Mr Samuel Lawton

  • Tutor in Sociology (Sociology)

Biography

I am an ESRC-funded PhD researcher studying Bisexuality from an interdisciplinary perspective, drawing on sociological, feminist and queer approaches.

I completed an MRes in Equality and Human Rights here at Glasgow, as well as BSc (Hons) Psychology  at Bath Spa University. Both my undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations focussed on Asexuality.

I am pleased to be a Tutor in the Department of Sociology, School of Social and Political Sciences here at the University of Glasgow, teaching Sociology 1A & 1B, Qualitative Methods and Quantitative Methods.

Research interests

  • The Sociology of Sexuality
  • Bisexuality
  • Asexuality
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Masculinities
  • Queer Theory
  • Prejudice, Discrimination and Stigma
  • Postmodernism

Publications

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Number of items: 2.

Articles

Engelberg, J., Lawton, S. and Shaw, J. (2021) The futile search for ‘physiological evidence’ of male bisexuality: a response to Jabbour et al. (2020). Psychology of Sexualities Review, 12(2),

Book Reviews

Lawton, S. (2021) Bisexuality, Religion and Spirituality: Critical Perspectives. Psychology of Sexualities Review, 12(2), [Book Review]

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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

I have supervised projects on the following degree programmes:

MSc Global Mental Health

MSc International Journalism

MRes Equality and Human Rights

MA Sociology

 

Teaching

Modules that I Teach on:

Sociology 1A: Self & Society

Sociology 1B: Critical Research in Contemporary Societies

Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences

Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

Teaching Experience

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.