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Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE, UK
Tel: +44 (0)207 955 7602 
eFax: +44 (0)207 681 2866


MSc, Events and General enquiries:

James Deeley
Manager (Master's, Events, Research)


PhD and Other enquiries:

Hazel Johnstone MBE
Departmental Manager


James Deeley

James Deeley|

James runs the administration for the taught programmes and research events at the Gender Institute. He is responsible for the academic administration of all GI Masters programmes and for the organisation, programming and delivery of Gender Institute public events. He runs the GI social media presence and is first contact for any GI enquiries.

Kathryn Gjorgjiev

Kathryn Gjorgjiev|

Kathryn is part-time Communication & Events Assistant for the Gender Institute. She graduated in 2013 from LSE with an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Economics and was previously a graduate intern with the GI for 2013-4. She will be supporting James and Hazel in the Administration team.


Hazel Johnstone MBE|

Hazel is Departmental Manager of the Gender Institute and Manager of the Gender MPhil/PhD programme. She has worked at the Gender Institute since it was a working group and has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of the Institute. In addition, she is Managing Editor of the European Journal of Women's Studies.


Rakinder Reehal|

Rakinder is the Project Manager for the Gender Institute’s Commission on Gender, Inequality, and Power. She has an MA in Postcolonial Cultural and Literary Studies and an MA in Human Rights, and is currently a PhD student at the Warwick University Centre for Women and Gender Studies. Her research interests are race, gender, bodies and sexualities, intersectionality, human rights, and postcoloniality. Rakinder has worked internationally, including in Thailand, Australia, and Japan, with a range of agencies, including the Centre for Refugee Research at the University of New South Wales, UNHCR, and the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network.