Lucy Barkley

Personal details




University of Exeter

PhD: ESRC-funded research on food, home and community among Palestinians living in Britain


University of Exeter

MRes: Middle East Studies, awarded with distinction. ESRC-funded. Thesis: 'Nakba Commemoration among Palestinians in the UK: A Case Study'. Advisor: Sophie Richter-Devroe.


University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

MA: Religion, Politics and International Relations, awarded with distinction.


University of Wales, Lampeter

BA: Social Anthropology


Professional/research experience

September 2021 - present:

University of Exeter

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Anthropology and Sociology): Imagining Social Worlds - Methods.

September 2020 - August 2021:

University of Exeter

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Anthropology): Introduction to Social Anthropology - Theorising the Everyday World.

June 2020 - June 2021:

South West Doctoral Training Partnership

Conference Co-Organiser, The Research Ethics Conference 2021, University of Exeter

2015 - 2016:

University of Exeter

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant for interdisciplinary modules run through IAIS. Including, Gender and Identity in the Middle East and Ethnography of the Middle East.

2015 - 2016:

University of Exeter

Presented films and led discussions as part of the Gender Film Screening Series, visual anthropology of the Middle East, IAIS.

2014 - present:

University of Exeter

Dissertation mentor for final-year undergraduates, IAIS.


University of Exeter

Co-organised, and presented at, a workshop on Gender Studies, IAIS.


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Completed the LTHE course, through the University of Exeter (CSSIS).