Kim Teresa Beecheno

visiting researcher at Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre

Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsvägen 3C
751 20 Uppsala
Postal address:
Teologiska institutionen
Box 511
751 20 Uppsala

Short presentation

I am a sociologist who specialises in the areas of Violence Against Women (VAW) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV); Intersectional Research (Gender, Class, Race/ethnicity); Religion (Pentecostalism & Catholicism); Faith-Based Organisations (FBOs) in Welfare; with a regional focus on Latin America, in particular Brazil.

My post-doctoral research at UU, funded by Wenner-Gren Stiftelserna, is entitled ‘Whiteness’ in UCKG Pentecostal Media: The Online, Religious Construction of Race in Brazil'.

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