Charlotte is a second-year PhD student in the School of Applied Social Studies. She received a 2021 Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship for her research.
Charlotte obtained her MSc in Cultural Anthropology at Utrecht University in The Netherlands in 2018. Her MA thesis 'Moral Regimes and Public Discourses: Abortion Activism in Cork, Ireland' focused on the pro-choice and pro-life activism in preparation for the referendum on the Eighth Amendment in May 2018.
Charlotte's master’s thesis defence took place four days after the referendum had taken place in Ireland. By then, she already knew that she wanted to return to conduct PhD research in order to capture experiences with abortion in Ireland after the legalisation, and thus document a process that is crucial for the evolving context of women’s reproductive rights.Read more