- Room 206, 10 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Dr Lyvinia Elleschild
Lecturer in Sociology
School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Business)
1988: University of Plymouth: BA (hons) Social Policy and Administration (First Class).
1988: University of Plymouth: Diploma in Community Work.
1994: University of Bradford: MA Women’s Studies (Applied).
2004: University of Plymouth: PhD (ESRC award no. R0042929834396).
Thesis title: ‘Missing Youth’: A Discourse Analysis of Policy Formulation on ‘Child Prostitution’.
1989-1990: Associate Lecturer (Social Policy/ Sociology), Dept. of Social Studies, Leeds Polytechnic. Teaching: housing and planning policy, youth policy, community work, sociology for CQSW.
1990-1992: Lecturer (Social Policy/ Sociology), Faculty of Cultural and Education Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University. Teaching: housing and planning policy, youth policy, community work, sociology for CQSW, MA Feminist Studies. Course Management Team member and course development for: BA (hons) Consumer Services Management (Housing Policy) and Dip. HE Youth and Community Work.
1992-1998: Senior Lecturer (Social Policy/ Sociology), School of Applied Social Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University. Responsibilities: Social policy, sociology, youth policy, gender and social policy, sexuality studies, feminist studies, social identities, youth and community work. Course Management: BA(hons) Social Policy and Administration; Dip HE Youth and Community Work. Course Development: BSc Sociology.
1998: Peer Education Co-ordinator, Harbour Drugs and Alcohol Advisory Service, Plymouth.
1998-1999: Doctoral Researcher (ESRC funded: Selling Sex: Young Women, Identity and Social Exclusion), Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds.
1999- 2004: Doctoral Researcher (ESRC funded), School of Sociology, Politics and Law, University of Plymouth.
2001-2009: Associate Lecturer, Sociology, University of Plymouth.
At present I am teaching Drugs and Drug Use in Society, Gender and Society, and contribute various sociology lectures (sociology of the body, death and dying, gender and sexuality).