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Sarah Golightley

Sarah Golightley
Name
Sarah Golightley
Title
Organisation
Social Work School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
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Research Interests
Sociological Theory, Mad Studies, Critical Disability Studies, Critical Psychology, Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice, Therapeutic Communities, Boarding Schools, Young People in Care, Social Policy, LGBT, Transgender, Domestic Abuse, Feminism, Intersectionality, Peer research, Peer Support, Homelessness, Narrative Inquiry
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/social_work/sarah_golightley

PROVISIONAL PHD TITLE
Therapeutic Boarding Schools in the USA: Narratives of Former Students 

PHD SUPERVISORS
Prof Viv Cree, Dr Autumn Roesch-Marsh and Dr Sumeet Jain

PUBLICATIONS
BOOK CHAPTERS
Tosh, J. and Golightley, S.  (2016) 'The Caring Professions, Not So Caring?: An Analysis of Bullying and Emotional Distress in the Academy', in Burstow, B. (eds.) Psychiatry Interrogated: An Institutional Ethnography. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 143-160.

MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
Golightley, S. (2016) 'Disabling Madness: Disrupting the mind-body divide', Asylum Magazine: The Magazine for a Democratic Psychiatry, Special Issue: Mad Studies Comes of Age (Part 1), 23(4), PCCS Books, Winter 2016.

Golightley, S. (2014) 'Demand homes not jails: queer homelessness is being criminalized', openDemocracy, 19 March.

Golightley, S. (2014) 'Why Campaign for LGBTQ Divorce?', The Occupied Times of London, 25 March.

CREATIVE WRITING/POETRY
Golightley, S. (2017) 'dlrow' & 'CV Template, Disability 2.0', in Alland, S., Barokka, K. & Sluman, D. (eds.) Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back. Rugby, UK: Nine Arches Press, pp. 77-81.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Golightley, S. (2016) 'Disabling Madness: Disrupting Mind Body Dichotomies', Disability Studies Conference. Lancaster, UK, 8 September, University of Lancaster.

Golightley, S. (2014) 'Transforming Survival - Transgender People’s Access to Domestic Violence Refuges', Transgender Europe Conference. Budapest, Hungary, 3 May, TGEU.

Golightley, S. (2014) 'Transforming Survival - Transgender People’s Access to Domestic Violence Shelters', Trans* Literate Symposium. New York, NY, 29-30 March, Psychotherapy Center for Gender and Sexuality, Hunter College CUNY.

Golightley, S. (2012) 'Transforming Survival - Transgender People’s Access to Domestic Violence Refuges', Social Work Action Network Conference. Liverpool, UK, 31 March, Liverpool Hope University.

EDUCATION
2017- MScR Social Work - Distinction, University of Edinburgh
2013- MA Social Work - Distinction, University of Sussex
2009- BA Sociology (Minor Psychology), McGill University

AWARDS
2016- 2020 Economic Social Research Council Studentship, University of Edinburgh
2008- Dean of Arts Development Fund Internship Award, McGill University

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
Social Worker, Scottish Social Services Council

ACADEMIC PROFILES
Academia.edu
ResearchGate
ORCID
LinkedIn

* Please note that I am currently a PhD student so I am NOT able to supervise other PhD students.