Sarah Arnold is Lecturer in Media at Maynooth University. She is programme coordinator for the MA in Critical and Creative Media and teaches subjects including Media Industries, Reality and Television, Screen Production, and Research Methods.
Dr. Ieva Bačiūnė is a research scholar at Lithuanian Institute of History, and a lecturer at Vilnius University. Ieva’s field of study is Soviet social history, areas of interest include family planning policies and everyday practices, family ideology and history of childhood.
Associate Professor of Literature at the Department of English Philology at Vilnius University. Areas of interest: representations of deviance in literature, also the narratives of space and place in contemporary literature, memory studies.
Dagnė Beržaitė is Associate Professor of Russian Literature at Vilnius University. Her current research interests include History of Russian Literature, Classical Russian novel, Russian Literary Criticism.
Ieva Bisigirskaitė is interested in postsocialist gender formations and their transnational manifestations in relation to language, nationalism and motherhood. Her doctoral dissertation discusses new femininities following a linguistic reform that enabled women’s non-traditional self-naming practices in Lithuania.
Jenny Björklund is Professor of Gender Studies at Uppsala University. Her research interests include representations of motherhood and family, queer theory, non-motherhood/childlessness, and reproduction in relation to climate change.
Maja Bodin is a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Medical Humanities at Uppsala University. She is currently working on a study about parents who regret having children, where ideals of good motherhood stands out as an important theme.
Loïc Bourdeau is Lecturer in French Studies at National University of Ireland, Maynooth and formerly College of Liberal Arts Board of Regents Endowed Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2015-22). His work has centred on cultural production in France and Quebec, women’s and gender studies, queer studies, literary criticism, film and care studies.
Research Development Officer , coordinates ERC / EU H2020 / Horizon Europe (MSCA, FET, Infrastructure, SC4, SC6, SC7; Twinning projects.
Ciara Bradley is a Lecturer at Maynooth University Department of Applied Social Studies, community development worker, community work educator and social scientist.
Mercedes Carbayo Abengozar
Mercedes Carbayo-Abengozar is Assistant Professor at Maynooth University Depratment of Spanish and Latin American Studies.
Jūratė Charenkova is a Project Manager and an Associate Professor at the faculty of Philosophy of Vilnius University.
Marian is an Associate Professor in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour in Maynooth University School of Business, Ireland. Her research interests include careers, migration and identity.
Dovilė Čitavičiūtė is PhD student at Vilnius University and the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore. She is working on her dissertiation on the imagi(ni)ng of women in the neo-Latin literature of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
Margaretha Fahlgren, Senior professor, Dept of Literature, Uppsala University. My research interests are narratives of motherhood in contemporary literature.
Róisín Freeney is a Sociology PhD student at Maynooth University.
Violeta Gevorgianienė is Associate Professor at the Institute of Sociology and Social Work, Vilnius University. Her background is in special education and social work.
Lisa Grahn is a PhD student at the Department of Literature at Uppsala University. She is writing a dissertation about the theme of motherhood in the works of the Swedish author Sara Lidman.
Valerie Heffernan is a Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies. Her research focuses on representations of mothering, mothers, and motherhood in contemporary literature and culture.
Associate Professor at the Department of Lithuanian Studies, Institute of Applied Linguistics, Vilnius University. She is interested in sociolinguistics of early (childhood) bilingualism, linguistic (im)politeness and cross-cultural communication.
Head of the Research and projects department at Vilnius University Faculty of Philosophy.
Associate Professor at the Department of Classical Philology, Institute of English, Romance, and Classical Studies, Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University.
Aida Jungaitytė is a Project Administrator at Vilnius University Faculty of Philology.
Eglė Kačkutė is Associate Professor in French/Francophone and Migration Studies at Vilnius University. She is interested in processes of gendered and transnational identity production and representation.
Vitalija Kazlauskienė is Associate Professor at Institute of Applied Linguistics, Centre for Multilingual Studies, Vilnius University,
Jules Kielmann is currently working on a PhD-thesis on gender, nation and authorship in the early 19th-century writer Amalie von Helvig.
