Sophia Brousset (She/Her)

Student, University of St Andrews
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About Sophia Brousset

I am an incoming MPhil candidate in Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology at the University of Oxford. My Laidlaw research explores the Incan Empire's positive view of female homosexuality, exploring how their diverse understandings of gender influenced these views on sexuality. It also considered how La Conquista's use of a European lens and translation when documenting Incan civilisation resulted in the erasure of much of the sexual and gender diversity which existed throughout Incan Peru. 

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I am a/an:

Undergraduate Leadership & Research Scholar


University of St Andrews

Laidlaw Cohort Year


Research Topic

Anthropology Gender Studies History International Relations Latin American Studies LGBTQ+ Philosophy Politics Society & Culture Sociology

Area of Expertise

Arts Humanities Politics Social Sciences

I am from:

Peru United States of America

I speak:

English Spanish

My hobbies/interests are:

Film & TV Politics & current events Reading Travelling Writing/blogging

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


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Arts & Humanities Social Sciences STEM

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University of St Andrews

Recent Comments

Jun 28, 2021
Replying to Cath Brislane

This. is. so. cool. Your writing style is amazing Sophia, with a story that must have been incredibly frustrating to actually experience. However, your enthusiasm and tenacity pulled you through- two skills that every researcher needs (or aspires to have). I wish you the best of luck in filling that gap. Researchers stand on the shoulders of giants- be that giant!

Thank you so much, Cath! This was really nice to read. I'm glad you enjoyed it, I'm really hoping to be that giant. 

Jun 11, 2021

Hey Kyle! This looks really interesting. For my final project of my anthropology module this semester, I wrote a similar research paper on virtual cottagecore sapphic communities. My paper was far more qualitative as it was based on interviews, but if you'd like to chat or want to consult any of the sources I used, let me know! :) 


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