Sarah joined the Health Sciences department (York Trials Unit) in August 2021 as a qualitative research fellow after completing her PhD study at The University of Sheffield, Department of Sociological Studies. The PhD focused on the lived experiences of Pakistani and Bangladeshi Muslim lone mothers, intersectionality and the support provided by South Asian women's organisations (funder: ESRC). Sarah has expertise in working with qualitative research methods (interviews, observations, longitudinal studies), marginalised populations and on sensitive research topics. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at Born in Bradford, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Sarah is also a Guest Lecturer. She has delivered guest lectures at The University of Sheffield, Department of Sociological Studies in the following areas: sociology of religion, parenting in British Muslim families, Sociology of 'race', migration and multiculturalism module (Islamophobia and Intersectionality lectures).
Areas of expertise and interests:
Department of Health Sciences, University of York: Health Research in Practice module tutor (academic year 2022-23), MA dissertation supervision.