Dr Kristi Giselsson

Dr Kristi Giselsson

Coordinator, Pathways Program


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania, 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours in English - University of Southern Queensland, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, English - Murdoch University, 2004
  • Certificate IV, Teaching English as a Second Language - Teach International, 2014
Division:Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement
Office:B1.006 Teaching and Learning Centre, Ground Floor, Library, JCU Cairns Campus
Phone:+61 7 4232 1153
Work Hours:9:00AM – 5:00PM

Key Responsibilities

Coordinator, Pathways Program, Cairns Campus

Research interests

  • Ethics - with a particular focus on respect for diversity
  • Transition pedagogy – particularly in relation to students who have been traditionally marginalised


K. Giselsson, Grounds for Respect: Particularism, Universalism, and Communal Accountability (Lantham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth UK: Lexington Books, 2012).

K. Giselsson, “Assessing an Alternative Grammar: Are Identity, Respect and Justice possible within Posthumanism?”  In Recognition in Politics: Theory, Policy and Practice (eds) J. Connolly, M. Leach and L. Walsh (Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007).

K. Giselsson, Book Review, Robert H. Blank. 2013. Intervention in the Brain: Politics, Policy, and Ethics. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press. Neuroethics Volume 7, Issue 2 (2014), pp. 247-249.