality and Health” (2012). Margaret hails from Suva. She completed her BA and MA degrees at the University of the South Pacific before pursuing her Phd at Monash University in Melbourne. Margaret has taught ethics at the Fiji National University and the University of the South Pacific in Fiji and gender studies and literature at Victoria University in Melbourne.
BA in Literature/Language and Education – The University of the South Pacific
Post-Graduate Diploma in Literature – The University of the South Pacific
MA in Literature – The University of the South Pacific
PhD in Comparative Literature – Monash University
Dr. Margaret Mishra is the Coordinator of: UU200: Ethics and Governance
Feminism in the Pacific
Indentured Women’s Activism
Articles in Refereed Journals
2012, “Women’s Activism in Fiji: 1900-2010”, Journal of Women’s History, Special Issue, Volume 24, Summer, 2012, p.115-143.
2008 “The Emergence of Feminism in Fiji: 1920”, Women’s History Review, Volume 17, Number 1, February 2008, United Kingdom, Routledge, p. 39-56.