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 a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy (Housing), within the Faculty of Social Science. She joined the University in 2018 having previously held appointments at the University of St Andrews (2010-18), the University of Glasgow (2007-10) and the Open University (2007-10). She has a PhD in Urban Studies and an MA (Hons) in Sociology & Social Policy (University of Glasgow).

Currently, Kim is an editor of the journal, Housing Studies (2015- ); an international advisory board member of the journal, Housing Theory and Society (2020-); a member of the Housing Studies Association executive committee (learned society) (2021-); and a reviewer for a range of UK and international funders and publishers. Previous roles:

  • Director, St Andrew's Centre for Housing Research (2014-2018)
  • Chair, Secretary & Com's Officer of the Housing Studies Association (2008-15)
  • Editorial Board Member: Housing, Theory and Society (2015-20) and Social Policy & Society (2010-12)

Community Contribution

Board Member, Cassiltoun Housing Association (Castlemilk)
http://www.cassiltoun.org.uk/

Event / Presentation

Speaker, CIH Scotland's Housing Festival 2021

https://cih.org/…s-and-recordings

Invited Speaker, 'Doing Housing Research' (ECR Event)

https://housing-studies-association.org/…y-30th-november/

Seminar, Scottish Government Evidence in Policy PRS Session
Scottish Government

Keynote, Shelter Scotland PRS Conference 2019
Shelter Scotland
https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/…ector_conference

Keynote, Social Responsibility of Landlords Symposium, June 2019
https://housingevidence.ac.uk/…es-of-landlords/

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

Keynote, Housing Rights NI PRS Conference 2019
https://www.housingrights.org.uk/…-private-renters

Keynote, Housing Rights NI PRS Conference 2018
https://www.housingrights.org.uk/…ence-report-2018

Speaker, Scottish Labour Housing Commission (2018, young people)
https://scottishlabour.org.uk/…inal-report3.pdf

External Examiners and Validations

PhD, London Metropolitan University (2020)

PhD, University of Tasmania (2019)

PhD, University of Leeds (2018)

PhD, Cardiff University (2021)

Other Academic Activities

Editorial Board Member, Housing Theory & Society

https://www.tandfonline.com/…urnalCode=shou20

Project Advisory Group - Raising Standards in the UK PRS
https://housingevidence.ac.uk/…e-rented-sector/

Member, ESRC Peer Review College

Expert Advisor -Affordable Housing Need in Scotland Project

Editor, Journal of Housing Studies
https://www.tandfonline.com/…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)

http://www.if.org.uk/…aphy-prize-2019/

University Contribution

Programme Director (Housing Studies)

Co-Leader, Public Services and Governance Research Group

Research programmes

Research centres/groups

Research themes