Caron E. Gentry is the Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Arts, Design, and Social Sciences at Northumbria University. Prior to joining Northumbria she was a professor in the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews and served as Head of School.
Her main research area focuses on gender and terrorism. Her books include (with Laura Sjoberg) Mothers, Monsters, Whores (Zed 2007), (with Laura Sjoberg) Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores (Zed 2015), and Disordered Violence (Edinburgh University Press 2020). Her work is published in numerous journals and edited volumes.
Additionally, Professor Gentry works on feminist political theology, particularly on querying what feminist Christian realism can be in International Relations. Her books in this area include Offering Hospitality (University of Notre Dame Press 2013) and This American Moment (Oxford University Press 2018). She is currently looking at the meaning of hope and what it offers to current socio-political dilemmas.