Timothy N. Koths
Tim started his PhD at the Department of Gender Studies in 2017. His project examines how various literary and filmic texts figure transgender and transable subjects as embodied otherness, soma, psyche, agency, identity, sexuality, etc.
Tim was awarded the MPhil from the History of Consciousness Department (UCSC), where he also worked as a teaching fellow.
He holds a joint honours degree in Sociology and Gender & Sexuality Studies (NYU).
Other research interests: disability, race, affect, body (modifications of; as sensate materiality; as the experientially befitting property of the self), sexology, 'psychopathology' (i.e. paraphilia, compulsions, identity disorders), psychoanalysis, critical prison studies, semiotics.
Tim was born and raised in S-E Asia, but is unfortunately only fluent in 2 1/2 Western European languages.