Dr Atlas Torbati

Staff details

Position Department Senior Tutor and Lecturer - MA UDVSA
Email atlas.torbati (@gold.ac.uk)
Dr Atlas Torbati

Atlas Torbati is a lecturer on MA Understanding Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse (UDVSA) at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is also a senior tutor at the Department of Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies.  She has extensive experience in teaching the Theories of Gender-based violence, Groupwork studies, National and International Policies of Gender-based Violence and Social Research Methods.  Atlas has completed her PhD study at the University of Bristol and has contributed to various research projects at the Centre for Gender and Violence Research (CGVR). Her PhD focused on exploring the perceptions of Iranian men to sexual violence in the UK diaspora. 

Research Interests

  • Gender-based violence within national and international contexts
  • Coercive control, cultural and structural violence within Muslim context 
  • Masculinities, sexual violence and diaspora 
  • Identity politics