Fiona Abades-Barclay

Postfeminism and Digital Fitness Cultures: Exploring Parasocial Virtual Communities


Fiona is a Doctoral Researcher within the Institute for Sport Business, where she is researching women’s fitness culture on social media.

Prior to her PhD, Fiona received her BA in Political Sciences and completed her MA at Central Saint Martins in Culture, Criticism and Curation.

PhD research description

Fiona's research interests include representations of femininity, gendered subjectivities and digital cultures – focusing on their intersection with postfeminst and neoliberal discourses. 

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