Prof Sue Heath

Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean for Postgraduate Research

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Sue Heath is a Professor of Sociology and, since September 2020, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Research in the Faculty of Humanities. She is a former co-director of the Morgan Centre for Research into Everyday Lives and was Deputy Associate Dean for Postgraduate Research between 2018 and 2020. Sue joined the University of Manchester in September 2010, having previously worked at the University of Southampton since 1998, where she was co-director of two ESRC Research Centres: the National Centre for Research Methods and the Centre for Population Change. Sue started her lecturing career in the Sociology Department at Manchester in the mid-1990s, and before that she worked as a researcher in various posts around the North West. Sue was an undergraduate at the University of Bristol, and studied for her PhD at Lancaster University. She is an Elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the National Centre for Social Research in November 2017.

External positions

Trustee, National Centre for Social Research (NatCen)

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Education / academic qualifications

  • 1994 - Doctor of Philosophy, Applied Social Science and Educational Research, Lancaster University (1990 - 1994)
  • 1987 - Bachelor of Science, Social Administration, University of Bristol (1984 - 1987)

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