Dr Clara Fischer

Clara Fischer is an EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Centre for Gender, Feminisms, and Sexualities, and Co-director of the Dewey Studies Research Project at University College Dublin. She is the author of Gendered Readings of Change: A Feminist-Pragmatist Approach(Palgrave MacMillan, 2014), and co-editor of Irish Feminisms: Past, Present and Future (Arlen House/Syracuse University Press, 2015) and New Feminist Perspectives on Embodiment (Palgrave MacMillan, 2018). She is also the guest editor of a special issue of Hypatia on “Gender and the Politics of Shame” (2018). As the PI on EU Horizon2020 project, GENDEMOTION: The Gendered Politics of Emotion in Austerity Ireland, Clara is currently researching the gendered politics of shame in an Irish context.