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Gender Expertise

Academics from Queen’s have many years’ experience of researching gender.

Professor Dagmar Schiek

Academic, School of Law
Areas of Research Excellence
  • European Union law, comparative law and Brexit
  • Equality and antidiscrimination law and policy
  • Intersectionality
  • Wrote legislation on overcoming women’s under-representation
  • Been expert in EU Commission network for equal treatment between women and men
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Professor Diane Urquhart

Academic, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
Areas of Research Excellence
  • Irish gender and women’s history in the modern period
  • Gender legal history especially relating to marriage and its dissolution
  • Reform movements
  • Modern Irish politics
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Elliot Beever

LGBT+ Officer
ROLE
  • Be the voice of LGBT+ students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaign on issues of importance to LGBT+ students
  • Encourage sLGBT+ students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Academic, School of Law
Areas of Research Excellence
  • International Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Transitional Justice
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Dr Gillian McNaull

Academic, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Areas of Research Excellence
  • Criminology
  • The gendered experience of imprisonment
  • The political economy of imprisonment
  • Criminal justice
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Dr Jamie Hagen

Academic, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
Areas of Research Excellence
  • The intersection of gender, security studies and queer theory
  • LGBTQ inclusion in Women, Peace and Security practices
  • Queer analysis of security studies

Dr Kathryn McNeilly

Academic, School of Law
Areas of Research Excellence
  • Human rights theory and practice
  • Feminist and gender scholarship
  • Critical legal theory
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Dr Maria Pentaraki

Academic, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Areas of Research Excellence
  • Gender based violence
  • LGBTQ issues
  • The implications of neoliberalism for social work
  • International social work
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Dr Maria-Adriana Deiana

Academic, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
Areas of Research Excellence
  • International Relations
  • Conflict transformation and peacebuilding
  • Feminist IR War/Peace Security Borders
  • International politics, border and gender studies

Dr Ulrike M Vieten

Academic, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Areas of Research Excellence
  • Critical Discourses of Cosmopolitanisms
  • Far Right Populism & Gender
  • Normalisation, difference and otherness
  • Migration, Citizenship and the EU
  • Social Inequalities and intersectionality
  • Diaspora, Loss & Displacement
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Dr Yassin Brunger

Academic, School of Law
Areas of Research Excellence
  • Human Rights Law
  • Public International Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Gender and Society
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