Dr Victoria Gosling

Victoria is a Lecturer in Sociology.

Victoria’s teaching and research interests focus on gender, poverty, social exclusion and inclusion, social inequality, and participation/exclusion around cultural practices.

Victoria joined the University of Salford in September 2007.  She completed her undergraduate studies in Sociology at the University of Teesside before moving to the University of Sheffield to carry out her doctoral studies. After completing her PhD in 2004 she then worked at Nottingham Trent University.  Victoria has been involved in working with the British Sociological Association (BSA) since her postgraduate days, when she was a postgraduate forum convenor. She acted as the Editor of the BSA newsletter Network, and has been an editorial board member and reviewer for several notable journals, including the journal Sociology.

Victoria has conducted research into numerous diverse areas, such as women living in poverty, female gamers, and music and museum audiences.

Postgraduate Research Supervision Interests

Topic areas of interest for supervision include:

Gender, feminism, poverty, social exclusion and inclusion, social inequality, participation and exclusion around cultural practices.

Find out more about my work

Open Access: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/view/authors/15016.html

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7404-1110

Keywords

gender, social exclusion, social capital, Audiences, popular culture