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Dr Caroline Miller

Keele Management School

Tel: 01782 733111

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Research Institute: Public Policy and Management

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/kms/staff/miller/

Specialist Areas: The reasons why women who are interested in starting up in business often fail to succeed; the process of start-up; entrepreneurship.

Dr Emma Head

Sociology and Criminology

Tel: 01782 733898

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/sspp/people/staff/emmahead/

Specialist Areas: Family studies; motherhood and lone motherhood; paid work, unpaid work and care; research methods and ethics.

Dr Lydia Martens

Sociology and Criminology

Tel: 01782 734125

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/sspp/people/staff/lydiamartens/

Specialist Areas: Consumption (broadly defined to include public and private practices); consumer culture in late modernity; domestic life and domestic relations; feminism, gender and consumption, commercialisation around hygiene and cleanliness; children and adults in consumer culture; everyday domestic knowledge and practices; the consumption and production of food; certainty and uncertainty in consumption and consumer culture; qualitative research, visual data and innovation in research practice.

Dr Matthew Brannan

Keele Management School

Tel: 01782 733610

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Research Institute: Public Policy and Management

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/kms/staff/brannan/

Specialist Areas: Financial service industry, misconduct at work, changing economic landscape and the growth of service and white collar work; call centre work, new forms of work and working patterns; gender in the workplace; flirting in the workplace, female managers and career progression.

Professor Miriam Bernard

Public Policy and Professional Practice

Tel: 01782 734067

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/sspp/people/staff/miriambernard/

Specialist Areas: New and healthy lifestyles in old age; women\'s lives as they age; intergenerational relationships; environmental gerontology/retirement communities; ageing, creativity and the arts.

Dr Mary Corcoran

Sociology and Criminology

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/sspp/people/staff/marycorcoran/

Specialist Areas: Political imprisonment and release; women and imprisonment; volunteering and voluntary sector in criminal justice; privatisation in criminal justice.

Dr Monica Mookherjee

Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

Tel: 01782 733213

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Research Institute: Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment

Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/spire/staff/mookherjee/

Specialist Areas: European feminist philosophy, multicultural political theory, ethics and political philosophy, multiculturalism, human rights, globalisation.

Professor Alex Sharpe

Law

Tel: 01782 733528

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/law/staff/academicstaff/alexsharpe/

Specialist Areas: Gender, sexuality and the law (with a particular focus on transgender and the law); legal history; social and legal theory.

Dr Kristen Brill

Humanities (History)

Tel: 01782 733201

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/history/people/kristenbrill/

Specialist Areas: American history, social and cultural history of the nineteenth-century American South, gender, race and women.

Professor Susan Bruce

Humanities (English)

Tel: 01782 734119

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/english/people/susanbruce/

Specialist Areas: English Literature, Literature, Television (medical drama), Feminism, Women, Gender, Utopias, Dystopias.

Dr Rebecca Bowler

Humanities (English)

Tel: 01782 733017

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/english/people/rebeccabowler/

Specialist Areas: Twentieth century British fiction, modernism, modernist aesthetics, textual editing, women writers, Literary Impressionism, twentieth century food, food in literature, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair, Ford Madox Ford, H.D.

Dr Rachel Adcock

Humanities (English)

Tel: 01782 733144

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/english/people/racheladcock/

Specialist Areas: Seventeenth-century literature, women\'s writing, dissent and activism, religion, English Revolution, memory, John Bunyan, Aphra Behn, textual editing.