Dr. Ellie Gore

Post Doctoral Research Associate – Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield

Dr Ellie Gore is a Post Doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. Prior to joining Sheffield, Ellie held a teaching position in the Politics and International Studies Department at the University of Birmingham.  Ellie’s research is situated at the interface between gender, political economy, and international development.

She completed her doctorate in International Development at the University of Birmingham, which was based on an ethnographic study of queer political activism in Accra, Ghana. Ellie has extensive professional and research experience in Ghana and she is proficient in the Twi language. Ellie’s research interests include: the political economy of gender and sexuality; unfree labour in supply chains; and sexual rights and queer activism in the global South.