Assembly Room
Time Slot: 
Monday 26th March 09:30 - 11:00
Panel Chair: 
  • Dr Meryl Kenny (University of Edinburgh)
Panel Members: 
  • Dr Zoe Pflaeger Young (De Montfort University)
  • Dr Sadiya Akram (Manchester Metropolitan University)
  • Professor Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh)
  • Mrs Shardia Briscoe-Palmer (University of Birmingham)
  • Dr Kate Mattocks (University of East Anglia)
  • Dr Meryl Kenny (University of Edinburgh)

Convenor - Meryl Kenny (University of Edinburgh)

This panel will explore the current state of women and gender in the academic profession of political science. Panellists will explore issues facing academics at all stages of their careers, asking how far have we come? And how far do we have left to go?

Zoe Pflaeger Young (De Montfort University)/Sadiya Akram (Manchester Metropolitan) – ECRs and paternity leave

Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh) – An Outsider Within: dilemmas of an academic feminist in management

Meryl Kenny (University of Edinburgh) - Gender in the Profession: Where are We Now and Where Are We Going?

Shardia Briscoe-Palmer (University of Birmingham)/ Kate Mattocks (Liverpool Hope University) - Equals or others? International Early Career Researchers and Academic Careers in the United Kingdom