Lisa Downing

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Professor Downing welcomes applications from PhD students in any of her areas of interest, especially the following:

* Theoretical and cultural studies approaches to crime and criminality
* Historical or contemporary sexuality and gender studies
* Interrogations of feminist, queer, Foucauldian, psychoanalytic, and ethical thought
* Identity politics and freedom of expression
* Women and power, women and the right wing, women and politics
* The gendering of ‘extremism’.