Who we are

Chair: Kate Maclean

Email: k.maclean@northumbria.ac.uk

Kate Maclean is Professor of Geography at Northumbria and was director of Birkbeck Gender Sexuality (BiGS) from 2016-2019.  She works on gender and popular economies, finance, urban violence, and leadership, and has organised multiple conferences and symposia on topics as varied as Gendering Austerity, Marilyn Monroe, and Brexit & Trump.  She has been involved in equality and diversity issues in universities since the start of her career in 2008 and is author of Sanity, Madness, and the Academy

Secretary: Ellie Jupp

Ellie Jupp is a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at Kent University and she works across human geography and social policy disciplines.  Her recent research focuses on matters of care, activism and everyday lives, especially within contexts of austerity, and with a focus on gender.  She regularly collaborates with community and activist groups on research.  She has organised a number of initiatives around gender and care within universities.

Email: e.f.jupp@kent.ac.uk

Treasurer: Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes is a Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in Human Geography at Northumbria University. She is a Political Geographer, working on issues of asylum politics, resistance, citizenship and the politics of epistemology within the academy.

Email: sarah.m.hughes@northumbria.ac.uk

Elizabeth Gagenelg26@aber.ac.ukMembership Secretary2020 – 2023
Olivia Sheringham (main contact for this role), Rosie Cox and Rachel Collso.sheringham@bbk.ac.ukWeb Coordinator2021 – 2023
Rachel Collsrachel.colls@durham.ac.ukDissertation Prize Coordinator (Lead)2019 – 2022
Sarah Marie HallSarah.m.hall@manchester.ac.ukDissertation Prize Coordinator2020 – 2023
Ailie TamA.Tam@uea.ac.ukDissertation Prize Coordinator2020 – 2023
Eveleigh Buck-Matthewseveleigh.buck-matthews.bcu.ac.ukDissertation Prize Coordinator2020 – 2023
Karine DuplanKarine.Duplan@unige.chOrdinary Member2020

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Rosie Coxr.cox@bbk.ac.ukOrdinary Member2020

2023
Johanna Watersjohanna.waters@ucl.ac.ukOrdinary Member2020

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