PhD (Nottingham), PGCHE (Nottingham)
Associate Professor in Public Policy and Management
Department: Strategy and International Business
Centre/Institute: Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning
+44 (0) 115 9515487
C34 (North Building, Jubilee Campus)
Amanda is an Associate Professor in Public Policy and Management. Following completion of her PhD (University of Nottingham, School of Sociology and Social Policy, 2005) she worked at a number of internationally renowned policy centres including the Centre for Research in Social Policy (Loughborough University) and the International Centre for Governance and Public Management (University of Warwick).
Amanda is a sociologist by training and she applies sociological theory to the analysis of public policy. In particular, her research explores policy dialogues including the interactions between stakeholders and the construction of policy narratives that influence the practice of policy decision-making. She has presented at international conferences such as the International Sociological Association and convened sessions at the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). Amanda has published in a wide range of international journals including Social Science and Medicine, Public Policy and Administration, Public Management Review and Sociology of Health and Illness.
Amanda is a member of the Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning
), Nottingham University Business School and is a committee member for the Joint Universities Council and the Public Administration Committee.
Areas of Expertise
Sociology, public policy, qualitative research, network analysis, policy decision-making, co-production, stakeholder engagement, public services management, frame analysis, decentred theory and collaborative governance.