Kathryn joined the OU in 2020 as a Lecturer in Sociology. Prior to this she was a Research Associate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge. Kathryn has held research fellowships in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University and at the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick. She received her PhD from the University of Warwick.
Kathryn’s research interests span gender and feminist studies, political sociology, and social and political theory, with a specific focus on power, surveillance and governance, and the global and local connections between gendered and racial oppression and resistance to it. Her current research examines the development and use of internal border controls as a form of racialised governance.