Doctor Rosalind Willis

Dr Rosalind Willis

 BSc MSc PhD
Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Ethnicity
  • Ageing
  • Dementia

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Rosalind Willis is a Social Gerontologist with a background in Psychology. Rosalind teaches and conducts research in the fields of ethnicity, care and support, and dementia. Originally from the Republic of Ireland, her experience as a migrant to Britain has informed the way she approaches research on ethnicity and culture. Rosalind conducts both qualitative and quantitative research. From 2020-2023 she was the Director of the Graduate School in the Faculty of Social Sciences. She is the Director of  PGT Programmes in the Department of Gerontology. Rosalind was Treasurer of the British Society of Gerontology (2013-2017).