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Cleo Hanaway-Oakley

Knowledge Exchange Facilitator
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Cleo’s research is inherently interdisciplinary and collaborative. Her work explores ideas of embodiment and subjectivity through considering the interrelations between literature, culture (especially film), philosophy, medicine, and science. James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film, her first monograph, was published by Oxford University Press in 2017.

She was awarded her doctorate from the University of Oxford in 2013 after having completed a BA in English and Philosophy and an MA in Twentieth-century Literature at the University of Leeds. She currently works at the University of Oxford in the role of Knowledge Exchange Facilitator and as a tutor at various Oxford colleges.

Cleo is Founder and Lead Convener of Oxford Phenomenology Network, an international group of multi-disciplinary scholars and practitioners interested in all aspects of phenomenological thought and practice.