Dr Katherine Collins

Katherine Collins is the research associate on the project. Her primary responsibility is the design and organisation of the citizens’ panel where UK citizens from around the EU27 can feed into the project on a rolling basis.

She brings to the team her particular expertise in the creative and critical practices involved in the writing of obscure and marginalised lives and particularly methodological innovations in practices of participatory writing. She is also a Visiting Scholar at the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, where she co-ordinates the Life-Writing as Inquiry research strand, and is undertaking a prosopographical survey of British expatriate communities in Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries, funded by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.