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Dr Lisa Baraitser

Jemima Brown

Eti Wade

Matt Collier

Helen Knowles

Martina Mullaney

Liv Pennington

Dr Imogen Tyler

Jonathan Waller

Hermione Wiltshire


Dr Imogen Tyler PhD (Lancaster) MA (Cardiff) BA (Bolton)

Dr Imogen Tyler is a Sociology Senior Lecturer & Leverhulme Fellow at Lancaster University. Her research interests include Maternal Publics: Bodies, Identities, Practices. She has published widely in this area, most recently editing a special issue of Feminist Review on `Birth’ (2009). She also sits on the editorial board of a new journal, Studies in the Maternal. She co-directed (with Dr Caroline Gatrell) a research project entitled Hard Labour: The Cultural Politics of Reproduction for which she organised a workshop on Maternal Bodies (2005) and an international conference, Birth (2007). She is currently working (with Dr Celia Roberts and Dr Candice Satchwell) on a European-funded research project on Childbirth Organisations in the UK 2009-2011. She is also co-writing a monograph on Maternal Publics and Counterpublics with Dr Lisa Baraitser.