Shardia Briscoe-Palmer is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. Shardia’s research specialisms intersect across the politics of gender, race and social injustices. Her research focus explores the politics of black masculinity whilst (de)constructing postcolonial identities. Shardia’s research interests also include academic diversity and inclusivity challenges faced by minority groups within higher education. Shardia achieved her doctorate at the University of Birmingham in political science and international studies. She is a strong advocate on why and how race and its intersections must be addressed adequately in the discipline.

“…in whose interest and for what purpose is knowledge constructed” (Tickner and Sjoberg 2006)