Prospective PhD students
supervise PhD students at the Department of Social Sciences and the
Centre for Human/Animal Studies at Edge Hill University in
- Sociological approaches
understanding climate change, especially in relation to
food practices, gender and/or childhood.
- Gender studies
- broadly construed, but especially environmental dimensions (ecofeminism), and
projects related to a critical/feminist focus on masculinities. Also
gendered dimensions of bodily aesthetics e.g. intersections of the
sociology of the body and gender studies.
Animal Studies e.g. sociology of human/animal
relations, especially the political economy of the animal
agri industries, examinations of the animal-industrial complex and the
sociology of veganism.
Completed PhD students
'Xenotransplantation ‘Politics’ from the Perspective of Lay Publics in
Ireland’ (Lancaster University, 2012)
Current PhD students
Abi Masefield 'FEEDing
the World and the Right to not be Food' (Edge Hill
University, 2016 - 2021 p-t)
Eva Marie Lindahl
'Vegan art practice' (Edge Hill University, 2016 - )