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Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor for Arts, Design, and Social Sciences

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Professor Caron Gentry

Professor Caron Gentry joined Northumbria in 2021 as the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor for Arts, Design, and Social Sciences. Prior to joining Northumbria she was a professor in the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews and served as Head of School. 

The Faculty consist of 4 departments including;

Arts

Northumbria School of Design

Humanities

Social Sciences

After completing her PhD in International Relations at St Andrews, Professor Gentry taught for a number of years in the United States before returning to the UK.  Her main research area focuses on gender and terrorism. Her books include (with Laura Sjoberg) Mothers, Monsters, Whores (Zed 2007), (with Laura Sjoberg) Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores (Zed 2015), and Disordered Violence (Edinburgh University Press 2020). Her work is published in numerous journals and edited volumes. 

Additionally, Professor Gentry works on feminist political theology, particularly on querying what feminist Christian realism can be in International Relations. Her books in this area include Offering Hospitality (University of Notre Dame Press 2013) and This American Moment (Oxford University Press 2018). She is currently looking at the meaning of hope and what it offers to current socio-political dilemmas.

 

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