Tag Archives: PhD

April 03

Motivated

Just a note really to say that I am feeling motivated and positive. Living with Complex PTSD has been absolute hell at times, and it’s taken me a long time to begin to process my feelings. Leaving academia has been hard too and I have had a grieving process for the journey I thought my […]

March 15

Consultancy work

Hi everyone, I am back on this blog and excited to announce that I have launched my own business. I will be releasing a website in due course but can take enquiries through the blog, email and twitter. After gaining my Ph.D and lecturing for 6 years I have decided to combine my interests in […]

July 14

Maria with the Red Hair

After I left sixth form, my dad died. After my undergraduate, my husband was in a coma in intensive care. And after getting my Ph.D we have had lots of family health problems and other traumas to contend with. Academia has been the last thing on my mind, and I certainly have a lot of […]

September 10

Revelations and the Researcher

¬†(Picture of performer¬†Delilah Jones). I first went to university in 2002 to study Philosophy at a Redbrick. I hated it. I danced at the same time and dropped out 18 months in. There is no way in hell I could have completed that degree. My father died a week before I started uni, and everything […]

December 06

Blurred Lines: The Contested Nature of Sex Work in a Changing Social Landscape, Graduate Journal of Social Science, Vol 11. No. 2

Our guest edition is finally here!! Led by Laura Connelly, our authors, peer reviewers, copy editors and editors at large have put together a brilliant open-access journal on sex work. Please read and share as widely as you can, via your social media, email lists etc. Thank you for all your help and support with […]

September 23

Dr Gemma Ahearne

Dr. Gemma Ahearne My main research interests are the sex industry, women in prison, organized crime groups (OCG’s). I welcome contact from any prospective students or research partners. I love both research and teaching, and aim to use innovative exciting methods in both the research field and my pedagogical approach. My aim is to break […]