Katie Wright

Dr Katie Wright


Reader in International Development

Department of Early Childhood & Education , School Of Education And Communities

I am a Reader in International Development. I have two main research interests focused on gender and development in Latin America and globally: (i) gender, human wellbeing, and international migration and (ii) gender, microfinance, and sustainable livelihoods.

I was previously an ESRC Post-Doctoral Fellow and a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bath where I was also a PI on a further ESRC project. I completed my PhD on gender relations and microfinance in Peru at the former Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Liverpool.


  • PhD

Areas Of Interest

  • Gender; masculinities; intersectionality
  • Transnational migration
  • Human wellbeing, life satisfaction and quality of life
  • Life course and intergenerational relations
  • Microfinance
  • Sustainable livelihoods
  • Gender, human wellbeing and development in Latin America