Dr Lauren Stentiford
Lecturer in Education
+44 (0) 1392 724840
North Cloisters NC137
North Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK
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I am a Lecturer in Education, having joined the Graduate School of Education in 2018. My research interests centre on the themes of gender, social class, disability and inequality in education, which I study from a sociological perspective. I gained my PhD at Exeter in 2017. My thesis explored young women’s experiences whilst studying either a male-dominated STEM or female-dominated arts/humanities discipline at a high-performing British university, with a particular focus on their negotiations of academic achievement. This was an ESRC funded project which adopted a qualitative longitudinal case study design.
After gaining my PhD, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher on a number of internally and externally funded research projects being conducted within the Graduate School of Education. These projects have had a variety of foci, but all concern themes of inclusion/exclusion in compulsory and higher education. I have a particular interest in qualitative research methods, including biographical interviews, focus group interviews, and diary methods. I am also trained in systematic literature review methodology and have conducted and published quantitative and qualitative systematic reviews.
2017: PhD Education, University of Exeter (ESRC funded)
2013: MSc Educational Research, University of Exeter
2010: BA Sociology, University of Exeter
2020: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
2017: Stage 1 & 2 LTHE, University of Exeter
I have been/ am currently PI on the following externally funded projects:
2013-2016: ESRC+3 PhD Studentship - 'Femininity, academic discipline and achievement: Women undergraduates’ accounts whilst studying either a STEM or arts/humanities discipline at a high-performing British university'
2019-20: British Academy/Leverhulme Trust - 'The gendered schooling experiences of young women identified with SEN'
Publications by category
Publications by year
- SSI2001 - Learning from Work Experience in Social Sciences
- SSI3017 - Learning from Work Experience in the Social Sciences