Thomas Brorsen Smidt

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Dr. Thomas Brorsen Smidt

Project Manager

Short Bio

Dr. Thomas Brorsen Smidt is Academic Coordinator and Project Manager at GRÓ GEST. His responsibilities include coordination of GEST's academic programme, development of its research initiatives in collaboration with international partners, and the production of GEST's online education programme. Thomas has been involved with the GEST programme as a lecturer and supervisor since 2010. Prior to joining the programme full time, he worked as a researcher in the cross-national research project GARCIA under the European 7th Framework programme. He holds an MA and a PhD in Gender Studies from the University of Iceland and has published internationally on women’s issues in higher education. He has lectured for more than a decade on sexual politics, gender and education, sexual harassment, masculinity issues, and feminist and queer theory.