Karen Salt

Karen Salt

Dr Karen Salt is the Co-director of the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) at the University of Nottingham. A scholar of race, sovereignty, power and politics, Karen is an expert on how those issues intersect in the Caribbean and African diaspora.

Before moving to Nottingham, Karen was a lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Aberdeen.

She has been a tutor on the Leading Change course since 2015, taking part in residentials, and will be joining us for the 2017 Queen's Young Leaders' residential in Cambridge.

In over 20 years working on issues of race and power, Karen has:

  • led research projects on social and health inequities
  • run non-profits at both regional and international level
  • assisted national and international agencies in crafting materials on these issues
  • and conducted community-based training and courses for a variety of age levels.

Karen contributes to our online course for Queen's Young Leaders, spoke at the 2015 June residential about legacies and representation in the Commonwealth, and will be returning in 2016.