Research Profile

Anna Kingston

Biography

Anna Karin Kingston is a Swedish journalist living in Cork, Ireland since 1989. She has a PhD in Social Sciences and is currently part-time employed as the UCC CARL-coordinator (Community-Academic Research Links). She is also a member of the MA in Women's Studies' teaching board in UCC.

Research Interests

Autism, Intellectual Disability, Women's & Gender Studies, Feminist Mothering, Community Based Research, Participatory Research, Action Research

Publications

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2013)'Handing in the Uniform: Mothers of Adult Children with Special Needs'
Anna Karin Kingston (2013) 'Handing in the Uniform: Mothers of Adult Children with Special Needs' In: Marguerite Guzmán Bouvard (eds). Mothers of Adult Children. Plymouth UK: Lexington Books. [Details]

Books

 YearPublication
(2007)Mothering Special Needs: A Different Maternal Journey.
Anna Karin Kingston (2007) Mothering Special Needs: A Different Maternal Journey. London: Jessica Kingsley. [Details]

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2016)Adult Siblings of Individuals with Intellectual Disability/Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Relationships, Roles & Support Needs.
Leane, Maire; Kingston, Anna; Edwards, Claire (2016) Adult Siblings of Individuals with Intellectual Disability/Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Relationships, Roles & Support Needs. National Disability Authority, Dublin.   [Details]
(2014)Living with Acquired Brain Injury.
Dalton, C., Kingston, A., Martin, A. M., O’Riordan, J., Caples, M. and Edwards, C. (2014) Living with Acquired Brain Injury. National Disability Authority, Dublin: Ireland.   [CORA Link] [Details]
(2010)The Needs and Concerns of Victims of Crime in Ireland.
Kilcommins, S., Leane, M., Donson, F., Fennell, C,; (2010) The Needs and Concerns of Victims of Crime in Ireland. Commission for the Support of Victims of Crime, Dublin.   [Details]
(2012)Forgotten Citizens of Europe: Participatory Action Research for Local Human Rights.
György Málovics, Barbara Mihók, László Jakab, Elizabeth Lakatos, István Szentistványi (Protect the Future - Szeged Group, Hungary), Bálint Balázs, György Pataki (ESSRG, Hungary), Peter Herrman and Anna Kingston (UCC) Aitor Gomez Gonzales, Lourdes Rué and Laura Ruiz (URV) (2012) Forgotten Citizens of Europe: Participatory Action Research for Local Human Rights. Living Knowledge Network, PERARES D6.1. [Details]

Professional Activities

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Inclusion Ireland Member/
Cork Association for Autism Member/

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2014Certificate in Learning to teach Online Coursera
2001Scholarship National Disability Authority
2004Student Award for Excellence in Research The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities: Special Interest Research Group on Families
2001Scholarship Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2012)Actioning Engagement Seminar,
Burns, K., O'Mahony, C. and Kingston, A. (2012) Community engaged research and community partnerships. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Actioning Engagement Seminar, Dublin City University/Higher Education Authority , 14-DEC-12 - 14-DEC-12. [Details]
(2007)Mothering in Contemporary Ireland: Issues, Images and Actions - UCC Women's Studies Conference,
McAvoy, S.; Leane, M.; Kingston, A.; (2007) Co-organised with Dr Maire Leane and Dr Anna Kingston- UCC Women's Studies Conference. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Mothering in Contemporary Ireland: Issues, Images and Actions - UCC Women's Studies Conference, University College Cork , 09-JUN-07 - 09-JUN-07. [Details]
(2014)Young People and Autism: Researching with the Community,
Maria Angela Ferrario & William Simms; Cliona Glavin; Gillian Coogan (2014) Workshop on Autism. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Young People and Autism: Researching with the Community, UCC . [Details]
(2010)Whose Rights? Whose Choices? International Short Breaks Association (ISBA),
Anna Kingston (2010) “Give Me a Break: Irish teenagers and their rights to a life outside the family”. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Whose Rights? Whose Choices? International Short Breaks Association (ISBA), NUIG Galway . [Details]
(2004)12th IASSID (International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability,
Anna Kingston (2004) Mothering Special Needs. [Oral Presentation], 12th IASSID (International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability, Montpellier, France . [Details]

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2005UCC PhDSocial Sciences
1989University of Stockholm BACHELOR OF ARTSHumanities
1995UCC Master of ArtsWomen's Studies

Languages

 LanguageReadingWritingSpeaking
Swedish FluentFluentFluent

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Autism, Intellectual Disability, Women's & Gender Studies, Feminist Mothering, Community Based Research, Participatory Research, Action Research, Social Policy

Contact details

  • Anna Kingston
    CARL-Coordinator
  • a.kingston@ucc.ie
  • Applied Social Studies
    Top Floor
    Crossleigh House
    Donovan'S Road
    University College Cork
  • 0214903210

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