Stephen Burrell

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology, Durham University

Dr Stephen Burrell is an early career researcher in the Department of Sociology and Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse at Durham University. His work focuses on men, masculinities and violence, and he completed his PhD on work with men and boys to end men's violence against women in 2019. He is currently undertaking an Economic and Social Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship which is exploring the role that the business sector can play in preventing violence and abuse and building gender equality. He also recently completed a project with Professor Nicole Westmarland and Sandy Ruxton for the Government Equalities Office on the impacts of masculine gender norms in the UK and engaging with men and boys about them.


  • 2019–2020
    Assistant Professor (Research), Durham University