María Romero Ruiz Committee member
María Isabel Romero Ruiz is a social and cultural historian of Victorian and early twentieth-century Britain. Her work explores the place of gender and sexuality in the history of medicine via the themes of prostitution, homosexuality, the white slave trade and child sexual abuse.
She is also interested in issues of gender, sexuality and identity in contemporary literature and culture, especially neo-Victorian literature.
- The London Lock Hospital in the Nineteenth Century: Gender, Sexuality and Social Reform (2014)
- Women's Identities and Bodies in Colonial and Postcolonial History and Literature (editor) (2012)
- Cultural Migrations and Gendered Subjects: Colonial and Postcolonial Representations of the Female Body (edited with Silvia Pilar Castro Borrego) (2011)