Justine Shaw is the Operations Manager for TORCH. She manages the TORCH events, communications, and international teams and runs the TORCH office. She is also currently Acting Humanities Cultural Programme Senior Coordinator.
Justine has worked in Higher Education for the past four years and has a PhD on the subject of woman as hostess in feminist phenomenology and modernist literature. Before joining TORCH in 2019, Justine was Academic Convener for the Women’s Empowerment and Feminist Mentoring in Eurasian Contexts Programme (International Gender Studies, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford) and a Project Manager working on the University of Oxford’s Planning and Housing Strategy.
Previously, Justine worked for the Centre for Modernist Studies and the Americans in Paris research network at the University of Sussex, where she also taught history of literature and critical theory.
Please note: Justine is on maternity leave from 14 January 2021 - 3 February 2022.