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Dr Louise Chambers

Staff details

PositionAssociate Lecturer
Email l.chambers (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7600
Dr Louise Chambers

Module Convenor: Communication, Psychology, Experience (Year 2)

I also supervise BA dissertations and share the teaching on the Embodiment & Experience module, which is a joint BA Year 3 and MA option (convenor: Professor Lisa Blackman).

I joined the department in 1997, working as a part-time VT and researching my Ph.D. I completed the PhD in 2004, and was fortunate enough to be able to continue teaching at Goldsmiths, where I finally gained a ‘fractional’ post in 2013.

My research interests focus primarily on the complex relations between psychology, individuals and the mass media – particularly in relation to concepts like gender, sexual orientation, disability and race. I am also interested in how particular kinds of bodies are produced and normalised through different institutional practices. My original degree was in psychology, which I studied at Warwick; I have an MA in ‘Critical Social Psychology’, which I gained at Lancaster.

Outside the college, I am a member of an LGBT History research group. I also have a small number of podcasts, based primarily on research at the National Archives at Kew, London; these can be accessed at:

http://media.nationalarchives.gov.uk/index.php/author/dr-louise-chambers/

Publications

Conference or Workshop Item

Transfeminisms Panel
Chambers, Louise; Halberstam, Jack; Kennedy, Natacha; Rage, Raju and Raha, Nat. 2015. 'Transfeminisms Panel'. In: Transfeminisms Panel. Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom.