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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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Dr McKee is Head of Housing/Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of Social Science. Her research focuses on housing inequalities and the relationships of power underpinning them. She's an Editor of journal Housing Studies (2015-) and an Editorial Board Member of Housing, Theory & Society (2015-).

Kim joined the University in 2018 having previously been a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer at the University of St Andrews (2010-2018), and Director of the St Andrew’s Centre for Housing Research (2014-2018). During 2007-10 she also held a prestigious Urban Studies fellowship at the University of Glasgow, focusing on Political Geographies of the City. She has a PhD and MRes in Urban Studies, and an MA (Joint Hons) in Sociology & Social policy (all University of Glasgow).

During 2008-15 Kim was an active member of the Executive Committee of the Housing Studies Association (UK Learned Society), holding the roles of Chair, Secretary & Communication's Officer. She is also a former member of the editorial board for the journal Social Policy & Society (2010-12). She is a member of the ESRC Peer Review College.

Community Contribution

Board Member, Cassiltoun Housing Association (Castlemilk)

Event / Presentation

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

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

Seminar, Scottish Government Evidence in Policy PRS Session
Scottish Government

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

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

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

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

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

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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