Bethany Robertson

PhD Researcher in the Department of Sociology, University of York

Bethany is a PhD researcher in the Department of Sociology at the University of York. Her PhD explores women’s experiences of farming land and livestock in the UK today to understand the negotiation of gender and to consider how the identity of a farmer has changed. Her wider research interests include human/animal relations, specifically livestock, pet-keeping and identity work.


  • –present
    PhD student in Sociology specialising in gender and animal relations in agriculture, University of York


  • 2016 
    University of York, MA Social Research