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Having worked as a Finance and Retail Network Manager for Post Office Counters Limited, Liz returned to Higher Education in 2004, and has been working here at Edge Hill since 2008, initially part time, lecturing for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Faculty of Health, and in Widening Participation. A full-time lecturer working on the Childhood and Youth and Early Childhood Studies programmes since 2011, Liz teaches in several areas, specializing in law and social policy for Childhood and Youth and Early Childhood Studies.

Research Interests

With a particular interest in children’s rights, equality and social justice, her research includes exploration of policy relating to behaviour management in early years settings; sex/sexuality education law and policy for children of primary school age and critical perspectives on the teaching of equality to undergraduate Childhood Studies students.

Current Teaching

  • SPY1103 Children and Young People in Society – module leader
  • SPY2123 Child Welfare Family and the State – module leader
  • SPY2126 Promoting Equality in Childhood – module leader
  • SPY3106 Critical Perspectives on Children’s Health and Wellbeing – module leader
  • SPY3001 Supervisor for BA (Hons) Dissertations
  • SPY4006 Supervisor for MA Social Sciences (Critical Autism Studies) Dissertations