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University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

 

Current PhD Students

Amelia AmeDela Amemate

 

Thesis Title: Traditional Cultural Norms, Technology and Gender Relations in Ghana

Supervisor: Dr Holly Porter (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Mamasa Camara

 

Thesis Title: The Political Economy of Female Circumcision

Supervisor: Professor Adam Branch (Department of Politics and International Studies)


Juliana Demartini Brito

 

Thesis Title: Queer Temporality in Brazil

Supervisor: Dr Lauren Wilcox (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Stefanie Felsberger 

 

Thesis Title: Global Data Flows and Menstruation

Supervisor: Dr Lauren Wilcox (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Anna Forringer-Beal 

 

Thesis title: From White Slaves to Trafficking Victims: How Historic Perceptions of Migrants Shape Contemporary Anti-Trafficking Policy

Supervisor: Professor Jude Browne (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Ayanda Mhlongo 

 

Thesis title: Exploring historical trauma in South Africa: from the perspective of black South African women

Supervisor: Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa (Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge)


Jenny Carla Moran 

 

Thesis title: Loveability

Supervisor: Professor Sarah Dillon (Faculty of English, University of Cambridge)


Aaron Muldoon

 

Thesis title: Queer Cultural Memory in Literature, Film and Television since 1999

Supervisor: Professor Sarah Dillon (Faculty of English, University of Cambridge) 


Naoise Murphy 

 

Thesis title: Queering Irish Women’s Writing in the Twentieth Century 

Supervisor: Dr Caroline Gonda (Faculty of English)


Namrata Narula

 

Thesis title: From Action to Freedom: Exploring the dialectics of feminist agency through classical Indian thought

Supervisor: Professor Ankur Barua (Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge)


Ola Osman 

 

Thesis title: Where are they Now? Documenting the Reintegration Needs of Ex-Combatant Women in Liberia fifteen years after the civil war

Supervisor: Dr Holly Porter (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies) 


Reetika Revathy Subramanian

 

Thesis title: Brides of Drought: Gendered interlinkages between labour and marriage migration of adolescent wives/ workers in India’s climate crisis

Supervisor: Professor Samita Sen (Vere Harmsworth Professor in Imperial and Naval History, Faculty of History)


Lisa Vickers

 

Thesis title: Feminist Political Parties: Sustainability, Longevity, and Impacts

Supervisor: Professor Jude Browne (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Emmah Khisa Senge Wabuke 

 

Thesis title: Towards A Gendered Disarmament, Disengagement and Reintegration (DDR) Program in Countering Violent Extremism: The Somalia Conflict and Female Militancy in Al-Shabaab

Supervisor: Dr Holly Porter (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies) 


Elizabeth Yarrow

 

Thesis title: Gendered bodies: institutions, sex binarism, and the experiences of gender minority youth within health and education systems

Supervisor: Dr Robbie Duschinsky (Department of Public Health and Primary Care)


Previous PhD Students

Jules Allen

 

Thesis Title: Social Norms and Fathers’ Use of Parental Leave Entitlements

Supervisor: Professor Jude Browne (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)

Advisor: Dr Maria Iacovou (Department of Sociology)


Julia Doyle

 

Thesis Title: Navigating Gendered and Racialised Discursive Landscapes as a Refugee Subject: The Genres and Contexts of Syrian Refugee Narratives

Supervisor: Dr Lauren Wilcox (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Mona Hamade

 

Thesis title: Women and Emiratisation in the UAE Workforce

Supervisor: Professor Jude Browne (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Charmaine Koskinen

 

Thesis title: Human Trafficking Prevention: 2012 Olympics

Supervisor: Professor Jude Browne (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Kerry Mackereth

 

Thesis title: Bodies at their limits: rethinking political violence through women’s hunger strikes

Supervisor: Professor Harald Wydra (Department of Politics and International Studies)


Maimuna Mohamud

 

Thesis title: Citizens of the Third Republic? Gendered Performances of Citizenship in the Somali Peace Processes  

Supervisor: Dr Devon Curtis (Department of Politics and International Studies)


Lena Moore

 

Thesis title: Posthuman War: Race, Gender, Technology, and the Making of U.S. Military Futures

Supervisor: Dr Lauren Wilcox (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Helen Mussell

 

Thesis title: Care and Business: Can there be a Connection?

Supervisor: Professor Tony Lawson (Faculty of Economics)


Sharmila Parmanand

 

 

Thesis title: Critical inquiry into Anti-Trafficking discourse in the Philippines

Supervisor: Dr Tomas Larsson, Department of Politics and International Studies


Farhana Rahman

 

Thesis title: Rickety Boats to Refuge(e): Gender, Identity, and Everyday Negotiations of Rohingya Refugee Women

Supervisor: Professor Manali Desai (Department of Sociology)


Hakan Sandal-Wilson

 

Thesis title: The Kurdish LGBTI+ Movement: Strategies and Tactics towards Radical Democracy

Supervisor: Professor Ayse Zarakol (Department of Politics and International Studies)


Halliki Voolma

 

Thesis title: Domestic Violence in the context of Human Rights: Women with insecure immigration status exposed to domestic violence in England 

Supervisor: Professor Jude Browne (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)


Eddie Wei

Thesis title: Judges' Gender and Judging in China

Supervisor: Professor Loraine Gelsthorpe (Institute of Criminology)


Monica Wirz

Thesis title: Gendering Executive Selection

Supervisor: Professor Jude Browne (University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)