Sara Ahmed is an independent feminist scholar, writer and activist. She has held academic appointments at Lancaster University and Goldsmiths, University of London. Her work is concerned with how power is experienced and challenged in everyday life and institutional cultures. She has recently completed a book What’s the Use? On the Uses of Use and has begun a new research project on complaint.
Her previous publications include Living a Feminist Life, Willful Subjects, On Being Included, The Promise of Happiness, Queer Phenomenology, The Cultural Politics of Emotion, Strange Encounters and Differences that Matter.