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Professor of Gender, Media and Sociology, University of Leicester

Kaitlynn's main area of research falls in the field of feminist media studies. She is an expert in representations of feminism, feminist activism and feminist activists in mainstream news media, feminist online media, and social media. As lead researcher on an AHRC funded grant, she isi examining ways that feminists are using online spaces to challenge misogyny, sexism and rape culture, as evidenced by the recent SlutWalk movement, and how this is activism is bringing feminism to the public’s attention once more.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Media and Communication, University of Leicester