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Morgan Centre for Research into Everyday Lives

PhD students

Current students

  • Jo Bratley - 'Grow your own gardening practices and sustainable consumption in the UK'
  • Laura Fenton - 'Women and alcohol in postwar and contemporary Britain: A multi-generational study of women's drinking biographies'
  • Emma Fraser - 'Self and ruin: Imagining the end of the city'
  • Georgia Hibbert
  • Dyi Huijg - 'Young feminism and activist agency in Sao Paulo: And intersectional approach to phenomenological action research'
  • Justine Karpusheff - 'Creative approaches to mental health care: Exploring the value'
  • Rachel Katz - 'Grinding their gears?: Effects of tourist using Grindr on local LGBT+ communities'
  • Niamh Kavanagh
  • Andrea Lizama Loyola - 'Aspirations and practices of consumption as social mobility trajectories: A comparative perspective of the Latin American middle classes'
  • Jessica Mancuso - 'Sapphic space scarcity: How space and place affect subculture visibility'
  • Alejandro Marambio-Tapia - 'The retail banking expansion in Chile and the "democratisation" of credit: Juggling with cards, aspirations and moralities'
  • Susanne Martikke - 'From impact to relationships: Voluntary sector organisations in a changing environment'
  • Denisse Sepulveda Sanchez - 'The relation between indigenous identity and class identity: The case of Mapuche indigenous people in the Chilean urban context'
  • Ali Siles Barcenas - 'Mormon men masculinity: qualitative analysis of religious normativity, secular representations of masculinity and their influence in males' subjectivity'
  • Kunnaya Wimooktanon - 'An examination of the socio-cultural reintegration of foreign-educated high SES Bangkokians'
  • Neta Yodovich - '"Does that make me a bad feminist?" - Feminist paradigms in female fandom'

Recently awarded PhDs

  • Kirsty Morrin (2017) - '"Business as usual?": Aspirations, social mobility and entrepreneurship in a North West academy'
  • Onur Arun (2016) 'A Sociological application of Sen's capability approach to (dis)advantages in Turkey'
  • Gagun Chhina (2016) 'The Emergence of Video Gaming in India'
  • Adi Moreno (2016) 'Crossing borders: Remaking gay fatherhood in the global market'
  • Emmajane Temple-Malt (2014) Manchester profile | profile
  • Sivamohan Valluvan (2014) Staff profile
  • Ashley Brown (2013) Thesis | Staff page at Brunel University
  • Joshua Richards (2013) LinkedIn profile | Listen to Josh talking about his research on housesharing on BBC 4's Thinking Allowed