Dr Nicole Pepperell

Nicole Pepperell

Te Puna Ako – Centre for Tertiary Teaching and Learning

Qualifications: PhD (RMIT University); Grad Cert TTL (RMIT University); MA (Chicago); BA, Hons (Chicago)

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Papers Taught

Recent Publications

  • Pepperell, N. (2019). How scholars think: About Captain Cook, for example.. In Encounters & Exchanges Conference 2019: Exploring the History of Science, Technology & Mātauranga. University of Otago, ASB Theatre and Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim, NZ.. Retrieved from

  • Law, D., & Pepperell, N. (2019). Lesser leviathans: Elinor Ostrom and the limits of communitarianism. In SAANZ 2019: Sociology for Everyone - Mātauranga nohoanga ā-iwi ki te katoa. University of Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from

  • Pepperell, N. (2018). Beyond reification: Reclaiming Marx’s concept of the fetish character of the commodity. Contradictions: a Journal for Critical Thought, 2(2), 33-55. Retrieved from

  • Law, D., & Pepperell, N. (2018). Oppression in the commons: Cautionary notes on Elinor Ostrom's concept of self-governance. In G. Zajdow (Ed.), Proceedings of The Australian Sociological Association Conference (pp. 7-12). Melbourne, Australia: TASA.

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Doctoral Education; Social Science Research; Sociology; Tertiary Education

Critical Theory; Critical Race Theory; Postcolonial Theory; Historical Sociology; Social Theory; Science and Technology Studies; Pragmatism

Contact Details

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