Rhea Ashley Hoskin

Postdoctoral Researcher in Femininities, Femme and Femmephobia, Queen's University, Ontario

Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin is an interdisciplinary feminist sociologist and an Ontario Women’s Health Scholar working as a postdoc in the departments of Gender Studies & Psychology at Queen’s University. Rhea’s work focuses on femme, femininities and femmephobia. In particular, her work examines perceptions of femininity and sources of prejudice rooted in the devaluing or regulation of femininity. Rhea completed her MA in Gender Studies (2013) and her PhD in Sociology (2018) from Queen’s University. In 2019, she was awarded the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal at Queen’s University for her doctoral work. Rhea is the co-chair of Preaching to the Choir: An International LGBTQ+ Conference. She is currently the guest editor for an upcoming special issue on Critical Femininities in Psychology & Sexuality, and an invited guest editor for a special issue on Femme Theory for the Journal of Lesbian Studies.

Experience

  • –present
    Postdoctoral Researcher in Femininities, Femme and Femmephobia, Queen's University, Ontario

Education

  • 2018 
    Queen's University , PhD Sociology