Reader in Sociology, Durham University

Sam is a career sociologist, specialising in rural sociology, qualitative research, social theory and the sociology of education. She publishes and teaches in all of these fields. Her background and training are in sociology (BA, PhD Warwick), she has worked at the universities of Lancaster, Keele and Nottingham and she is Series Editor of Studies in Qualitative Methodology (Emerald).


  • 2014–present
    Reader in Sociology, Durham University, UK