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MemberAndrew Filmer

…2011 Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (Aberystwyth University)

2006 Doctor of Philosophy in Performance Studies (University of Sydney)

2001 Bachelor of Arts. Honours Class 1. Performance Studies (University of Sydney)…

Senior Lecturer in Theatre and Performance at Aberystwyth University. Co-convenor of the International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) Theatre Architecture Working Group (2012 to the present). I moved to Aberystwyth in 2008 having previously taught at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales and the University of Western Sydney.

MemberLiam Hogan

…B.Tech (Hons.) MA (Hons.) University of Limerick
GradDipLIS (Hons.) Aberystwyth University…

I’m a public librarian and independent scholar from Youghalarra, Co. Tipperary. I’ve been based in Limerick City and County Library service for over ten years and I specialise in reference services, local history research and the digitisation, retrieval, and preservation of materials.  I am a graduate of the University of Limerick and Aberystwyth University and my special research interests are the history of racialised chattel slavery, the politics of memory, unfree labour in the Atlantic world, the Irish in the Atlantic world and the history/ideology of the far-right/ethno-nationalism. I have published work with openDemocracy, theJournal.ie, Old Limerick Journal, History Ireland, TortoiseThe Irish Story and Rabble magazine. I was also interviewed by the Southern Poverty Law Centre, The New York Times, Pacific Standard magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Al Jazeera, Public Radio International, The Irish Times and Inverse about my years of work tracking and exposing the appropriation and distortion of Irish history by white supremacists via the “Irish slaves” meme.

MemberQuincy Cloet

…Aberystwyth University…
…BA History, Leuven University
MA History, Leuven University
MSc Business Economics, University College Brussels
MA European Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Europe (Natolin Campus)
DPhil International Politics, Aberystwyth University…

Dr Quincy R. Cloet is a specialist of internationalist organisation and has obtained his DPhil from the Department of International Politics at the University of Aberystwyth (Wales). The title of his PhD thesis is “Truth Seekers or Power Brokers: The League of Nations and its Commissions of Inquiry”.

MemberKeri Thomas

…PhD Aberystwyth University.

PGCE (PCET) Cardiff University

English Literature BA, Aberystwyth University…

I am an independent researcher based in Mid-Wales. My particular interests lie in the use of digitised artefacts and their reinforcement of a social hierarchy that excludes the majority. I am also interested in the role of the digital in the erosion of truth and authenticity and its role in the creation of a post-truth society.

MemberVeronica Popp

Veronica Popp is an activist and writer from Chicago. She has a Bachelor’s from Elmhurst College in English and History, a Master’s in Creative Writing from Aberystwyth University and a Master’s in English with a concentration in Literary Studies from Western Illinois University. Popp is an Organizer for the United Academics Campaign, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers. She has been published in The Collagist, PenCambria, Popular Culture Studies Journal, Journal of Fandom Studies, Journal of Popular Culture, Still Point Arts Quarterly, Gender Forum, Rag Queen Periodical, The Last Line, Bitch Media, and Bust. Popp was Essayist in Residence for Rag Queen Periodical, nominated for the Silver Pen Writers Association Writing Well Award and longlisted for the New Welsh Review Writing Awards 2017 AmeriCymru Prize. Last year, she was a Teaching Artist and Co-Editor of student writing for Young Chicago Authors. The resulting work titled The End of Chiraq will be published by Northwestern University Press this Fall. Popp also teaches composition at Elmhurst College. Her research interests include feminist film studies, queer theory, creative writing and pedagogy. Popp recently completed her first novel, The Longest Summer, out for submission to literary agents. Popp serves on the Modern Language Association Committee for Contingent Labor in the Profession and believes the feminization of adjunct labor is a growing concern. Popp has given public readings across Chicago including, Reading Under the Influence, Strange Hour, and Bring Your Own Diary.

MemberClaire Sewell


PGCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: expected 2020
ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management: 2015
CILIP Chartership: 2014
MSc Library and Information Studies, Aberystwyth University: 2009 – 2013
BSc (Hons) History, Anglia Ruskin University: 1999 – 2002

I’m a qualified, Chartered librarian with nearly 20 years experience in academic libraries with roles including cataloguing, customer service and teaching. I am passionate about staff development and have a proven track record of providing innovative methods of training to both library staff and students at Cambridge and beyond.