Kirsten Catriona Hawson

Kirsten Catriona HawsonKirsten is a PhD Candidate in Communication Studies (Gender Option) at McGill University and her research is at the intersection of misophonia, sound studies, disability, science and technology studies, ethnography, health communication, and musicology. Jonathan Sterne (whom she shares a great love of cats and cat memes with) is her advisor on her SSHRC-funded doctoral study which investigates misophonia culture and context within biomedicine through cultural lab ethnographies and oral history. A former singer and actor, Kirsten is a professional dialect/voice coach with extensive experience in film/TV, theatre, and voiceover worldwide. She holds a terminal MFA degree in Theatre Voice Pedagogy from the University of Alberta, and a BA from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England.

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