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Doctor Lizzie Reed

Dr Lizzie Reed

 BA (hons), MA, FHEA, PhD
Lecturer Sociology/Social Policy

Research interests

  • Queer theory and methodologies
  • Queer lives and intimate relationships
  • LGBTQ community, identity and culture

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Elizabeth Reed is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Southampton. She is a cultural sociologist whose research and writing focuses on LGBTQ personal life, families, contemporary childhood, and the role of media and cultural representations in identity-making.

Lizzie’s research explores LGBTQ lives, queer families, kinship, everyday life, childhood, and media representation and identity-making.