Maria Tamboukou (BA, MA, PhD) is Professor of Feminist Studies at the School of Social Sciences, University of East London, UK. She has held visiting research positions in a number of institutions and is currently Affiliated Professor in Gender Studies at Linnaeus University Sweden and Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Educational Research at Griffith University, Australia. Maria got her PhD in Sociology from King's College, University of London in 1999. Her research activity develops in the areas of philosophies and epistemologies in the social sciences, feminist theories, narrative analytics and archival research. She is the author of 7 monographs, 2 co-authored books, 3 co-edited volumes on research methods and more than 70 articles and book chapters. Writing histories of the present is the central focus of her work, currently configured as an assemblage of feminist genealogies.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Philosophies and Epistemologies in the Social Sciences
History of Women's Education
Women's Labour Histories
Foucaulsian and Deleuzian analytics