About Linzi Anderson
Linzi is working towards a PhD exploring young parent families living in supported housing units. She is interested in identities, the life course, social housing and innovative social research methods. She is currently finishing her MA in Social Research at the University of Leeds.
She graduated from our University in 2007 with a first class honours in Social Sciences. She then worked at our University in a variety of capacities in her role as a Graduate Trainee. As a Research Assistant in the Centre for Research into Higher Education, Linzi worked on a project exploring the ways in which students' think about their future 'possible selves'. In the Centre for Learning and Teaching she researched the role of technology in enhancing students' employability in universities across the country. She also worked as an Assistant Editor on the Learning and Teaching Journal.
Linzi teaches across a range of modules in the Social Sciences, including:
- Global Capitalism and Everyday Life
- Identity and Society
- Introduction to Social Research
- Youth Crime and Justice
- Ethnicity, Migration, Exclusion
Linzi regularly presents at conferences, the most recent being:
- Anderson, L (2012) Supported Housing Units and Social Exclusion University of Sheffield Postgraduate Conference
- Anderson, L (2012) Constructing and Negotiating Identities: Young Parents Living in Supported Housing University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference