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El Crabtree, Dr

Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin

I am an Irish Research Council Postdoc Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. My research experiences have spanned a few areas of the academic system — from languages and comparative literature scholarship, to educational research and professional researcher development. I completed my PhD at the University of St Andrews in 2020 with a thesis about contemporary creative practitioners in Rome. My current research explores what it means to be an ‘academic’ (and to write ‘academically’) today. This year I’ve been developing a monograph which tells the story of my PhD using autotheoretical and creative-critical writing methods (working title: Feeling Rome, or doing academia today). I’m also preparing to start a new project in the autumn entitled “The Personal is Theoretical: how do theoretical research practices affect the lives of early career researchers outside of formal research contexts?”

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Queer-in(g) Education: mis/uses and matterings

18 Jul 2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Calling all educators, researchers, and advocates interested in critically exploring how queer theory has come to matter in the field of gender and sexuality education.  Join us for an online...

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