Assistant Professor of Social Work in the Department of Applied Social Studies at Maynooth University. Her research focuses on experiences of marginalisation and is strongly influenced by the combination of previous work in mental health, child welfare and community development services.
PhD student of Etnohology at the Institute of Asian and Transcultural Studies, Faculty of Philosophy.
Dovilė Kuzminskaitė is Assistant Professor in Vilnius University, Faculty of Philology, Institute for Literary, Cultural and Translation Studies. Her research area is Latin American literature and Contemporary literature in Spanish language.
Daniela Lillhannus is a PhD student at the Department of Literature at Uppsala University.
Research Development Officer, coordinates Institutional strategic bids (all funding sources) and Internal Funding Schemes H2020.
Jolanta Malažinskienė, a PhD student at the Department of Social Work and Social Welfare, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University, focuses her research on mothering within the context of intimate partner violence, gender policy, family policy, motherhood, gender-based violence, and domestic violence.
Kathryn McGarry is Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Social Studies, Maynooth University. Her research interests include gender, risk and social justice, sexuality and critical feminist methodologies.
Atėnė Mendelytė (PhD, Lund University) is a film scholar and Associate Professor at the Center of Scandinavian Studies, Vilnius University. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in film, media, and visual studies.
Rūta Morkūnienė is MD, PhD student and junior assistant at the Department of Anatomy, Histology and Anthropology of Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
Elina Nilsson is a Lecturer in Gender Studies at Uppsala University. Her PhD research focused on transnational commercial surrogacy in Thailand and her research interests include assisted reproduction, family and kinship, and global intimacies.
Anne O’ Brien is Associate Professor and Head of Department of Media Studies at Maynooth University. Research interests include gender and media production as well as motherhood and work.
Donata Pečiukėnienė is a Research Projects Coordinator at Vilnius University Research & Innovation Department.
Diana Ramašauskaitė is Professor of Vilnius University Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Head of the Center in Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Clinic.
Meilutė Ramonienė is professor and Head of the Institute of Applied Linguistics at Vilnius University.
Dr Jennifer Redmond is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Maynooth University. Her research interests lie in the social history of Irish women, migration and modern Ireland.
Julie Rodgers is Associate Professor at Department of French Studies at Maynooth University. Julie’s research focuses on Quebec Literature and Culture and Contemporary Women’s Writing and Film in French.
Magdalena Rozenberg is a PhD student at the Department of Literature at Uppsala University.
Associate Professor in Law, Maynooth University; Head of the School of Law and Criminology; Areas of interest: family law, child law, non-traditional a new families, LGBTQ+ families and parenting, legal gender recognition.
Sigrid Schottenius Cullhed
Sigrid Schottenius Cullhed is Associate Professor in the Department of Literature at Uppsala University, Sweden.
María Sebastià-Sáez is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Literary, Cultural and Translation Studies of Vilnius University / Researcher at Institute of English, Romance and Classical Studies
Greta Skubiejūtė is recent PhD graduate at Vilnius University and Honorary member of MotherNet.
Daiva Skučienė is a Professor at Social Policy Department at Vilnius University. She is interested in family policy, gender, work-life balance, single mothers and policy interventions to solve their problems.
Moynagh Sullivan is a Professor at Maynooth University Department of English, researcher in motherhood, gender and psychoanalysis.
MD, post doc researcher at the Dep of Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Uppsala University. My research focus is psychiatric illness during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Associate Professor of Literature at the Department of English Philology at Vilnius University. Fields of interest: environmental humanities, literature and material culture.
Lina Šumskaitė is Assistant Professor at Vilnius University at the Sociology and Social Work Institute, Social Policy Department. She defended her PhD in sociology in 2014 entitled Fathering Practices of Men.
Professor, director of the Institute of Sociology and Social Work, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University.
Anzelma Ūselienė is a Research Projects Coordinator at Vilnius University Research & Innovation Department.
Helena Wahlström Henriksson
Helena Wahlström Henriksson is Professor of Gender Studies and Associate professor in American Literature at Uppsala University.
Professor, Dept. of Literature, Uppsala University. My research topics are narratives of motherhood in contemporary literature.
Orlagh Woods is a PhD student and recipient of the John & Pat Hume Doctoral Scholarship working in the English Department at Maynooth University.