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School of Social and Political Science: Graduate school


Poppy Gerrard-Abbott

Poppy Gerrard-Abbott
Poppy Gerrard-Abbott
Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh UK
Research Interests
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, Criminal Justice, Feminist Research, Gender and Sexuality, Gender Policy

PhD Title

Secondary victimisation: reporting sexual harrassment and violence in UK women's workplaces


Professor Lynn Jamieson, Sociology

Dr Claire Houghton, Social Policy

Academic Qualifications

MA Sociology, University of Essex

BA Humanities (Hons), University of Essex, Univerzita Karlova v Praze


PhD Sociology: sexual violence in UK universities (in progress)

EmilyTest Gender Based Violence (GBV) Charter for Scottish Universities & Colleges

Data-Driven Innovation: Women in Data 

Mental Health & Peer Support

The Consumption of Pornography among UK Sixth-Form Students

Lad Culture in British Universities 

Academic Awards

Gray Scholarship, University of Edinburgh

Coaching for Academic Success Masters' scholarship, University of Essex

Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities Best Dissertation Prize, University of Essex

Recent work Experience

Prinicipal Researcher, EmilyTest

University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science Tutor/Instructor: Sociology of Sex Work, Sociology of Intoxication, Gender in the Contemporary World, Fundamentals: Developing Sociological Imagination, Sociological Research Design

Private tutoring (including dissertation projects to completion)

Women in Data lead, Data-Driven Innovation

Sociology teacher, Sutton Trust summer school

Peer Support Officer, Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families

Peer Designer, Mind, the mental health charity

Housing Negotiator, University of Essex Students' Union

Supervisor, University of Essex Students' Union

Writer/Editor, Charles University in Prague International Iforum