Amanda Joined Nottingham University Business School as a Lecturer in Public Services Management in September 2013. Amanda is a Sociologist with a special interest in applying social theory to real world policy development and delivery. Following completion of her doctorate (University of Nottingham, 2005) Amanda worked at a number of leading policy research centres including the Centre for Research in Social Policy (Loughborough University) and the International Centre for Governance and Public Management (University of Warwick). During this time her research focused on a range of policy issues including health and social care, local government delivery, the development and sustainability of partnerships and networks, public service and policy reform programmes and infrastructure renewal.
Amanda is also a member of the Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL), Nottingham University Business School.
Her research interests include Public Service Management, identity, collaborative governance, decision making, deliberative processes, campaigning & social movements