Dr Claire English


2017 PhD Management at University of Leicester

2010  MSc Gender, Development and Globalisation, London School of Economics and Political Science

2006 BA International and Asian Studies, Griffith University, Australia

Claire has held Teaching Fellow posts at University of Leicester and Queen Mary University. She has previously held Research Associate positions at the University of Westminster and on the Gender, Power and Inequality Commission at the London School of Economics.

Claires research explores conceptions of difference and  vulnerability in being used by organisations present in the migrant jungles of the French/British border of Calais. Her work maps the gendered and racial dynamics of charitable and activist organisational models and raises questions regarding the efficacy of autonomous and post-representational organisational forms within a transnational framework; and their potential for offering genuinely emancipatory models through which to enact social change.

She is interested in questions of work and work-life balance and wrote extensively about the gender pay gap and maternity pay gap as part of her researcher role at the London School of Economics.