Karen Salt

Karen Salt, Assistant Professor in Transnational American Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Nottingham

Dr Karen Salt directs the Centre for Research in Race and Rights at the University of Nottingham. Her work investigates race, power, sovereignty, trust and transformative justice. Salt leads an active research group and has received support from multiple funding agencies. She has consulted with a number of arts and cultural institutions, such as lux and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, on issues of equity. She currently sits as a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Advisory Board, where she advises the Council and Executive on the development and implementation of strategic approaches to funding which reflect the challenges and opportunities arising for arts and humanities research and those that engage with it. Salt remains an active national leader and collaborator on a number of cross-sector equality and diversity initiatives.