Gya Margret Petursdottir

Name: Gya Margret Petursdottir
Country: Iceland
Degrees: Ph.D.
Current job title: Assistant Professor in Gender Studies
Institution: Faculty of Political Science, University of Iceland
Short autobiography:

Ph.D. in Gender Studies, 2009, University of Iceland, MA in Sociology, 2004, University of Iceland, BA in Sociology, 2002, University of Iceland. Employee at the Centre for Women‘s and Gender Studies at the University of Iceland 2003-2005. Employee at the Department of Sociology and Gender Studies (currently Faculty of Political Science), University of Iceland 2006-2009.

Reason for joining: Co proposed a research proposal, Taming the weight: Appearance (dis)satisfaction and societal marginalization of obese women in Iceland, to The Icelandic Research Council and was offered to join the COST action plan by the principal investigator.
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action: Gender, feminism, masculinitie Gender, feminism, masculinities (hegemonic, complicit), femininities (emphasized, pariah), organizational culture, work cultures, gender relationss (hegemonic, complicit), femininities (emphasized, pariah), organizational culture, work cultures, gender relations
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