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Eva Duncanson

Eva Duncanson
Name
Eva Duncanson
Title
Organisation
Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh Scotland
Telephone
E-Mail
Research Interests
Feminism, Sex Work, Digital Sociology, Sex & Gender, Intimate Relationships, Intimacy, Online Relationships, Affordances, Co-presence, Violence Against Women
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/sociology/eva_duncanson

PhD Title

To Re-examine the Relationship Between Co-presence and Intimacy: Boundaries, Authenticity and Identity in Commercial Webcamming

Qualifications

Politics MA   2014-2018   University of Edinburgh

Sociology MScR   2018-2019   University of Edinburgh

Sociology PhD   2019-current   University of Edinburgh

Research

My PhD involves expanding the research I conducted on the development and maintenance of intimate relationships in digital worlds, with a focus on the webcam industry. In my thesis I will discuss how relationships are established through commercial webcamming and the role of technological affordances in intimacy creation. I will also examine the ways in which boundaries are developed and maintained in this online environment and the impact this has on communication offline.

Supervision

Professor Lynn Jamieson

Dr Holly Davis

Dr Angus Bancroft

Experience

I currently work as a research assiatant for the CSO-funded research project “Understanding and reducing the psychosocial impact of Coronavirus social distancing and behavioural changes on families of care home residents in Scotland.

I work a freelance writer covering topics such as sex tech, AI, online behaviour and online sex work. I also take on freelance work opportunities including sensitivity reading, consultancy and teaching.