Dr Emma Spruce

Lecturer in Gender, Sexuality and Identity Politics


Personal Statement

Emma joined the University of Liverpool as a Lecturer in the Politics of Gender, Sexuality and Identity in 2021, having previously worked at the LSE's Department of Gender Studies and Department of Sociology, and in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Versailles (France). Their research draws on intersectional feminist and queer theory to explore the connections between global sexual politics, dynamics of urban inequality, and the ways that individuals and social movements theorise and challenge injustice. Particular topics of interest include LGBT+ Safety Politics, sexuality and housing, and LGBT+ community formation and activism.