Meet the people behind the research

The Centre for Intimate and Sexual Citizenship is home to academic experts and dedicated professionals at the forefront of research in this area.
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"CISC is at the forefront of engaging with complex dimensions of social research on sexualities and intimate life, delving into intensely private and sensitive topics, requiring engagement with ethical and political issues." 
Dr Laurie James-Hawkins Deputy director centre for intimate and sexual citizenship

Our director

Professor Sanja Bahun

Member

Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex

Professor Ilaria Boncori

Member

Essex Pathways, University of Essex

Dr Boroka Bo

Member

Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Professor Diana Bullen Presciutti

Member

School of Philosophy and Art History, University of Essex

Professor Shohini Chaudhuri

Member

Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex

 Lucia Collen

Member

School of Health and Social Care, University of Essex

Professor Pamela Cox

Member

Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Dr Isabel Crowhurst

Member

Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Dr Katerina Hadjimatheou

Member

Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Professor Sandya Hewamanne

Member

Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Professor Elisabeth Kelan

Member

Essex Business School, University of Essex

Dr Veronica Lamarche

Member

Department of Pyschology, University of Essex

Dr Carolyn Laubender

Member

Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex

Dr Matt Lodder

Member

School of Philosophy and Art History, University of Essex

Dr Anna Di Ronco

Member

Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Dr Julie Walsh

Member

Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex

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Centre for Intimate and Sexual Citizenship University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ
Department of Sociology University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 873333