Research Associate - infant feeding, smoking, stigma, class, identity, Cardiff University

Cardiff University 2007 – 2011
ESRC funded PhD Social Policy. Supervisors: Profs Mark Drakeford and Gareth Williams

Cardiff University 2006-2007
MSc Social Science Research Methods (Pass)

Cardiff University 2003-2006
BSc (Econ) Criminology & Social Policy (First Class Hons)

Empirical study of:

o Service user experiences of health care, particularly in relation to the early years, children and young people
o Health behaviour during pregnancy and parental health behaviour; mothers experiences of stigmatised choices
o Health, wellbeing and identity
o ‘Deviant’ motherhoods
- Smoking and smoking cessation
- waterpipe smoking
- infant feeding (breastfeeding)

Experience

  • –present
    Research Associate - infant feeding, smoking, stigma, class, identity, Cardiff University

Education

  • 2011 
    Cardiff University, PhD