Petra Ahrens, Valentine Berthet and Cherry Miller join EUGenDem!

EUGenDem welcomes three new researchers as they join the project!

Petra Ahrens starts as Senior Researcher in the project in January 2019. She received her PhD in Sociology at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 2014. Her research focuses on gender policies and politics in the European Union and its institutions, transnational civil society organisations, participatory democracy, social politics, political strategies like gender mainstreaming, and gender equality in Germany.


Valentine Berthet will start her PhD in Gender Studies at the University of Tampere in September 2018 as part of the project. She graduated in International law (LL.M) at the University of Kent in 2017. Her research focused on international migration law and gender.



Cherry Miller is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the project. She obtained her ESRC 1+3 PhD in Political Science at the University of Birmingham in 2018, with a thesis entitled: Beneath the Spectacle Gendering the Everyday in the British House of Commons. Miller’s research focuses on feminist institutional analysis within Parliaments; methodological and analytical debates within ethnography; and discursive approaches to gender.


For further information on the new project members, see the page About us.