Members

  • Robert Ahearne, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work 
  • Gargi Bhattacharyya, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work 
  • Julie Botticello, School of Health and Biosciences 
  • Charlotte Burck, Tavistock Centre 
  • Sarahleigh Castelyne, Centre for Performing Arts Development
  • Maria Castro Romero, School of Psychology 
  • Giorgia Dona, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work 
  • Heather Elliott, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work, School of Psychology 
  • Darren Ellis, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work. 
  • Jo Finch, School of Education and Communities 
  • David Harper, School of Psychology 
  • Trudy Klauber, Tavistock Centre 
  • John Launer, Tavistock Centre  
  • Michael Rustin, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work 
  • Maria Tamboukou, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work 
  • Ian Tucker,  School of Psychology 
  • Angie Voela, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work 
  • Bernadette Wren, Tavistock Centre 
  • Katie Wright, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work 
  • Biddy Youell, Tavistock Centre 
  • Nira Yuval-Davis, Department of Social Sciences and Social Work 

PhD Students

  • Michelle Harewood: Narratives of power and the privilege of being British Caribbean 
  • Bayan Karimi: The (gendered) experiences of Kurdish women activists in Kurdish Movement(s) in Iran-1979-1999. 
  • Erica Masserano: Researching place and identity in non-fiction by Londoners through creative practice   
  • Caroline Madongo: title tbc 
  • Nigel McCollum: title tbc 
  • Douglas Omenda: Getting real about the real causes of youth poverty and conflict in Kenya: which way for NGOs 
  • Rebekah Pink-Hayes: Intersectional Inequalities, Disability and Human Wellbeing: Applying Narrative Approaches to the Case of NGOs Working with People with Disabilities in Ghana 
  • Masiha Vaala: Sites, Places and Spaces in Re(imaging): Iranian Youth and Traumas of the Past. 

Completed Doctorates

  • Ali Ali: The determinants of migration decisions amongst Iraqi refugees
  • Ruth Ballardie: 'Making gender trouble-tomboys and their sisters' (external student, Monash University, Australia) 
  • Phoebe Beedell:  Researching NGO narratives in Bangladesh  
  • Marvelle Brown: Narratives of BME cancer patients (with Thames Valley University)  
  • Ellis Chasan: A psychosocial approach to the failure of love in contemporary culture 
  • Kathleen Coppens: Back home? Social integration and coping with trauma in former child soldiers in Northern Uganda (jointly supervised with Vrije Universiteit Brussels) 
  • David Cudworth: Negotiations of power and resistance: an exploration of educational places and practices with particular attention to the learning and teaching of gypsies/travellers 
  • Cigdem Esin: Construction of sexuality in the narratives of well-educated young women in Turkey
  • Mastoureh Fathi: Class narratives of Iranian women migrants in Britain 
  • Galit Ferguson: Fixing the family: the psycho-politics and mediation of help 
  • Sharon Gallagher: The bio-political and psychocultural uncertainties of chronic fatigue syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): ways of living with severe illness through narrative
  • Solveigh Goett: Linking threads of experience and lines of thought: everyday textiles in the narration of the self 
  • Eleni Kasapi: Rethinking humorous advertising in a global setting: advertising practitioners' and audiences' views 
  • Crispen Karanda: (Aberdeen University) Narratives of Zimbabwean construction industry workers 
  • Mary Lodato: Institutional abuse in Ireland: survival, redress and recovery  
  • Gudrun Loehrer: Cinematic governmentality: a cultural history of tuberculosis and malaria health films in the United States of the 1940s 
  • Rónán MacDubhghaill: Cultural memory in the present: narrative, discourse, power 
  • Kathleen Manion: Voices of the unheard: perceptions of the success of interventions with commercially sexually exploited girls in three countries 
  • Sanny Mulubale:  Research stories of HIV therapeutic citizenship in Zambia 
  • Mvikeli Ncube: Exploring the narrated experiences of identical twins 
  • Siyanda Ndlovu: Narratives of blackness: questioning boundaries of time and space 
  • Chrysanthi Nigianni: Rethinking 'queer': a film-philosophy project 
  • Maria Papadima: Debates on child sexual abuse and trauma: examining the meaning of 'victim', blame and responsibility 
  • Denise Proudfoot: Narratives of HIV positive women in Ireland (with University of Bath) 
  • Desiree Saddik: Narratives of expert witnesses (with University of Essex) 
  • Mary Sutton: Sanctuary, support and solidarity: refugees' experiences with church communities  
  • Sally Sales: Open adoption: controversy, conflict & contradiction 
  • Nicola Samson: Narratives of belonging: life histories of women in East London post Second World War 
  • Linda Sandino: Making concordance: encounters with narrative research and oral history in the visual arts 
  • Fernando Stratico: (at UCE and UEL): Identity in artists' autobiographical narratives 
  • Helen Taylor: The view from here: Cypriot refugees and the meaning of home in the metropolitan context of London 
  • Anthea Williams: Priests in the making or priests already? Life stories of candidates for ordination in the Church of England 
  • Candida Yates: Masculine jealousy on film 
  • Diana Yeh: Re-imagining (British)-Chineseness: the politics and poetics of art and migration in diaspora space. 
  • Tahir Zaman: The noble sanctuary: interpreting Islamic traditions of asylum in the contemporary world