Joanne Hunt

Affiliated Researcher at Department of Women's and Children's Health, Participatory eHealth and Health Data Research Group

Email:
joanne.hunt[AT-sign]uu.se
Visiting address:
MTC-huset, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 14B, 1 tr
752 37 Uppsala
Postal address:
Akademiska sjukhuset
751 85 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Joanne Hunt is a disabled researcher with a background in psychological therapies. Her research interests centre on the (bio)politics of ‘contested’ chronic illness and disability, especially at the intersection of disability studies, feminist studies, psychology and ethics.

Particular topics of interest include the politics of knowledge production, intersectionality, oppression and modes of resistance, and disability-affirmative, structurally competent approaches to healthcare.

Keywords: feminism healthcare ethics disability studies healthcare politics medically unexplained symptoms critical psychology

Joanne Hunt (MSc, MBACP, GMBPsS) is a disabled researcher with a background in psychological therapies. Her research interests are interdisciplinary and centre on the biopolitics of medically and societally ‘contested’ (medically unexplained, stigmatised and ‘rare’) chronic illness and related disability. Most of Jo’s work is sited at the intersection of disability studies, psychology, feminist studies and ethics. Particular topics of interest include the politics of knowledge production, intersectionality, oppression and modes of resistance, and disability-affirmative, structurally competent approaches to psychotherapy and wider healthcare.

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Joanne Hunt