Current PhD students


 
NameThesis topic / Research interestsThesis Supervisor(s)

Renée Aleong

ra917@york.ac.uk

Approved mental health professionals and the compulsory detention of Black service-users under the Mental Health Act: An Institutional Ethnography.

Professor Martin Webber

Dr Jennifer Threlfall

 

Amjad Abdullah Alzahrani

aaaa597@york.ac.uk

An investigative study into child protection legal framework and training provision to social workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr Hannah Jobling

Professor Christine Skinner

 

Anna Browning

acb529@york.ac.uk

The socio-economic relationships within government subsidised housing policy and consider the social implications of recent changes in policy direction.

Dr Carolyn Snell

Dr Julie Rugg

 

Siobhan Callaghan

siobhan.callaghan@york.ac.uk

A comparative analysis of OECD countries' drug policy typologies, welfare regimes and socio-economic characteristics in shaping drug related outcomes. Dr Naomi Finch
Fiorella Ciapessoni

Fiorella Ciapessoni

fc743@york.ac.uk

Contributions to understanding criminal career paths and homelessness in Uruguay.

Dr Lisa O'Malley

Professor Nicholas Pleace

Anette Bonifant Cisneros

abc521@york.ac.uk

The Policy Process in Mexico: Development of Obesity Policy and Sugar Tax.

Professor Neil Lunt

Dr Daniel Horsfall

 

Michael Conn

mickey.conn@york.ac.uk

The role and function of in-work benefits: the understanding and response of business.

Professor Neil Lunt

Dr Kevin Farnsworth

Karemah Francois

kkf507@york.ac.uk

The transnational home: the experience around the meaning and making home for Grenadian transnational households.

Professor Nicholas Pleace

Professor John Hudson

Kate Gridley

Kate Gridley

kate.gridley@york.ac.uk

Standardised measures for people living with dementia: experiences, observations and implications.

Professor Yvonne Birks

Dr Kate Baxter

 

Xiaojie Guo

xg915@york.ac.uk

The universal two-child policy and gender inequality in mainland China. Dr Naomi Finch
 

Tess Herrmann

tess.herrmann@york.ac.uk

The role of interconnectivity inside the adult industry and its impact on British lap dancing clubs.

Dr Kate Brown

Sharon Grace

 

Samuel Hinrichs

sdgh501@york.ac.uk

Contracting of control: how do bouncers police drugs in a nightclub setting.

Professor Charlie Lloyd

Sharon Grace

 

Isabelle Huning

isabelle.huning@york.ac.uk

A comparative perspective on the evolution of skill formation systems in Germany and England within their social and cultural context. Dr Kevin Caraher
 

Alison Inceu

alison.inceu@york.ac.uk

The Barriers to Higher Education Faced by Care Leavers: A Focus on the Mental Health Provision Available to Care Leavers in the Transition to Higher Education. Dr Aniela Wenham
 

Kelli Kennedy

kelli.kennedy@york.ac.uk

Food security infrastructure: a comparative policy analysis of the UK and US. Dr Carolyn Snell
 

Safina Khan

sbk502@york.ac.uk

Child Sexual Exploitation within the South Asian Community: Exploring the support available, implemented and required by victims from frontline services in order to help equip them with confidence to report the abuse.

Dr Jennifer Threlfall

Professor Charlie Lloyd

 

Chanon Komonmarn

ck1012@york.ac.uk

Child and youth's participation in Thailand social policy.

Dr Aniela Wenham

Professor Christine Skinner

Chak Fan Kwok (Tim)

cfk504@york.ac.uk

Youth policy in the post-Anti-Extradition Bill movement era in Hong Kong.

Dr Kelly Devenney

Dr Aniela Wenham

 

Natalie Leworthy

natalie.leworthy@york.ac.uk

Intergenerational dynamics and the interface with quality of life, inequalities and care decision making in a newly diagnosed dementia population.

Professor Yvonne Birks

Dr Kate Baxter

 

Xuemeng Li

xl3044@york.ac.uk

Processes, experiences and outcomes for older adults who self-fund housing adaptations.

Professor Yvonne Birks

Dr Phillip Whitehead

 

Jiaxin Liu

jl2076@york.ac.uk

Crowding-out or crowding-in? Re-examining the roles of the state and family in providing for the aged in China. Dr Antonios Roumpakis
 

Emese Mayhew

emese.mayhew@york.ac.uk

Characterising the structure and nature of social connectedness in populations living with impairment.

Professor Bryony Beresford

 

Alice Park

amep501@york.ac.uk

Policing mental health: A realist evaluation of street triage.

Professor Martin Webber

Dr Hannah Jobling

 

Laura Tucker

laura.tucker@york.ac.uk

Unweaving the web: Using a mixed methods approach to understand the role and contribution of mental health social work to the delivery of mental health services in England and Wales.

Professor Martin Webber

Dr Hannah Jobling

 

Kirsty Toone

kt776@york.ac.uk

A longitudinal study into the views of alleged perpetrators of anti-social behaviour on the definition of anti-social behaviour and the success or otherwise of related interventions.

Dr Kate Brown

Professor Peter Dwyer

 

Hanyu Tsai

ht1028@york.ac.uk

The dignity of older people in long-term care service: perspectives from Taiwan.

Professor Yvonne Birks

Dr Mark Wilberforce

 

Liz Wands-Murray

liz.wands-murray@york.ac.uk

How inclusive are community-based services: older LGBTQ people choosing and using services.

Professor Yvonne Birks

Dr Mark Wilberforce

 

Yiqian Wang

yw1799@york.ac.uk

The comparison of social housing policy at the international level (UK, China and Singapore) and the national level (Chongqing, Shenzhen and Hangzhou). Professor Nicholas Pleace
 

Susan Watson

sew566@york.ac.uk

The role of social media abuse in gender-based violence: the challenge of vituperative communication in the age of new technology.

Dr Rachel Morris

Professor John Hudson

 

Thomas Wells

tw984@york.ac.uk

In light of the 'Prison Crisis', what are the explanations of, and solutions to, violence within prison? A qualitative study of prisoners' and prison staffs' perceptions of the current prison environment within England and Wales using a GST theoretical framework.

Sharon Grace

 

 

Shimeng Yin

sy1085@york.ac.uk

Inequality in China’s current pension system: analysing urban-rural difference and the gender gap.

Dr Antonios Roumpakis

 

Xinide

nx522@york.ac.uk

Constructing a gendered welfare typology of six East Asian societies.

Dr Antonios Roupmpakis

Dr Sabrina Chai

 

Jiayu Zhang

jz2101@york.ac.uk

Cultural change and long-term care in China: transition of the role of family for care provision.

Professor John Hudson

Dr Sabrina Chai

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