Lecturer in Social Sciences, University of Bristol

Background: I have a degree in Psychology, an MSc in Applied Psychology and PhD in Human Geography. I have worked in community organisations and held various research and teaching positions in universities across England and Wales.

Research interests: mental health, ageing, ethnicity, religion (esp Muslims in the UK), gender and place, inequalities, racism and representation in HE

I have designed and delivered a randomised controlled trial for a brief intervention to patients who present with self harm and suicidal ideation at mental health services across Carmarthenshire. Findings from the project entitled SWISH (Social support and Wellbeing Intervention following Self Harm) can be found following my research details.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences, Swansea University