Dr Gemma Bird

Senior Lecturer Politics


Personal Statement

I joined the University of Liverpool Department of Politics in 2017 as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. Previously, I worked as a Teaching Associate at Aston University and as an Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. I Graduated with a PhD from the University of Sheffield in 2016 which focused on The Foundations of Just Cross-Cultural Dialogue in Kant and African Political Thought. Prior to this I completed an MA in Research Methods in Politics and International Relations and a BA in Politics and Philosophy at the University of Sheffield.

I teach political theory and African political thought and politics across a range of modules. My areas of research specialism are citizenship, migration, aesthetics, Kantian political thought and African political thought.