Mairi is a doctoral candidate based in the Centre for Gender History at the University of Glasgow. Her thesis examines narrative accounts of women’s experience of domestic abuse in nineteenth-century Scotland. It analyses court records from a feminist perspective to shed light on the impact of male violence on diverse aspects of women’s ordinary lives. This research is funded by the AHRC through the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities (SGSAH). She has a MSc in Gender History and a MA with First Class Honours in History from the University of Glasgow. Mairi is proud to currently be a member of the Steering Committee of Women’s History Scotland. Her research interests include sexual violence, subjectivity and selfhood, the body, and gendered identities.
First published: 16 February 2021