Kim is a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy & Housing at the University of Stirling contributing to the Housing Studies programme.  She was previously a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer at the University of St Andrews for 8 years and Director of the Centre for Housing Research (2014-18), and also held a prestigious Urban Studies fellowship at the University of Glasgow (2007-10) exploring political geographies of the city.

Kim has an inter-disciplinary background and gained her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Glasgow (MA Joint Hons Sociology and Social Policy, MRes & PhD in Urban Studies).

A qualitative social scientist Kim has broad interests relating to housing inequalities that cross-cut the fields of Urban Geography, Sociology and Social Policy.  Her work combines an interest in social theory with processes of policy and governance, engaging with international debates on Foucauldian governmentality theory.  She has published over 35 peer-reviewed book chapters and journal articles, and her research has been supported by a range of academic, public and voluntary sector funders, including the ESRC, Leverhulme, Carnegie, British Academy, Shelter, and the Scottish Government. Kim is also an active tweeter and listed in the LSE Impact Blog’s Social Science Academics on Twitter.

Kim is currently Managing Editor, journal of Housing Studies, Editorial Board Member, Housing Theory and Society, member of the ESRC peer-review college, and past Chair and Executive Committee Member of the Housing Studies Association (UK Learned Society).


Contact Details

Dr Kim McKee
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Social Science
University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Email: kim.mckee@stir.ac.uk

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ORCHID webpage: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3611-569X