Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

Our research students

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Discover the research students in the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

Our research students investigate a broad range of exciting topics and are supervised by our academic staff.

To visit an individual research student's profile and find their contact details, please click on the links below:

Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)

Camilla Giambonini
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Sarah Hammad
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Greta Kaluzeviciute
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Ask me about: Case study method; Systematic case studies; Clinical case studies; Psychotherapy process research; Epistemology in psychotherapy; The process of diagnosis; Research ethics; Social media impact on psychotherapy Research interests: Psychotherapy research; Case study methodology; Psychoanalytic psychotherapy; Evidence-based research; The process of diagnosis; Social media impact on psychotherapy; Research ethics
Efsevia Koutantou
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Assistant Lecturer (Blended Learning), Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Ask me about: Subjectivity research; Narrative Research in Psychosocial Studies; Youth and Crisis; Psychosocial Approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic; Psychosocial Research with populations in socio-economic and health crises; Group Analysis and Family Therapy; Psychoanalysis and Theatre Practice Research interests: Subjectivity Research; Narrative Research in Psychosocial Studies; Youth and Crisis; Lacanian psychoanalysis; Group Analysis and Family Therapy
Yonathan Listik
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Maximilian Maher
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Adam Neikirk
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Daniela Peruzzo
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Nicolae Radulescu
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Lucy Taylor
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Oyku Turker
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

Research students

Ahmad Almutairi
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Snigdha Asirvatham
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Louise Austin
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Antje Barber
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
John Boyle
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Gillian Brown
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Stefano Carpani
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Barbara Cerminara
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Songah Chae
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Yu-Han Chen
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Stephen Claffey
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Briony Clarke
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Maria Connolly
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Alexander Dalziel
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Halima Daniels
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Mehmet Demir
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Christos Dimitriadis
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Shireen Dossa
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Karla Elizondo De La Garza
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Yunlan Fang
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Apostolos Fournaris
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Camilla Giambonini
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
William Gomes
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Jinghui Guo
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Natalie Hadlow-Wood
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Sarah Hall
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Sarah Hammad
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Medina Horne
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Raymond Ingram
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Libby Johnston
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Krisztian Kalasz
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Akos Kormanyos
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Efsevia Koutantou
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Ask me about: Subjectivity research; Narrative Research in Psychosocial Studies; Youth and Crisis; Psychosocial Approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic; Psychosocial Research with populations in socio-economic and health crises; Group Analysis and Family Therapy; Psychoanalysis and Theatre Practice Research interests: Subjectivity Research; Narrative Research in Psychosocial Studies; Youth and Crisis; Lacanian psychoanalysis; Group Analysis and Family Therapy
Robert Langan
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Jane Langley
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Donna Lee
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Aimee Lockwood
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Maximilian Maher
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Federica Micoli
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Luis Moris
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Harriet Mossop
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Rohan Naidoo
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Naoko Nakamura
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
James Norris
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Martina Paglia
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Daniela Peruzzo
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Deborah Phung
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Elaine Quaile
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Sofie Qwarnstroem
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Julian Schuller
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Sulagna Sengupta
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Ask me about: Jung and India ; Culture, psyche, myths. Gender and society ; Indian philosophy & Indian literature; Anima and animus, individuation; Archival research ; Group Relations ; The Ramayana
Rinat Shemesh
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Rui Shi
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Ekta Srivastava
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Lucy Taylor
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Oyku Turker
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Konstantinos Vlachakis
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Yichi Zhang
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Yu Zhao
Postgraduate Research Student, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Contact us
Contact us
Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 873640