Dr Ellie Gore

University of Sheffield, Civil Society, Development and Democracy Pathway

Ellie is an ESRC White Rose Postdoctoral Fellow based in the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute and the Department of Politics. Ellie’s research is located at the interface between international development, political economy, and gender and sexuality studies.

Ellie joined the University of Sheffield in June 2017 as a Postdoctoral Research Associate working on the ESRC-funded study, ‘Understanding and Governing the Global Business of Forced Labour’, led by Professor Genevieve LeBaron. Prior to this, Ellie taught in the Politics and International Studies and International Development departments at the University of Birmingham.

Research Interests: development, sexual rights, and queer activism in the global South; the political economy of gender and sexuality, with a particular focus on Ghana; and gender and unfree labour in global supply chains.

Interview with ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Ellie Gore

Here you can listen to a short interview with Dr Ellie Gore, where she talks about her research, research methods, her ESRC Fellowship and her plans for the future.