Rachele Salvatelli



PhD (in progress) - Sociology, University of York
MA - Political Philosophy, University of York
MA - Philosophy and Ethics of Relations, University of Perugia
BA - Philosophy, University of Perugia

Rachele joined the University of York in 2014 after being awared the White Rose College of Arts and Humanities Master scholarship. In 2017, she began her in PhD in Sociology under the supervision of Dr Steph Lawler and Prof Sarah Nettleton. Her doctoral project focuses on the concepts of resistance, identity, body politics, recognition and group identity. Using the body positive movement as a case-study, she analyses the birth and development of resistance among individuals who have experienced forms of societal oppression in relation to their bodies.

Rachele is an associate editor at Cultivate, the feminist journal of the Centre for Women's Studies at the University of York.

Rachele Salvatelli