Jacqueline Wilson has been a doctoral candidate in the Department of
Sociology, Rhodes University South Africa, since 2015. She holds an MSc in
development studies with a major in gender studies from Lund University
and a BSc in gender studies with International Human Rights Law as
interdisciplinary studies from Lund University. While studying for her
MSc, she was selected to represent Lund University in the BRIGHT LERU
Conference in Milan, Italy. Additionally, she participated in the Nordic exchange
programme at the University of Bergen and studied at Karolinska Institute
in the field of Psychology.

Her PhD project looks at the phenomenon of “corrective rape” as Hate Crime on black lesbians in the townships of South Africa. She had presented her PhD preliminary results at the ICSS 12th International Conference on Social Sciences in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 19-20 of May 2017. This was followed by a seminar at Sheffield University on the 23rd of June 2017 and the University of Groningen Gender & Diversity in Academia Summer School 3-7 July 2017, presenting her research on methodological issues.

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