Humanities PhD Students

Meet our current PhD students

Ennas Al-Kedm

Title: How Saudi Companies use Social Media to Address Crisis Communication

Supervisors: Dr Petya Eckler(Journalism, University of Strathclyde), Dr Michael Higgins (Journalism, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: Scholarship - Saudi Arabia

Ian Baker

Title: Controlling Cocaine in Colonial Burma (History)

Supervisors: Prof James Mills (History, University of Strathclyde), Dr Patricia Barton (History, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: Wellcome Trust

Barbara Ball

Title: Early Town Development in the Upper Ohio Valley (Working Title)

Supervisors: Dr Mark Ellis (University of Strathclyde, History) Tahitia McCabe (University of Strathclyde, Postgraduate Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Programme)

Maja Brandt Andreasen

Title: Rape culture in Internet memes about #MeToo

Supervisor:Prof Karen Boyle (University of Strathclyde), Dr Chiara Bernardi (Communications, Media & Culture, University of Stirling)

Funding: AHRC

Natalie Bello

PhD Journalism

Nicole Cumming

Title: "Reforming" human and animal relationships in early modern Scotland, c. 1560-1660

Supervisors: Prof Erica Fudge (English, University of Strathclyde) and Dr Steven Reid (University of Glasgow)

Funding: AHRC

Mila Daskalova

Title: Printing and Periodical Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Asylum

Supervisors: Prof Kirstie Blair (English, University of Strathclyde), Prof Matt Smith (History, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: AHRC

Mara Dougall

Title: Writing Unity: a practise-led exploration of female physicality in early twentieth century historial fiction

Supervisors: Dr Liam Bell (University of Stirling), Dr Laura Kelly (History, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: Internal

Kelsey Entrikin

Title: A Study of Sex and Gender in Omegaverse Fan Fiction

Supervisors: Dr Chrunjeet Mahn (English, University of Strathclyde), Prof Kirstie Blair (English, University of Strathclyde)

Kristin Hay

Title: An Oral History of Birth Control in Scotland, c. 1960-2000

Supervisors: Dr Laura Kelly (History, University of Strathclyde), Dr Emma Newlands (History, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: Wellcome Trust

Yun Huang

Title: History of Cocaine in China, 1880s-1940s

Supervisors: Prof Jim Mills (History, University of Strathclyde), Dr Patricia Barton (History, University of Starthclyde)

Funding: China Scholarship Council and Wellcome Trust

Rukhsar Hussain

Title: The representation of Hijras in South Asian fiction, cinema and life writing

Supervisors: Dr Churnjeet Mahn (English, University of Strathclyde), Prof Yvette Taylor (Education, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: HaSS Doctorial Studentship

Andrew Jenkin

Title: Fandom, Media and Gender in Scotland's "National" Game

Supervisors: Prof Karen Boyle (University of Strathclyde), Prof Richard Haynes (Communications, Media & Culture, University of Stirling), Andrew Pike (Scottish Football Association)

Funding: AHRC

Rebecca Jones

Title: Consuming Men: Masculinity, Meat and Myth in Literary Fictions from Mary Shelley to Ursula K. Le Guin

Supervisors: Prof Erica Fudge (English, University of Strathclyde), Dr Elsa Richardson (English, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: University of Strathclyde

Charlotte Lauder

Title: Press, print and nation: recovering popular Scottish magazine culture, 1870 to the 1920s.

Supervisors: Prof Kirstie Blair (English, University of Strathclyde), Dr David Goldie (English, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: AHRC - Collaborative Doctoral Partnership

Daniel Massie

Title: Understanding Support: Supporting female film perfomances, The Academy Awards, and Audio-Visual Essays

Supervisors: Dr Ian Garwood (Film & Television Studies, University of Glasgow), Prof Karen Boyle

Funding: AHRC

Tahitia McCabe

Title: American Resident in Scotland, 1850-1901

Supervisors: Dr Mark Ellis (History, University of Strathclyde), Prof Richard Findlay (History, University of Strathclyde)

Lauren McDougall

(Working) Title: Humanking Versus the Natural World: How are early modern English conceptions of "civility" and "civilisation" threatened by the Irish environment, and how does the resulting English hostility manifest itself with those conceptions?

Supervisors: Dr Erica Fudge (English, University of Strathclyde), Dr Ali Cathcart (University of Stirling)

Funding: Internal

Clare McKeown

Title: Missing from the Picture: Beauty Norms in Scottish Anti-Men's Violence Against Women Campaigns 

Supervisors: Dr Alenka Jelen (Public Relations, University of Stirling), Prof Karen Boyle

Funding: AHRC

Scott McNee

Title: It's No Real Pleasure in Life: The Grotesque in Southern Gothic and Beyond

Supervisors: Kevin MacNeil (University of Stirling), Dr Elspeth Jajdelska (English, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: University of Strathclyde Research Studentship

Imene Meddoudi

Title: Assessing Transculturality in K-pop Fan Fiction

Suervisors: Prof Kirstie Blair (English, University of Strathclyde), Dr Petya Eckler (Journalism, University of Strathclyde)

Donna Moore

Title: Sources & Silences: A Feminist Creative Intervention in Historical Crime Fiction

Supervisors: Dr Liam Bell (Creative Writing, University of Stirling), Prof Karen Boyle

Funding: AHRC

Ali Ryland

Title: "Why buy the cow when the milk is free?": The shared identity of women and cows, from milkmaid to milking machine

Supervisors: Prof Erica Fudge (English, University of Strathclyde), Prof Kirstie Blair (English, University of Strathlcyde)

Funding: Internal

Rory Stride

Title: Gender, Loss and Memory: The Impact of Deindustrialisation on Women Woerkers in Scotland since 1970

Supervisors: Prof Arthur McIvor (History, University of Strathclyde), Dr Laura Kelly (History, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: AHRC

Sam Tabet

Title: Examining Queer Female Bodies in Horror Film

Supervisors: Prof Karen Boyle and Dr Churnjeet Mahn

 

Eva Ward

Title: Psychoactive Substances in the American Philippines (The Asian Cocaine Crisis: Pharmaceuticals, consumers and control in South and East Asia, c. 1900-1945)

Supervisors: Prof Jim Mills (History, University of Strathclyde), Dr Patricia Barton (History, University of Strathclyde)

Funding: Wellcome Trust

Kate Wilson

Title: Community literature and cultural activism Glasgow 1960-1990

Supervisors: Dr Eleanor Bell (English, University of Strathclyde), Dr Angela Bartie (University of Edinburgh)

Funding: AHRC