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Research interests

I have been lecturing in Latin American Politics at the University of Bath since 2015, where I arrived from the University of Bristol. My teaching currently covers Latin American Politics & Society, Transitions to Democracy, LGBTQ+ Politics, and Gender and Transitional Justice. I love introducing students to Latin America, in terms of both the region's academic contributions and also its cultural wealth. 

My research centres around two main areas: LGBTQ+ politics and gender and football. What unites these areas of research is the focus on institutions, be those polititcal, legal or football-related, and how these operate in cisheteronormative and gendered terms. As a by-product of my research, I have also worked a consultant researcher in human rights and LGBTQIA+ rights at the Universidad Diego Portales, Chile (2009-12), and currently sit on the Football Association of Wales' Equality Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board.

I am Co-Chair of PoLIS departmental Athena Swan committee and an Editor of the Bulletin of Latin American Research (BLAR).

Research interests

  • LGBTQIA+ Rights in Latin America
  • Legal Mobilisation & Human Rights
  • Gendered Institutions in Football (Chile & Wales)
  • Feminist Politics & Football Fandom

External positions

EDI Advisory Board Member, Football Association of Wales

Co-editor Bulletin of Latin American Research

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