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Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Anglia Ruskin University

Dr Craig Owen is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. His research draws on critical psychology and sociology. His PhD research focused on the performance of masculinities in capoeira and Latin and ballroom dance classes. Currently, he is collaborating on research projects that explore the negotiation of gender identities in different social contexts. Recent publications and co-authored works include: How do men’s magazines talk about penises? (Journal of Health Psychology), ‘Pra homem, menino e mulher’?: Problematizing the gender inclusivity discourse in capoeira (International Review for the Sociology of Sport), A poststructuralist-informed inclusive masculinity theory (Journal of Gender Studies), Dance diversity on YouTube (Palgrave Handbook of Masculinity and Sport), and How do girls' magazines talk about breasts? (Feminism and Psychology).


  • 2019–2020
    Senior lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2015–2018
    Dr, St. Mary's University


  • 2014 
    University of Bath , PhD