Mr Samuel Lawton

  • Tutor in Sociology (Sociology)

Biography

I am an ESRC-funded PhD researcher studying bisexuality from an interdisciplinary perspective. I previously completed a Masters of Research Degree in Equality and Human Rights as well as Bachelor of Science in Psychology, where both of my dissertations focussed on bsexuality. With over two years of teaching experience in both psychology and sociology, I am pleased to be a tutor in the Department of Sociology, teaching reasearch methods to pre-honours students. 

Research interests

  • The sociology of sexuality
  • Bisexuality
  • Asexuality
  • Gender
  • Masculinities
  • Queer Theory
  • Prejudice, Discrimination and Stigma
  • Postmodernism

Grants

Co-investigator - ISRF Flexible Grants for Small Groups: Bisexuality Today: Understanding Attitudes, Protective Factors, and Risk Factors for an Often Invisible Sexual Minority. Independent Social Research Foundation. Record of grant

ESRC Open Competition PhD Studentship funding: Sexual Prejudice Against Bisexual Men: Barriers to Initiating and Maintaining Relationships. 2017-2021 Record of Grant Grant Number: 1972004

Supervision

Jenna Wallace - MSc Global Mental Health

Teaching

Tutor - Nuffield Research Placements 2021 Glasgow Q-Step Centre, University of Glasgow. 

Tutor - Intercultural Understanding and Emotional Resilience Microcredential Course 2021 (Online) at the University of Glasgow

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences (Honours-level) 2019-2021 at  the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow.

Tutor (Cover) - Research Design (PGT) 2019 at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow.

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences (Honours-level) 2019-2020 at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow. 

Academic Assistant - Open University Psychology Summer School 2013-2014.