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PhD Students

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Gary Clapton Senior Lecturer adoption and fostering,fathers and fatherhood,children and families social work practice,moral panics 2.28 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3903
Viviene Cree Emerita Professor of Social Work Studies gender and social work,social work history,social work profession,research with children,reflexivity in research,Feminist research practice,Diaspora,Migration & Transnationalism B.28 
19 George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3894
Ariane Critchley Child protection, Working in partnership with young people,Children and Young People,,Kinship and motherhood,social work,Children and childhood,Childbearing,Perinatal care and support
Karen Dargo Student Support Officer - Sociology and Social Work G.04 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1306
John Devaney Centenary Chair of Social Work Child protection,Child Welfare,Domestic and gender based violence,Social work interventions 2.30 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 5363
Daniela Duff gender mainstreaming,International theory,Human rights,Feminism,Global south,Migration and development,Ghana,Social Policy,women's movements,poverty,social protection,Elder,gender equality,Innovative Research Methods,Sustainability  +44 (0)7379 107 288
Carol Duncan Child protection,Looked After Children,Family support,Birth family contact,Children's Hearings System,Decision-making
Sarah Golightley Mad Studies,Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice,Therapeutic Communities,Young People in Care,Social Policy,Domestic Abuse,Feminism,Intersectionality,Peer research,Peer Support,Homelessness,Narrative Inquiry,Disability Studies,Queer Studies,Trans Studies,Qualitative Research Methods,Critical Pedagogy,Service User Research  Sarah.Golightley [at]
Jackie Gulland Lecturer in Social Work Rights,Law and Regulation,welfare systems,gender and public policy,disability,Social History,Socio-legal,Social care 2.09 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 8256
Rania Hamad Criminal Justice,Hate Crime,Prejudice,Restorative Justice,Effective Interventions,Gender and Crime,Criminology,Social Work practice
Sumeet Jain Senior Lecturer in Social Work; International Director, School of Social and Political Science community mental health,culture and health,ethnography,well being,South Asia,'global mental health' 2.29 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 651 1463
No Photo Jan McClory Teaching Fellow 2.08 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3913
Bethany Jennings International Social Work,Sex Work,gender,Low income employment,Bangladesh
No Photo Salim Kaya fathers and fatherhood,Adult-child relations/interactions,Parenting,Sociology of Religion
Steve Kirkwood Senior Lecturer in Social Work; Postgraduate Advisor for Social Work; Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Criminal Justice,Restorative Justice,Asylum,Discourse Analysis,Identity,Refugees 2.22 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 6646
Zain Kurdi Research Fellow Longitudinal Analysis,Mixed methods research in social sciences,Child protection,Violence Prevention,Quantitative Methods in Social Research,Quantitative analysis of large-scale surveys,Quantitative Research,International Child Protection,Social Epidemiology,Monitoring and Evaluation,Public health 4.30 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 1587
No Photo Deepa Kuriachan
Yukti Lamba Children's Rights,Adult-child relations/interactions,Child protection,Children and Young People
Pearse McCusker Senior Lecturer in Social Work Mental Health,Adult Safeguarding,Critical Mindfulness,Critical pedagogy,Participatory Action Research,Social Work Law and Ethics 2.23 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)7793 403082
Avril McIvor Senior Teaching Fellow 2.21 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 6511486
Franziska Meinck Lecturer Violence against Children,Sexual and Gender-Based Violence,Intervention Research,Violence Prevention,Child Abuse,Families and HIV,HIV/AIDS,Violence Measurement,Parenting Programmes 2.02 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 1785
Mary Mitchell Lecturer Participation,Childhood and Youth Studies,Child Welfare,social work interventions,families,Reimagining Outcomes,repositioning positions of power,looked after children,Community social work,Recognition Theory in social work practice 2.02 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6511530
Eve Mullins social work profession,sexual offending,effective practice skills,social constructionism
Hadijah Mwenyango refugees/migration and displacement;,Women's Health,Children's Rights,Risk and vulnerability,Social Work Service Provision  +44 7786536924
Victor Paz Oliva residential child care,social pedagogy,Education and social change
George Palattiyil Senior Lecturer | MSW Programme Director HIV and AIDS,asylum seekers and refugees,Human rights,surrogacy and cross border reproductive services,international social work and social development,diversity and marginalisation,migration, social inclusion and citizenship 2.24 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3907
Autumn Roesch-Marsh Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Decision making,gender,Social Work education,Social Work,children and families social work practice,Participation,social pedagogy,Empathy,Care experience,Relationship-based practice,Risk,organizations and institutions 2.08 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3870
Sarah Rose emotional resilience,Well-being,social workers,adult services,organisational culture
Pascal Rudin Children's Rights,'global mental health',ADHD,Family,Education,discourse analysis
Jennifer Simpson The use of mobile technologies by Looked After Children to contact members of their social network
Lorraine Waterhouse Professor of Social Work (Emeritus)
Bill Whyte Professor Emeritus; Honorary Professorial Fellow; formerly Professor of Social Work Studies in Criminal and Youth Justice