Past PhD students

Read about some of our Sociology postgraduate research students who graduated recently.

Graduated 2019

  • Charlotte Branchu - 'Bruised and battered: The lived bodily experience of women rugby players and the rugby world'
  • Ulrike Ehgartner'Environmentally and socially responsible consumption? A study on the discursive construction of values towards sustainability'
  • Deborah Giustini - 'Towards a sociology of interpreting. Bourdieu's influence in conceptualising a sociology of interpreting'
  • Steffen Hirth - 'Relational geographies of food as areas of conflict between private affairs and political issues: Spatial and social localisations of responsibility in "sustainable" food discourses and practices'
  • Hayley James - 'Connecting policy with the personal: UK pension reforms and individual financial decision making'
  • Justine Karpusheff - 'Creative approaches to mental health care: Exploring the value'
  • Isaac Ali Siles Barcenas - 'Mormon men masculinity: a qualitative analysis of religious normativity, secular representations of masculinity and their influence in males subjectivity'

Graduated 2018

  • Jonathan Leif Basilio - 'Resisting the Evil Eye: US Technopolitics of Exclusion and Moral Economies of Public Resistance'
  • Rashida Bibi - 'Balancing the books: Life experiences of mature British Muslim South Asian women in education: negotiating cultural and religious spheres to access education'
  • Laura Fenton - 'Practices of Learning, Earning and Intimacy in Women's Drinking Biographies' 
  • Emma Fraser - 'Self and Ruin: Imagining the end of the city'
  • Tom Redshaw - 'Radical Technologies'
  • Denisse Sepulveda Sanchez - 'Negotiating being Mapuche and Middle-class: The Experiences of Social Mobility of the Mapuche Indigenous People in Chile'
  • William Shankley - 'Changing Geographies of Ethnic Diversity in Britain'
  • Matteo Tiratelli - 'Rioting and time: Collective violence in Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow, 1800-1939'
  • Kunnaya Wimooktanon - 'An Examination of the Socio-Cultural reintegration of foreign-educated high SES Bangkokians'