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Dr Lau

Senior Lecturer
Name: Ursula Lau
Location: C Ring 416 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Department of Psychology Staff, Faculty of Humanities  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 3563


About Dr. Ursula Lau

Areas of Specialization

  • Power, desire and affect in identity performances and social relationships: race, materiality of class, masculinities and femininities, gender and sexuality
  • Place identity, home, asymmetries of belonging
  • Personality vulnerability and relational patterns in intimate or interpersonal relationships
  • Complex, intergenerational and collective trauma and violence
  • Psychosocial studies: application of psychoanalysis, narrative and discourse analysis to critical qualitative research