Researchers in Sex, Gender and Sexualities


Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Name Research
English Language Centre Ms. Alannah Fitzgerald Educational technology and computation linguistics that support the study of academic writing in English, and facilitate education in under resourced communites such as refugee camps in Bangladesh and along the Thai-Bermese boarder.
English Studies Prof. Pat Waugh Forthcoming
Dr. Jenny Terry African American, Caribbean and black British writing; the work of women writers; feminist and postcolonial theory.
History Dr. Cathy McClive Men/women’s bodies in early Modern France; attitudes towards menstruation; legal medicine; how gender affects medical expertise.
School of Modern Languages Prof Lucille Cairns Feminism, sexuality and gender in French literature and cinema; Jewish women’s writing; the body in literature and cinema.
Dr. Santiago Fouz Hernandez Sexuality and masculinities in contemporary Spanish cinema; the male body in cinema.
Philosophy Dr. Sylvie Gambaudo Child Development and gender; narratives of depression and madness.
Mr. Richard Stopford (PhD) Relationships between economic structures, sexuality and sexual norms.
Theology and Religion Allison Fenton (PhD) Meaning of infant baptism for new mothers.
Faculty of Science
Name Research
Psychology Dr Lynda Boothroyd Attraction; role of testosterone in men; competitive behaviour and dominance amongst men; how female reproductive biology influences competitiveness/dominance amongst men; how children learn to become competitive.
Faculty of Social Sciences and Health
Name Research
School of Applied Social Sciences Dr. Maggie O’Neill Prostitution and commercial sex-industry, migration/asylum.
Dr. Nicole Westmarland Male violence against women.
Dr. Jo Phoenix Prostitution, the governance of sex, gender and criminal justice.
Dr. Lizzie Seal Forthcoming.
Nathan Griffin (PhD Student) Animal rights activism; critical pedagogy and Queer/post-structural/feminist theory.
Geography Dr. Angharad Closs-Stephens Time, Space and identity; community, nationalism, political emancipation and resistance.
Dr. Rachel Colls Theories of sexual difference (Irigaray, Grosz, Braidotti); critical accounts of fatness and obesity; size and acceptance.
Dr. Anne Le Mare Livelihoods, alternative trades and countries experiencing conflict and reconstruction.
Dr. Cheryl McEwan Forthcoming.
Dr. Bethan Evans Forthcoming.
Law School Prof. Clare McGlynn Feminism and law – especially legal regulation of pornography, prostitution and rape; and equality law – especially women lawyers and academics.
Dr. Neil Cobb Sexuality and law – especially HIV status and criminalisation; same-sex partnerships and equality law; hate crimes.
Dr. Erika Rackley Judicial diversity, particularly in relation to the jurisprudence of Baroness Hale who (so far) is the only female member of the UK Supreme Court; extreme pornography.
School of Medicine and Health Dr. Angela Woods Gender, embodiment and mental illness; posthumanism; gender and narrative.
Dr. Simon Forrest Young masculinities, young people gender, sex and sexuality, gender and power in intimate relationships, gender and emotion, gender and identities, fatherhood and male parenting.
Dr. Lutz Sauerteig History of sexualities; bodies and gender – especially shaping the sexual knowledge of the young (1880s – 1970s); and history of puberty (19th and 20th centuries).
Dr. Sally Brown Young people; sexual health; risk; gender and health.

Last modified: 25th March 2011


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