Biography

Before joining the University of Chester as a Senior Lecturer in 2005, I taught in primary schools, both Key Stage One and Two, Nursery and in Special Schools. My research interest was initially located in the field of Early Childhood and focused on how the youngest children represented their thinking. In recent years, I have been involved in research with marginalised groups, including work with homeless people. I have an interest in qualitative, creative and artistic research methodologies, and enjoy exploring these ideas ...

Institutional profile

I am interested in exploring the everyday lived experiences of marginalised people and have recently completed a five-year ethnographic study of chronically homeless people. A feminist philosophical examination of the experiences of women living on the streets, is of particular interest. The theory of the cut-up, is an area of work which I am keen to explore further, in how research may be represented. This approach formed part of a publication about homelessness and I feel has great potential for further use: Moran, P., ...