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Alexandra Roginski Alexandra Roginski i(8461895 works by)
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In 2018, Alexandra Roginski was a doctoral candidate researching the history of popular phrenology at the Australian National University. Originally from Melbourne, she has written for The Age, the Big Issue, and specialist publications in education, research and development.

In 2013, Alexandra was awarded an 1854 Student Scholarship from Museum Victoria, where she has also worked as a research assistant in Indigenous repatriation.She has also worked in medical communications.

In 2018, she won the Jill Roe Prize (for unpublished article-length work of historical research) for 'Talking Heads on a Murray River Mission'. In 2020, her dissertation ('A Touch of Power: Popular Phrenology in the Tasman World') was shortlisted for the Serle Award.

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2021 recipient State Library of New South Wales Fellowships CH Currey Fellowship for her project: Between Pleasure and Productivity: A history of self-improvement from phrenology to physical culture.
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