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Research interests

I am a sociologist working at the nexus of critical animal studies, environmental sociology, the sociology of climate change and gender studies. Before Edge Hill I worked for 10 years at Lancaster University. Most of my work now addresses the social and ethical aspects of the climate crisis. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, Ecofeminism and the 'new' sociologies: A collaboration against dualism, Manchester Metropolitan University

Award Date: 5 Feb 2002

Sociology (distinction), MA, n/a, University of Essex

Award Date: 30 Sept 1996

Sociology and Psychology (First class), BA, n/a, University of Stirling

Award Date: 15 Jun 1995

Research Centres

  • Centre for Human Animal Studies


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