Dr Gail Adams-Hutcheson
Qualifications: BSocSc, MSocSc, PhD
I teach in the areas of social and cultural geography, gender, feminism, the body, methodologies and emotional and affective geographies.
My recently completed doctoral thesis (2014) spans the emotional and affective lifeworlds of people who relocated out of Christchurch after the earthquakes and aftershocks.
'Stories of relocation to the Waikato: spaces of emotion and affect in the 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquakes, Aotearoa New Zealand'.
Social and cultural geography; disasters; emotion; affect and psychoanalysis
Cultural geography; disasters; emotion; affect and psychoanalysis
My research interests include: intimate methodologies; climate change migration and emotional geographies; disasters at the scale of the individual; mobilities
Recent journal articles:
- Single author peer reviewed articles:
Adams-Hutcheson, G. (2017) Embodied vibrations: disastrous mobilities in relocation from the Christchurch earthquakes, Aotearoa New Zealand. Transfers 7(3): pp.23-37.
Adams‐Hutcheson, G. (2017). Mobilising research ethics: Two examples from Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Geographer, 73(2): pp.87-96.
Adams-Hutcheson, G. (2016). Spatialising skin: Pushing the boundaries of trauma geographies. Emotion, Space and Society, 24: pp. 105-112. doi:10.1016/j.emospa.2016.03.002
Adams-Hutcheson, G. (2015). Voices in the margins of recovery: relocated Cantabrians in Waikato. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 10(2): pp.135-143. doi:10.1080/1177083X.2015.1068184.
Hutcheson, G. (2013). Methodological reflections on transference and countertransference in geographical research: relocation experiences from post‐disaster Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand. Area, 45(4), 477-484.
- Co-authored peer reviewed articles/chapters:
Adams-Hutcheson, G. and Longhurst, R. (2016). ‘At least in person there would have been a cup of tea’: Interviewing via Skype. Area, 49(2): pp.148-155.
Adams-Hutcheson, G., and Longhurst, R. (2017). Chapter 3: ‘I’m here, I hate it and I can’t cope anymore’ writing about suicide. Writing Intimacy Into Feminist Geography, 41. London: Routledge.
Adams-Hutcheson, G., Thorpe, H., and Coleborne, C. (2017) Introduction: Understanding Mobilities in a dangerous world. Transfers, 7(3): pp. 1-5.
Borovnik, M. and Adams‐Hutcheson, G., 2017. Introduction: Mobilities and transformation. New Zealand Geographer, 73(2): pp.81-86.
Adams-Hutcheson, G., & Johnston, L. (2019). Flourishing in fragile academic work spaces and learning environments: feminist geographies of care and mentoring. Gender, Place & Culture, -online, 1-17. doi:10.1080/0966369x.2019.1596885
Adams-Hutcheson, G. (2018). Discordant rhythms of the weather: Farming responses to a changing climate. In New Zealand Geographical Society and the Institute of Australian Geographers (NZGS/IAG) Conference: Creative Conversations, Constructive Connections. Conference held at University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Adams-Hutcheson, G. (2018). Art that moves and re imagines place: a case-study on Tron Rocks. In Mobilities, Stories, Movement and Art: Mobilities Network of Aotearoa/NZ-AUSMOB Joint Symposium. Conference held at The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12354
White, I., Glavovic, B., Lawrence, J., & Hutcheson, G. (2018). Operationalising resilience: A heuristic framework for analysis. Resilience to Nature's Challenges. Retrieved from https://resiliencechallenge.nz/governance-programme/operationalising-resilience/
Associations and Memberships
Executive Member of the New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women (NZFGW)