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Dr Jamie Lawson

Dr Jamie Lawson

Dr Jamie Lawson
BA(Dunelm.), MSc(Dunelm.), PhD(St.And.)

Senior Teaching Associate

Area of research

(Queer) sexual subcultures

43 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1UU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 1188

Research summary

A queer anthroppologist, my major research interest is in sex and sexuality, with a specific focus on sexual minorities and sexual subcultures. I have worked on sex and sexuality using a variety of methodologies including qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods. Most recently, I have been involved in the Art of Relationships project at the OU, using a novel methodology (visual matrix) to evaluate the use of art as a pathway to impact, and have completed an interview-based study into the culture and history of the Puppy Play community. My book, a queer history for 12+ year olds titled "Rainbow Revolutions ...

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After obtaining a BA in Archaeology and Anthropology and an MSc in Evolutionary Anthropology from the Unversity of Durham, I headed north to St Andrews to obtain a PhD in Psychology. After an initial teaching post in the School of Psychology, Royal Holloway I returned to my original home in Durham's Anthropology Department as a Teaching Fellow. After a few years honing my pedagocial and research skills there, I moved to Bristol to take up a Teaching Fellowhship in Anthropology. Having begun my research career in the evolutionary end of anthropology, I have now journeyed into a queerer, more ...

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