Kim is Director of the St Andrew’s Centre for Housing Research, Management Board member, journal of Housing Studies, member of the ESRC peer-review college, and past Chair and Executive Committee Member of the Housing Studies Association (UK Learned Society).  She joined the University of St Andrews in 2010, having previously held a prestigious Urban Studies fellowship at the University of Glasgow (2007-10) exploring political geographies of the city.  She gained her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the same institution (MA Joint Hons in Social Policy & Sociology, MRes and PhD in Urban Studies).

A qualitative social scientist Kim has broad interests relating to housing, community and social-spatial justice that cross-cut the fields of Urban Geography 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 25 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.  You can download her summary CV here


Contact Details

Dr Kim McKee
Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography & Sustainable Development
University of St Andrews, Irvine Building, North Street
St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9LA

Telephone: 01334 463928
Email: km410@st-andrews.ac.uk

St Andrew’s Staff Webpage: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/gsd/people/km410/

Centre for Housing Research Website: http://ggsrv-cold.st-andrews.ac.uk/chr/

Google Scholar homepage: http://tinyurl.com/cfw24wf