Kirsty Alexander is a teacher on the MSc in Applied Gender Studies.
Kirsty's academic background is in Politics yet she has a strong interdisciplinary knowledge-base and approach to teaching and learning. She is a Strathclyde alumna, having completed her BSc (Hons) in Politics, MSc in Public Policy and, in 2010, her PhD in Feminist Thought here. Kirsty has worked as a research assistant and postdoctoral researcher for health and social movement research projects, and she has taught at various universities including Manchester and Stirling.
Kirsty's teaching and research interests revolve around feminism, gender studies, ecology and horticulture (philosophy and practice-based), love studies and men and masculinity studies. These interests are reflected in what Kirsty teaches in Applied Gender Studies. She contributes to the core modules Understanding Gender; Feminist Knowledge, Feminist Research; and Feminisms - Continuities and Change. She convenes Advanced Topics in Gender Studies and supervises dissertation students.