Lara McKenzie

PhD, The University of Western Australia
Research Assistant, The University of Western Australia
PopAnth Author

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.


PopAnth Articles

Three assumptions about cougars and toyboys

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 »


PopAnth Reviews

Not Hollywood

Not Hollywood

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 »