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Kirsty Liddiard

Ethel Louise Armstrong Postdoctoral Fellow (2012-2014)

Kirsty Liddiard is currently a research fellow in the School of Education and a co-leader of the Institute for the Study of the Human (iHuman) at the University of Sheffield. Prior to this post, she became the inaugural Ethel Louise Armstrong Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Disability Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. A disabled feminist and public sociologist, Kirsty’s research explores dis/ableism in the everyday lives of disabled people. She is the author of The Intimate Lives of Disabled People (Routledge, 2018) and co-editor of The Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies (with Curran and Runswick-Cole, Palgrave, 2018).

You can learn more about Kirsty’s research and activism at, external link and follow her on Twitter at @kirstyliddiard1, external link, opens in new window.