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Dr Kim McKee

Senior Lecturer

Housing Studies Rm 3T18, R G Bomont Building, University of Stirling

Dr Kim McKee

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About me

Dr McKee is Head of Housing/Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of Social Science. Her research focuses on housing inequalities and the relations of power underpinning them.

Kim joined the University in 2018 having previously been an SL/Lecturer at the University of St Andrews (2010-18). Prior to that she held an Urban Studies fellowship at the University of Glasgow (2007-10), where she also graduated with a PhD in Urban Studies and MA (Hons) Social Policy & Sociology.

  • Editor of the journal Housing Studies
  • Editorial Board Member of Housing, Theory and Society
  • Member of the ESRC Peer Review College
  • Former Director, St Andrew's Centre for Housing Research (2014-18)
  • Former Chair, Secretary and Communication's Officer of the Housing Studies Association (2008-15)
  • Former Editorial Board Member of Social Policy & Society (2010-12)

Community Contribution

Board Member, Cassiltoun Housing Association (Castlemilk)

Event / Presentation

Invited Speaker, 'Doing Housing Research' (ECR Event)…y-30th-november/

Keynote, Shelter Scotland PRS Conference 2019
Shelter Scotland…ector_conference

Seminar, Scottish Government Evidence in Policy PRS Session
Scottish Government

Keynote, Social Responsibility of Landlords Symposium, June 2019…es-of-landlords/

Keynote, Housing Rights NI PRS Conference 2019…-private-renters

Keynote, Private Renting in a Time of Crisis E-Event 2020

Keynote, Housing Rights NI PRS Conference 2018…ence-report-2018

Speaker, Scottish Labour Housing Commission (2018, young people)…inal-report3.pdf

External Examiners and Validations

PhD, University of Tasmania (Wynne 2019)

PhD, University of Leeds (Bimpson, 2018)

Other Academic Activities

Project Advisory Group - Raising Standards in the UK PRS…e-rented-sector/

Member, ESRC Peer Review College

Expert Advisor -Affordable Housing Need in Scotland Project

Editorial Board Member, Housing Theory & Society…urnalCode=shou20

Editor, Journal of Housing Studies…urnalCode=chos20

Other Project

Co-organiser 'Reconceptualising Housing Tenure' - Seminar Series funded by HSA (Co-I, with Gurney & Hoolachan)

Juror, Demography Prize 2019 (awarded by Intergenerational Foundation and German Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations)…aphy-prize-2019/

University Contribution

Head of Subject/Programme Director (Housing Studies)

Deputy, Public Services and Governance Research Group

Research programmes

Research centres/groups

Research themes

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