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Kathryn Claire Higgins is a critical interdisciplinary scholar, writer, and educator. Her published work spans media culture, critical discourse analysis, the journalism of criminal justice, the politics of vulnerability and state violence, and contemporary mediated feminisms.

She is a Lecturer in Global Digital Politics in the Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Annenberg Center for Collaborative Communication, based at the University of Pennsylvania. Her PhD was awarded by the London School of Economics and Political Science

Higgins' research and writing are published in JournalismFeminist Media StudiesTelevision and New Media, and Visual Communication, as well as a variety of public-facing outlets. Her first book, Believability: Sexual Violence, Media, and the Politics of Doubt (with Sarah Banet-Weiser) is published by Polity.



Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies
Goldsmiths, University of London

New Cross, London SE14 6NW

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