Sarah Becklake, our newest associate

Sarah Becklake, our newest associate

Sarah BecklakeSarah’s research interests include development politics, corporeal mobilities, human security, inequalities, and embodiments, with a focus on Central America. Sarah has worked on policy and research projects for various international organisations, has taught courses in feminist political economy, gender studies, and sociology, and has presented her research at numerous international conferences. Sarah has a PhD in Sociology (Lancaster University, UK), and is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Lancaster University (2017), having previously finished her MA in Global Political Economy at Kassel University, Germany. Her special interest in global tourism mobilities has led her to extensively research the gendered aspects of tourism labour and security. Sarah is currently in the process of publishing her PhD as a book, entitled ‘Making Destino Guatemala: Everyday Enactments of Global Tourism Competition’. Sarah’s most current research project interrogates the practice of ‘touristic securitisation’, wherein she seeks to offer an alternative understanding and approach to the tourism-security nexus. For more information about Sarah’s work, please visit: https://lancaster.academia.edu/SarahBecklake

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