Diane Perrons is Director of the Gender Institute and Professor of Economic Geography and Gender Studies. Her research focuses on the social and spatial implications of economic restructuring, paying particular attention to the organisation of work, gender and regional inequalities.
Experience keywords: gender, globalisation and inequality; paid work, care and social reproduction; migration; regional development and social sustainability
Mary Evans is LSE Centennial Professor at the Gender Institute. Her work is interdisciplinary and crosses boundaries between the social sciences and humanities. Her research interests include narrative fiction, focusing on themes of gender and class and the impact of gender on the academy.
Experience keywords: feminism; higher education in the UK; class and inequality; gender.
Dr. Clara Fischer is a Newton International Fellow at the Gender Institute for the period January 2014 – 2016. Her work is interdisciplinary, spanning the broad fields of philosophy, political science, and gender studies.
Experience keywords: feminist theory; pragmatism; theories of democracy and change; embodiment and shame; containment; Irish feminisms.
Dr Mary Harrod is a Tutor in Gender, Media and Culture. Her research interests and publications focus on film and other media's relationship with cultural studies, gender and language, with an emphasis popular modes, especially in Europe and the US but also in broader transnational contexts.
Clare Hemmings is Professor of Feminist Theory and her main research contributions are in the field of transnational gender and sexuality studies. Her most recent book is Why Stories Matter: The Political Grammar of Feminist Theory, and she is a member of the Feminist Review Collective.
Experience keywords: interdisciplinarity; feminist epistemology and methodology; transnational sexuality studies; feminist theory.
Dr Henry is Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Gender Institute MPhil/PhD programme. Her research interests focus on three main research areas: gender and development; gender and militarisation; and qualitative methodologies.
Experience keywords: gender; sex-selective abortion; development; militarisation; peacekeeping; representation; security; Cyprus; Liberia; Haiti; Kosovo; India and South Asian Diaspora.
Naila Kabeer is Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute. Her research interests include gender, poverty, social exclusion, labour markets and livelihoods, social protection and citizenship and much of her research is focused on South and South East Asia.
Nicola Lacey is School Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy, attached to the Departments of Law and Social Policy and to the Gender Institute. Her research is in criminal law and criminal justice, with a particular focus on comparative and historical scholarship. Nicola also has research interests in legal and social theory, in feminist analysis of law, in law and literature, and in biography.
Dr Madhok is Associate Professor of Transnational Gender Studies. Her research interests lie at the intersection of feminist political theory and philosophy, gender theories, transnational activism, rights/human rights, citizenship, activism, postcoloniality, developmentalism and feminist ethnographies.
Experience keywords: transnational gender analysis; feminist social and political theory, particularly of autonomy; agency and human rights; vernacular rights cultures; postcoloniality; citizenship; South Asian politics; developmentalism
Anne Phillips, FBA (on sabbatical 2013-14)
Anne Phillips is Professor of Political and Gender Theory. A leading figure in feminist political theory, she writes on issues of democracy and representation, equality, multiculturalism, and difference. Anne is also a faculty member in the Department of Government, where she holds the Graham Wallas Chair in Political Science
Experience keywords: bodies and property; democracy and representation; equality; feminism; human rights; multiculturalism.
Dr Plomien is Lecturer in Gender and Social Science. Her research interests focus on a critical analysis of labour market and social policies interacting with the prevailing gender order of women's and men's patterns of labour market participation.
Experience keywords: EU accession; labour market policy; employment; post-socialism; EU labour market and social policies; Europeanisation; work and care; labour market; Central Eastern Europe; gender; Poland; inequality
Wendy Sigle- Rushton is Professor of Gender and Family Studies. She has worked on a variety of issues related to child fostering, child health and single parenthood in both historical and contemporary societies. Her current research interests include the social networks and social isolation of young adults who have been in care as children or who became young parents, with a particular emphasis on the differences by gender.
Experience keywords: childcare; poverty; family; gender
Dr Wearing is Lecturer in Gender Theory, Culture and Media. Her research interests are in the critical analysis of literary, visual and media culture, with specific interest in representations of aging, temporality and memory in both historical and contemporary contexts.
Experience keywords: gender and feminist theory; representation; feminist film theory; aging and subjectivity in literature, culture and media
Dr Wilson is Senior LSE Fellow in Gender Theory, Globalisation and Development. Her research interests are interdisciplinary and include the relationships between neo-liberalism, gender and concepts of agency, the experiences of women in rural labour movements, and ways in which notions of 'race' are inscribed within discourses of development.
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 is the Graduate Intern 2013/14 for the Gender Institute. She graduated last year from LSE with an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Economics. She will be supporting James and Hazel in the Administration team.
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.