Dr Ruth Daly



  • PhD Critical Theory and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds
  • MA Modern Literary Studies, Queen’s University Belfast
  • BA (hons.) English Literature, National University of Ireland, Maynooth



  • Programme Leader, MA Culture, Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Research interests

Working closely with decolonial feminisms, feminist interventions in psychoanalytic theory, and aesthetic practice, my research examines ethical practices of reading in the humanities. More broadly, my research interests include feminist literary criticism and theory; visual culture; critical and cultural theory.

Forthcoming in 2023: Co-edited special issue with Maya Caspari. Reading Otherwise: Decolonial Feminisms. parallax. 103. 29.1

Research activities:

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>


  • PhD Cultural Studies
  • MA Modern Literary Studies
  • BA hons. English Literature

Professional memberships

  • Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
  • SibĂ©al Feminist and Gender Studies Network

Student education

I teach on the MA in Culture, Creativity and Entrepeneurship. I have taught on modules across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures on modules including cultural analysis, visual culture and art history and English literature,