Jamie Khoo

Jamie Khoo

Organisation

University of York

Biography

Jamie is a third-year PhD student at the Centre for Women’s Studies, University of York, where she is researching women’s engagement with beauty ideals. She worked as a journalist / writer in Kuala Lumpur for 12 years before returning to academia, and has been published in magazines and websites including Elle Malaysia, Harpers Bazaar Malaysia, Time Out Kuala Lumpur, Huffington Post UK Blogs and elephant journal. Additionally, she runs her own website, a beauty full mind, which seeks to expand conversations around beauty. Jamie also enjoys yoga and weight-lifting, and spends an inordinate amount of time pondering the simultaneous pleasures and tyrannies of lipstick.