School of Sociology and Social Policy

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Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences



Sarah-Jane is a sociologist of religion, specialising in gender and sexuality. After working at Aston University for over a decade, she joined the University of Nottingham as an Associate Lecturer in 2023. She is currently working on projects related to abortion attitudes and anti-abortion activism, abuse in religious contexts pertaining to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, and school protests in relation to sex education teaching. Previously, she completed a PhD on clergy motherhood and Anglican clergy husbands at the University of Nottingham and undertook various postdoctoral positions at Durham University and the University of Nottingham respectively. Between 2009-2011, She worked on the large grant, Religion, Youth and Sexuality: A Multi-faith Exploration, with Professor Andrew Yip and Dr Michael Keenan. Utilising a mixed methods approach, this research focused on 18- to 25-year-olds from a variety of religious backgrounds in order to understand attitudes and practices around sexuality.

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