Families and the life course

This research cluster ties together extensive expertise on contemporary families, parenting and grandparenting with a wide range of work on the life course, in relation to understandings of older age, adulthood and youth.

Research areas

Our research covers a range of topics which relate to parenting and families, later life, generation and ageing, and youth transitions and cultures.

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Professor Rachel Brooks

Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean, Research and Innovation (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

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Dr Venetia Evergeti

Principal Teaching Fellow and Director of Learning and Teaching

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Professor Andrew King

Head of Department of Sociology, Professor of Sociology

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Anastasia Loukianov

Postgraduate Research Student

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Dr Alexander Seal

Associate Dean (International) and Associate Professor

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Dr Peter Hemming

Senior Lecturer in Sociology

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Dr Robyn Muir

Lecturer in Media and Communications