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Current research students

Here you can find out about the current activities of research graduates in the Department of Sociology.

StudentArea of researchContact

Nurul Abd Rehman

  • Life on the grid: social media
nfaf501@york.ac.uk

Hanan M. Alsuraihi

 

  • Family Problems, Women's issues, Youth Problems and Social Media

hmsa502@york.ac.uk

 

Victor Avila Torres

 

 

  • Technologies of Music Consumption, Musical Experience in the Everyday Life, Sociology of Technology, Cultural Sociology, Media Studies
 

 Jerry Booth

  •  Outcomes influencing the training of tomorrows doctors
 jb1013@york.ac.uk

 Raven Bowen

 

  •  Examining concurrent participation in off-street sex work and square work
 rorb500@york.ac.uk

Pin-Yao Chiu

 

  • Tourism studies, Social class, Social media and Neoliberalism 
pc838@york.ac.uk

Hyangmi Choi

 

Communication Studies

  • Cultural differences in the relationships between audience responses and the use of verbal and nonverbal devices in political speeches
 hc820@york.ac.uk

Frances Clixby

 

  • Social Interaction, Conversation Analysis, Ethnomethodology, Psychotherapeutic Interaction
 
Matthew Coward
  • UK based analog gaming communities
  • Communitas and play as methods of fostering community
  • Ritual studies, secular ritual praxis and ritual’s interaction with popular culture
  • Contemporary religions and spiritualities and the theoretical frameworks through which they are studied
 matt.coward@york.ac.uk

Justyna Cybulska

   ag1475@york.ac.uk

Jack Denham

  • Crime, celebrity and fandom: the seductiveness of notoriety
jd604@york.ac.uk

Anna Gkiouleka

  •  Integrating intersectionality theory in health inequalities research
a.gkiouleka@york.ac.uk

Germaine Stockbridge

  • The interpretation and evaluation of meaningful coincidences

gmg502@york.ac.uk

 Kasturi Hazarika

 

 

Ruchi Higham

  • Cinical trials and the challenge of regenerative medicine
rh955@york.ac.uk

Edward Holmes

  • Social Interaction, Conversation Analysis, Ethnomethodology and Social Class

ejbh500@york.ac.uk

David Honeywell

  • Processes of education and its relationship to prisoners desisting from crime
dmh517@york.ac.uk

Isaac Hughes

  • Sociological Analysis of Communications from (purported) Non-Human Entities
ijh500@york.ac.uk

 

 

 

Kenneth Leach

  • Governmentality of wellbeing and happiness studies in the United Kingdom
kcl505@york.ac.uk

Gillian Loomes

  • Constructing Autonomy on a Cliff Edge: A Socio-Legal Study of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

gl739@york.ac.uk

Li Kun

   

Alex Lewington

  • Researching the communication and interpretation of transcultural themes of identity, otherness and race in English-language translations of shonen manga in the United Kingdom.
ajl571@york.ac.uk

Peggy Lockwood- Lord

   

Dawei Lu

  • Experiences of contemporary art exhibitions for visitors

dl700@york.ac.uk

Will Paterson

  • The classed dimensions of community (in)action, the politics of space in the rural-urban fringe of Leeds-Bradford
wp513@york.ac.uk

Anais Duong-Pedica

  • Representation of suicide and suicidal behaviour in contemporary society
ap827@york.ac.uk
Vladimir Rizov
  • The use and produciton of capital( social, cultural and symbolic) by professional photoraphers in the documentary genre.
vr542@york.ac.uk
Bethany Robertson
  • Gender identities (in farming and rural life) and human-animal relations

    (livestock, pet-keeping and identity work)

 
Dan Robins
  • The value of necro-waste

daniel.robins@york.ac.uk

Carol Robinson

  • Criminology, especially prisons and issues around deaths of prisoners from natural causes
 

Sanaullah

  • Sociological Analysis of the War on Terror
ss1784@york.ac.uk
Jill Simpson
  • Critical data studies, data visualisation, public engagement through creative practice

 j.simpson@york.ac.uk 

Rina Siyengwa

  • Capacitie: Environmental monitoring as participatory science

rms541@york.ac.uk

Rosie Smith

  • Classical and contemporary social theory and its applications to crime, culture, and media 

rs897@york.ac.uk

Holly Steel

  • Social media, Online news coverage, Representations of modern conflict
has502@york.ac.uk
 Quian Wang