Andrew Dixon

Senior Lecturer in Sociology

School of Social Sciences

Andrew teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the School of Social Sciences. He is presently the study abroad tutor for the School.

Andrew’s current teaching interests include: human rights – theory practice and politics, restorative justice, globalization, economy and society, contemporary social policies and qualitative research methods.

Andrew has had research responsibilities in the (former) Division of Housing and Community Studies. His research interests have included: housing in later life and ethnicity; the incidence and distribution of housing in poor condition; and housing provision, demography and environmental change.

An experienced course developer and manager at undergraduate level, Andrew has been the course director of a suite of major/minor undergraduate housing awards: he has held the position of subject leader for Housing. Andrew was a contributor to the QAA Housing Studies subject benchmark statement. Andrew has worked as a second supervisor with PhD students in the (former) Faculty of the built Environment.

Andrew has participated in research funded by the European Union and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Present fields of interest centre on: human rights and housing; environmental justice and city-society interconnections.

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