Dr Katharine Wright
Lecturer in International Politics
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Dr Katharine A. M. Wright is a Lecturer in International Politics in the Department of Politics.
After completing her PhD in International Politics at the University of Surrey, where she was awarded the Faculty Postgraduate of the Year, Katharine went on to hold positions at the University of Surrey and University of Winchester. This included working on an ESRC-funded 'UK in a Changing Europe' project to examine the use of social media in the EU referendum campaigns.
Katharine is the co-convener of the British International Studies Association Gendering IR Working Group (2018-20) with Dr Hannah Partis-Jennings. She is also a lead convener of the UACES Collaborative Research Network 'Gendering EU Studies' (2018-2021). She was Chair of the BISA Postgraduate Network in 2015-16, and served as Graduate Representative for the Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section of the International Studies Association in 2016.
She tweets @KAMWright.
International Studies Association (ISA)
British International Studies Association (BISA)
The Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES)
Dr Wright's research centres broadly around gender and security in institutional settings, including NATO and the EU. She also has an interest in the use of digital spaces. Her work has been published in a number of scholarly journals including, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, International Political Science Review and International Affairs. In addition to other outlets such as Open Democracy, and the LSE Impact blog.
- European security: NATO, EEAS/CSDP
- Feminist security studies
- Gender and security
- Public/digital diplomacy
Lead convener, UACES CRN 'Gendering EU Studies' (2018-2021)
Co-convener, BISA Gendering IR Working Group (2018-2020)
Member, BISA European Security Working Group
I am interested in supervising students working on gender and International Relations, in particular focusing on international security institutions, foreign policy, and feminist security studies.
If you are interested in supervision by Katharine A. M. Wright, then you can find more information about the PhD programme at Newcastle here.
Katharine has taught across a range of Politics and International Relations modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and has a PgCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCAP) with distinction.
- POL2110 Security Studies (Module leader)
- POL3046 Dissertation (Module leader)
- Guerrina R, Chappell L, Wright K. Transforming CSDP?: Feminist Triangles and Gender Regimes. Journal of Common Market Studies 2017. In Press.
- Wright KAM. Telling NATO’s story of Afghanistan: Gender and the alliance’s digital diplomacy. Media, War and Conflict 2017, epub ahead of print.
- Wright KAM. Gender Matters: Mainstreaming Women, Peace and Security at NATO. 2017. Available at: http://www.e-ir.info/2017/11/17/gender-matters-mainstreaming-women-peace-and-security-at-nato/?utm_content=buffer5dff8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.
- Wright KAM, Hurley M. Navigating Gender, Power and Perceptions when Researching NATO: A Conversation. International Feminist Journal of Politics 2017, 19(3), 390-392.
- Usherwood S, Wright KAM. Sticks and stones: Comparing Twitter campaigning strategies in the European Union referendum. British Journal of Politics and International Relations 2017, 19(2), 371-388.
- Usherwood S, Wright KAM. Talking past each other: The Twitter Campaigns. Bournemouth, UK: Bournemouth University, 2016.
- Wright KAM. The absence of Women, Peace and Security from the NATO Brussels Summit 2017 is a welcome omission. London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017. Available at: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/wps/2017/05/22/the-absence-of-women-peace-and-security-from-the-nato-brussels-summit-2017-is-a-welcome-omission/.
- Wright KAM. NATO’s Adoption of UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security: Making the Agenda a Reality. International Political Science Review 2016, 37(3), 350-361.
- Guerrina R, Wright KAM. Gendering normative power Europe: lessons of the Women, Peace and Security agenda. International Affairs 2016, 92(2), 293-312.
- Guerrina R, Haastrup T, Wright KAM. Is it really that difficult to find women to talk about the EU Referendum?. LSE, 2016. Available at: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2016/05/19/is-it-really-that-difficult-to-find-women-to-talk-about-the-eu/.
- Haastrup T, Wright KAM, Guerrina R. Women in the Brexit Debate: still largely confined to “low politics”. London: London School of Economics, 2016. Available at: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2016/06/17/women-in-the-brexit-debate-still-largely-confined-to-low-politics/.
- Wright KAM. Book review: Gender integration in NATO military forces: cross-national analysis. European Security 2015, 24(4), 617-620.
- Wright KAM, Holland J. Leadership and the media: Gendered framings of Julia Gillard's ‘sexism and misogyny’ speech. Australian Journal of Politics Science 2014, 49(3), 455-468.
- Holland J, Wright KAM. The Double Delegitimisation of Julia Gillard: Gender, the Media and Australian Political Culture. Australian Journal of Politics and History 2017, 63(4), 588-602.