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Ms Joanne Payton  

Joanne Payton
Position:MSc SSRM Student
School:Social Sciences

Address:Glamorgan Building


Joanne has an MA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Glasgow and an MPhil in Publishing Studies from the University of Stirling. She has been involved in activism against gendered violence within the BMER community for the past seven years and plans to continue studying this topic to PhD level through funding she secured through the ESRC Open competition.

Research Interests

  • Violence against women,
  • Middle East
  • Feminism
  • Kinship
  • Family law

PhD Topic / Area

Kinship relationships and ‘honour’-based violence amongst Soraani-speaking Kurdish women living in Britain.


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