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Dr Katy Jenkins

Associate Professor

Department: Social Sciences

Dr Katy JenkinsDr Katy Jenkins is an Associate Professor in International Development. She is an interdisciplinary feminist scholar with specialisms in gender and development; women’s activism; NGOs, professionalisation and the changing nature of civil society. Katy has recently been awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship to develop an innovative participatory photography project on women’s anti-mining activism. Katy’s research has a particular focus on Latin America, and she has conducted extensive qualitative research in Peru, Ecuador and Chile. She speaks fluent Spanish. Katy is Associate Editor for the Journal of International Development, co-convenor of the Development Studies Association’s Women and Development Study Group, and Committee Member for the Society of Latin American Studies. Katy is co-Director of the Centre for International Development at Northumbria University.

https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/our-staff/j/katy-jenkins/

Campus Address

Lipman Building 212
City Campus
Newcastle
NE1 8ST

Qualifications

  • Teaching & Learning PCAPL October 11 2007
  • Sociology MA September 01 2001
  • Geography PhD September 01 2001
  • Hispanic Studies BA (Hons) September 01 1995
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2010
  • Information not provided Development Studies Association (DSA) 2008

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Women Anti-Mining Activists’ Narratives of Everyday Resistance in the Andes: Staying put and carrying on in Peru and Ecuador, Jenkins, K. Oct 2017, In: Gender, Place and Culture
  • Civil society activists and vulnerability in South India: the relational politics of life history methods and development research, Baillie Smith, M., Jenkins, K. 8 Aug 2016, In: Social and Cultural Geography
  • “Eventually the mine will come”: Women anti-mining activists’ everyday resilience in opposing resource extraction in the Andes, Jenkins, K., Rondón, G. 13 Nov 2015, In: Gender and Development
  • Unearthing women's anti-mining activism in the Andes: Pachamama and the "Mad Old Women", Jenkins, K. Mar 2015, In: Antipode
  • Women, mining and development: An emerging research agenda, Jenkins, K. 1 Nov 2014, In: The Extractive Industries and Society
  • Editorial: Emotional methodologies – The emotional spaces of international development, Baillie Smith, M., Jenkins, K. 2012, In: Emotion, Space and Society
  • Existing at the Interface: Indian NGO Activists as Strategic Cosmopolitans, Baillie Smith, M., Jenkins, K. 2012, In: Antipode
  • Depoliticisation and the Changing Trajectories of Grassroots Women's Leadership in Peru: From Empowerment to Service Delivery?, Jenkins, K. 2011, In: Journal of Latin American Studies
  • Disconnections and exclusions: professionalization, cosmopolitanism and (global?) civil society, Baillie Smith, M., Jenkins, K. 2011, In: Global Networks
  • Peruvian community health promoters: Expanding the spaces of health voluntarism, Jenkins, K. 2011, In: Health & Place

PGR Supervision

  • Floor Van Der Hout Start: 01/10/2018
  • Inge Boudewijn Constructing the Mine: a critical exploration of women’s meaning-making regarding the Yanacocha mine, Peru Start: 07/10/2014
  • Laura Hutchinson Start: 23/10/2013
  • Laura Hutchinson Compromise and Contestation: Conceptualising Women's Rights Activists Everyday Responses to Professionalisation Start: 23/10/2013


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