HumanitiesRecent PhD/MRes Graduates

Meet our recent PhD/MRes graduates

Maja Brandt Andreasan

  • Title  - “Not just a joke: rape culture in internet memes about #MeToo”
  • Supervisors  -  Prof Karen Boyle (Strathclyde) Dr Chiara Bernardi (Stirling) 
  • Funder: AHRC
  • Examiners - Dr Debbie Ging (Dublin City), Dr Michael Higgins (Strathclyde)
  • Year Awarded - 2020


Daniel Massie

  • Title - "Understanding Support: Academy-Award-Winning Female Performances and Audio-Visual Criticism"
  • Supervisors - Dr Ian Garwood (University of Glasgow), Prof Karen Boyle (University of Strathclyde)
  • Funder - AHRC
  • Examiners - Prof Catherine Grant (Birkbeck), Prof Karen Lury (Glasgow)
  • Year awarded - 2020 


Clare Binning

  • Title - The Incel Bookclub: Inceldom, Toxic Masculinity and the Literary Canon
  • Supervisors - Dr Jordan Kistler (English, University of Strathclyde) and Professor Karen Boyle (Gender Studies, University of Strathclyde)
  • Funding - AHRC-Aligned MRes Interdisciplinary Excellence Awards Studentship


Barbara Ball

  • Title - Differential development on the Ohio River, 1850-1880: A historical and genealogical study of two small towns in Ohio and a rural district of West Virginia, before and after the U.S. Civil War.
  • Supervisors - Dr Mark Ellis (University of Strathclyde, History) Tahitia McCabe (University of Strathclyde, Postgraduate Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Programme)
  • Funding - Self funded
  • Year awarded - 2021


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
  • Year awarded - 2021


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
  • Year awarded - 2022


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
  • Year awarded - 2022