Centre for Gender Studies

People and contacts

Management of the Centre for Gender Studies is collaborative between the departments of Sociology, Law and Education, and we have core and associate faculty drawn from many of the departments of the University.

Dr Hannah Mason-Bish, Director of Gender Studies

Hannah is a Lecturer in Criminology and Director of the Centre for Gender Studies.

Her research focuses on the development of hate crime legislation with a particular focus on gender and disability related violence. Her work also looks at how social problems are constructed and how groups of victims are defined and given policy attention.

Hannah's current research projects include:

  • Gender and intersectionality in hate crime victimisation
  • The inclusion of 'misogyny' in hate crime policy
Dr Kimberley Brayson, Co-Director of the Centre for Gender Studies

Kimberley is a Lecturer in Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Gender Studies.

Her areas of research expertise include:

  • Feminist legal studies
  • Critical legal theory
  • Jurisprudence/philosophy of law
  • The European Convention on Human Rights
A-Z list of core and associate faculty

There is a large group of core and associate faculty from across the university, linked to the Centre. You can access an A-Z list using the left-hand menu or by clicking here.

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