Jacinthe holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Mauritius, a Master in Cultural Studies from the University of Sydney and recently completed a PhD at La Trobe University. Prior to joining the Social Research in Health Program Jacinthe taught in criminology and sociology at the University of Melbourne and worked as a Research Assistant on the KPMG-funded project Digital Rhythms: An Ethnographic Study of Digital Content in Australia (Media and Communication, RMIT).
Jacinthe is an early career researcher on the Early Menopause: Experiences and Perspectives of Women and Health Professionals NHMRC Partnership Project and the Mental Health and Supported Decision-Making ARC Linkage Project. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and is currently revising a book manuscript titled Appetites: A genealogy of sexuality in Western psychiatry, c.1800-present (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).
Jacinthe has research interests in gender and experiences of mental health and illness, the history of psychiatry and sexuality, science and technology studies, and digital media and health.
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Women and experiences of mental health and illness, Pharmaceuticals, Sexual health, Histories of psychiatry and medicine, Experience of early menopause.