Project Team

Dr Anna Tarrant

Anna is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Lincoln. She was funded by the Leverhulme Trust as an Early Career Fellow to conduct this longitudinal research project on men’s care responsibilities when living on a low-income. This project builds upon her research interests in men and masculinities, grandparents and kinship carers and the sociology of the family.

For more information about Anna and her research interests, you can view her blog here:


Dr Kahryn Hughes

Kahryn is the project mentor and is based at the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds. She spends most of her time conducting research, and has been funded by the ESRC for the past eleven years in research primarily aimed at methods innovation and development. Her current research interests are related to three overlapping areas: the sociology of health inequalities; sociological theory; and research methodology. More specifically, she is interested in: addiction, poverty, time, relationality and identity.

Kahryn’s research page

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