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Shuchi Karim

Visiting Professor

Degrees:Ph.D. (Institute of Social Studies)

Dr. Shuchi Karim is a Visiting Professor with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology (January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022).

Dr. Shuchi Karim is a feminist academic and researcher from Bangladesh. She completed her PhD at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, The Netherlands in 2012, specializing in Women, Gender and Development with focus on sexualities. Karim had her first MA degree in English Language and Literature from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India; and her second MA from University of Warwick, UK, in Gender and International Development. Shuchi Karim’s career is a combination of development work, academia and activism. In recent years she worked at multiple academic and development institutions in the area of gender and sexual and reproductive health and rights, including the Institute of Educational Development of BRAC University (Bangladesh), the ISS, and Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands. She is currently working at Western University (Women’s Studies and Feminist Research Department) as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Karim’s research areas include gender and sexuality, sexual and reproductive health rights, transnational feminism, intersectionality, gender and development issues. Karim is a passionate advocate for scholar activism and academic freedom.