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Dr Lin Bailey


Department of Social Sciences and Nursing

Dr Lin Bailey, Lecturer


Dr Lin Bailey is a social psychologist and lecturer in psychology. She specialises in qualitative methodologies. Her research interests include social locations, social inequalities, contemporary consumption and identity within a critical social psychological approach.

Lin completed her PhD at the University of Bath in 2012. Her thesis explored contemporary classed femininities within young people's drinking cultures. Her previous post was at Sheffield Hallam University, 2118-2023; and before this, Solent University from 2012-2018.

She has published in peer reviewed journals and books and has presented at national and international conferences. She is also a peer reviewer for several journals.

Further information

Lin is a peer reviewer for the following journals:

  • Drug and Alcohol Review
  • Feminism and Psychology
  • Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology
  • Journal of Contemporary Marketing Science
  • International Journal of Drug Policy, Substance Use and Misuse

She is also a peer reviewer for Routledge/Psychology Press.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Psychology is about the study of mind, behaviour, experience and relationships. Become a Chartered Psychologist with our BPS accredited degree.

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Psychology

Explore the world of crime and get behind the psychology of criminology and social justice, on this BPS-accredited degree.

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling and Mental Health

Combine your skills in psychology and counselling to influence behaviour change and recovery on our BPS accredited degree.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Understanding performance and wellbeing is essential for helping athletes to cope with pressure and regulate their emotions. Prepare for your future in sport psychology on this BPS accredited degree.

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology

Explore the fascinating behaviours of individuals, as well as the cultural and political issues that shape collective experiences, on this BPS accredited degree.