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School of History, Philosophy and Culture
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+44 (0)1865 488495
Professor in the Philosophy of Religion. Main research interests involve applying feminist ideas to the philosophy of religion, and considering the uses of psychoanalysis for a contemporary philosophy. Currently working on the themes of failure and loss. Also interested in the possibility of developing a philosophy of religion that engages with practical politics.
Philosophy of religion, and particularly feminist approaches to the subject. Also the relationship between psychoanalytic theory and philosophy of religion.
Co-organiser of interdisciplinary seminar series 2014-15 on 'Success in the Neoliberal Life Cycle: Alternative Perspectives on a Dominant Paradigm.'
Currently writing on failure and loss.
Before becoming an academic, Bev worked in the Press Office of the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Barbican Centre in London (1989). She is currently City Councillor for St Clements, Oxford (Labour and Co-operative Party) (2012-2016).