PhD, The University of Western Australia
Research Assistant, The University of Western Australia
Lara McKenzie recently received a PhD in Anthropology and Sociology from The University of Western Australia. Her research interests include age-dissimilar relationships, romantic love, neoliberalism, higher education, blended learning and private/public school inequalities.
Three assumptions about cougars and toyboys
Cougars — women who date younger men — became a media phenomenon in the 2000s. However, mainstream media's discussion of them was largely based on myth. Here are some historical facts about age difference in couples.Read on »
Hollywood films represent America's dominant culture. Independent films critique this culture. This, Sherry Ortner writes, is how those involved in independent filmmaking understand their work.Read on »