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Cat Wayland

Cat Wayland
Name
Cat Wayland
Title
Organisation
Politics and International Relations School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
Telephone
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Research Interests
Critical Social and Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Methodology in political theory, Exclusion, Critical epistemologies, politics of knowldge production, Decolonisation, Intersectionality
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/politics_and_ir/cat_wayland

Supervisors

Mihaela Mihai (Politics) & Radhika Govinda (Sociology)

Research

My PhD project is situated at the intersection of theories of oppression and exclusion, methodology in political theory, and the global politics of knowledge production. I centre critical scholarship on disability, gender, and race from Southern perspectives and mobilise these to animate critiques of the ontologies and methodologies deployed in contemporary normative political theories.

Education

2017-present - PhD Political Theory, University of Edinburgh

2016-2017 - MScR Politics, University of Edinburgh

2012-2013 - MA Political Philosophy (distinction), University of York

2009-2012 - BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics (1st class honours), University of York

Funding and Awards

2019 - Student Experience Grant (with Kamya Choudhary) awarded £2615 for two art-based projects on decolonising knowledge production

2016-2020 - ESRC 1+3 Studentship

2013 - Geoffrey Heselton Prize for best dissertation (MA Political Philosophy)

2013 - Department of Politics postgraduate prize for best work (MA Political Philosophy)

2012-2013 - Morrell Studentship for the MA in Political Philosophy (The Idea of Toleration)

Teaching and Lecturing

2019 - Gender, Marginality and Social Change - Lecturer (with Sarah Golightley), Feminism and Disability in Global Contexts

2019 - Political Thinkers - Tutor

Presentations

2019 - 'The Ableist Republic' - paper presented at Political Theory Research Group, University of Edinburgh

Community and Representation

2017-present - Politics and IR Postgraduate Representative (with Emilia Belknap)