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Rachel Phillips

Research student,

Email
phillipsrm9@cardiff.ac.uk
Campuses
Two Central Square, Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS

Overview

I am a second-year PhD student examining UK coverage of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial. My research interests include digital activism, feminist activism, celebrity studies and violence against women and girls. I am currently the Digital Activism Officer for the Feminist Studies Association. 

Research

Research interests

Presentations


6.5.2020          Breaking Boundaries Conference: “#MeToo and the Media: Stories about Stories” **


1.3.2020          Assuming Gender Gender & Activism Conference: “Situating Cyberfeminism”


7.5.2019          Annual JOMEC Student Conference: “Digital Feminism”


6.5.2019          Society for Women Graduates Conference: “#MeToo and the Media: Justice & Discourse”



Professional Memberships


2020-2021       Institute of Internet Researchers


2020-2021       Feminist Studies Association

Teaching

Teaching Experience


2019-2020       GTA: Media Audiences (Dr. Ross Garner) – JOMEC, Cardiff University


2018-2019       GTA: Media & Gender (Dr. Cynthia Carter) – JOMEC, Cardiff University


2017-2019       Guest Lecturer: Media & Gender (Dr. Cynthia Carter) - JOMEC, Cardiff University


2017-2021       HEA Associate Fellowship - Cardiff University


Voluntary Experience


2018-2021       Academic Student Representative: JOMEC PhD Programme


2019-2021       Co-founder: ‘Rape Culture Research Network’ (Cardiff University)


2017-2018       Academic Student Representative: Digital Media & Society Cohort


2017-2018       Library Champion: Cardiff University


2018-2020       Conference Assistant: Building the Future of Community Journalism 2020**, Future of Journalism 2020, Data Justice Conference 2019, Fan Studies Network Conference 2018 

Thesis

#MeToo and the Media: Justice & Discourse

Funding source

ESRC