- Sarah Stopforth
- Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh UK
- Research Interests
- Sociology of Education, Social Stratification, Cultural Capital, Quantitative Analysis
The Relationship Between Parental Socio-Economic Position and Children's Educational Outcomes: An Investigation of Cultural Capital and Aspirations
2016-2019 ESRC + AQM Full Award.
MA, Public Policy, King's College, London.
BA (Hons), History, Girton College, University of Cambridge.
Academic Publications & Conference Papers
Stopforth, S. (2017), Socio-economic Background, Attitudes and Aspirations: An Exploration of GCSE Attainment for Synthetic Cohorts in the British Household Panel Survey, Social Stratification Research Seminar 7th-8th September 2017, University of Edinburgh.
Stopforth, S. (2017), Aspirations to Achieve: An Exploration of Socio-economic Position, Educational Attitudes and GCSE Attainment, Interweaving Conference 6th September 2017, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh.
Stopforth, S. (2017), 'Book Review: Student Lives in Crisis: Deepening Inequality in Times of Austerity. By Lorenza Antonucci', British Journal of Educational Studies 65(3), pp.412-415.
Stopforth, S. (2017), Inequalities in Education: Turning Concepts into Empirical Measures, New Directions Conference 21st April 2017, Department of Sociology, University of Edinburgh.
Semester One 2017-18, Tutor, Sociology 1a, University of Edinburgh.
Summer 2017, Tutorial Assistant, Introduction to Data Analysis LEAPS Summer School, University of Edinburgh.
Previous Research Experience
2015-2016 Researcher, New Local Government Network.
2014-2015 Research Assistant, New Local Government Network.
2014-2015 Research Associate, Education and Employers Taskforce.
Studdert, J. and Stopforth, S. (March 2016), Get Well Soon: Reimagining Place-Based Health, NLGN and Collaborate: London.
Stopforth, S. and Mansfield, C. (April 2016), All Together Now: Whole Systems Commissioning for Councils and the Voluntary Sector, NLGN: London.
Stopforth, S. (October 2016), Work It Out: Creating Local Systems of Employability Support, APSE: London.