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Linda Kemp

Research Fellow

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Social Work and Health


Linda is a Research Fellow in Health and Social Care.

Research areas

Linda’s research is interdisciplinary, informed by social research and creative practice. The research moves between the creative and critical to include poetry, creative-critical writing, collaboration, performance and scholarly articles.

The first strand of Linda’s research draws on critical theory to respond to questions of care.

The second strand focuses on creative-critical writing and creative practices with enquiries into social questions.

Recent and ongoing research includes: qualitative research methods; self-harm and social justice; housing and social justice; the city and the imagination.

Research Interests:

  • Creative-critical writing
  • Creative practice as research
  • Critical poetics
  • Critical Theory
  • Interdisciplinary qualitative research methods
  • Social reproduction
  • 20th and 21st century philosophy

External activity

  • Member of Nottingham Contemporary Academic Working Group.
  • Co-organiser of event programmes of poetry and sound performance.

Sponsors and collaborators

Linda’s collaborative interdisciplinary work involves the organisation of experimental, exploratory, and open-ended or iterative projects. Recent collaborators include artists, academics, musicians and writers.