Ms Pauline Fuller

Senior Lecturer, Public Health / Health Studies- 13/09/04- Present

Email address: paulinefuller@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 32 3545 Location: Wolverhampton City Campus Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Community and Society Areas of expertise: Teaching research methods Teaching sociology PhD/Master’s supervision Award leadership: Master’s awards and re-validations expertise.

About

Short Biography

 

I have taught in HE for 29 years and have wide expertise in teaching from level 4 to level 8. My main teaching interets are in research methods, Sociology and Public Health, and have research expertise in this field of sexual offenders against children.

 I have supervised 16 PHD students (5 of which have now reached a sucessful conclusion), most of whom arr nursing based. These covered a wide variety of topics inlcuding a grounded theory study of self- harm, Nursing interventions amoung the homeless in London who TB, an ethnographic study of epilepsy amoung the elderly, and the impact of intermeidate care on staff and clients; The experiences of new entrants to HE at level 3. 

I am currently supervising 7 PHD student including, 5 of which are being submitted within 2017-2018 academic year: The role of the link tutor in nursing training  (recently submitted and awaiting viva voce examination). The experience of mental health stigma (For submission in January 2018). The impact of interactions with 'Professionals' upon mother using Children's centre services (nearing completion).

An exploration in to young people's perceptions of Novel Psychoative Substances (nearing completion).

The impact of discourses of heteronormativity and gender in help seeking and surviving domestic abuse in same-sex women's relationships. The role of the Assistant practitioner within the nursing teams.

I have supervised 70 Master's disserations. 

My main research methods expertise lies within the variety of qualitative approaches including Grounded Theory, Ethnography, Auto-Ethnography, Action Research and Phenomenology.

 

 

 

Enterprise

Individual, corporate, academic, research and enterprise expertise 

  • Teaching research methods to any students in the faculty
  • Teaching sociology of any kind to any students in the faculty
  • PhD/Master’s supervision - 15 PhD students and over 70 Master’s Dissertation students. 
  • Award leadership: Master’s awards and re-validations expertise. Professional Doctorate in Health & Wellbeing July 2014 – September 2017 
Individual, corporate, academic, research and enterprise interests
  • Sexual Offenders against Children
  • PhD/Master’s Supervision, Award or module leadership
  • Teaching of Sociology of Public Health/sociology of health & illness/gender & health/ Research methods for public health and social care 
If opportunities arise I would really like to develop strengths and skills in these areas

Research projects
PhD examination

Consultancy

I could act as a consultant in the following areas of knowledge, innovation, project design/management and dissemination

Research / Project Design
Developing new courses and modules

Research interests

  • Sexual Offenders against Children
  • PhD/Master’s Supervision, Award or module leadership
  • Teaching of Sociology of Public Health/sociology of health & illness/gender & health/ Research methods for public health and social care

Membership of professional bodies

  • Academic Leadership course, Missenden, Abbey Management Centre, BCUC, 2004
  • PGCE (HE) (2003)
  • British Sociological Association, 1988 – 2006
  • Peer reviewer – Sexualities Journal – 2003 – 2005
  • BMI Public Health – 2015 - date
  • Senior Fellow of higher Education Academy December 2015
  • British Sociological association, 1988- 2006

Qualifications

 

Date attained

 

Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. December 

Academic Leadership course, Misseden, Abbey Management Centre, BCUC

PGCE: Teaching & Learning in higher Education

BA (Hons) Government & Sociology (1st Class)

PhD (Sociology)

 

 

 

 

2015

2004

2003

1988

1993

Publications

Research completed:

  • Research advisor: First Destination Study, Thames Valley University / BuckinghamshireChilterns University. March 2003Evaluating the Academic Tutor Initiative in the Faculty of Health Studies: Multiple Student & Staff Surveys & Internal Reports carried out in 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2002. BuckinghamshireChilternsUniversity College
    • PhD thesis, Masculinity, Scripting and Sexual abuse: An Empirical Study. passed PhD examination in September 1993
    • " What Happens to 'New Directions' Women Returners."  University of Essex, Office of Continuing Education, April 1993
    • " An Evaluation of the Suffolk Probation Service Sex Offenders Group: The Effects of the Group on the Client."  Suffolk Probation Service, September 1992
    • " The Impact of Feminism upon a Small Group of 'Left Wing' Men."  1988

Publications:

Peer Reviewer

  • BMI Public Health- 2015- date
  • Sexulalities Journal- 2003- 2005

Current Supervsions

Professional/Practitioner Doctorate:

Directorof studies: The role of the link tutor in nursing training. Submitted November 2017.

Supervisor: Determining the performance of nursing and midwifery pre-registration students using modified Delphi approach submitted December 2017.

Supervisor: The experience of emntal health stigma. Expected submission date January 2018.

Director of Studies: The impact of intereactions with 'professionals' upon mothers using Chidlrens's Centre Services. Expected completion date March 2018.

Director of studies: An exploration in ot young people's perceptions of Novel Psychoactive Substances. Expected submission date April 2018.

Supervisior: The impact of discourses of hetroonormativity and gender on help seeking and surviving domestic abuse in same -sex

womens relationships. Expected completion date October 2018.

 

 

 

 

Journals (include web links if applicable)

Books/Book Chapters (include ISBN numbers)

Practitioner Publications and Reports

  • "Witnessing violence: what are the experiences of mental psychiatric nurses? With David Jeffrey (MSc. BSc (Hons); RMN): Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Practice, October 2016.
  • “Students would leave in the first three weeks without an Academic Tutor: Evaluating the ‘Academic Tutor Initiative.” Seminar: Reflections on Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.  Spring 2003  ISSN 1479-2427 p64 – 77, 2003.
  • "Masculinity, Emotion and Childhood Sexual Abuse." in Gender Relations in Public and Private, Edited by S. Lyon & L.Morris.  Macmillan / British Sociological Association, 1996.  
  • Book Review: Helen Haste (1993) The Sexual Metaphor. Harvester Wheatsheaf. 'Reviewing Sociology', Volume 10, no.1, 1996.
  • Book Review: Andrea Cornwall and Nancy Lindisfarne (Eds) (1994) Dislocating Masculinity. Routledge. 'Sociology', Vol 30, No 1, 1996.
  • Book Review: Olive Banks  (1993) The Politics of British Feminism 1918-1970, Edward Elgar Publishing. 'Reviewing Sociology', Volume 9, no.3, 1995.
  • "Masculinity, Child Sexual Abuse and Fatherhood" in Masculinity and Crime: Issues of Theory and Practice.  The Centre for Criminal Justice Research. Brunel University, 1994.
  • Book Review: Victor J. Seidler (Ed) (1991) The Achilles Heel Reader:  Sexual Politics and Socialism, Routledge. 'Reviewing Sociology' Vol 8 Issue 3, 1993
  • "An Evaluation of the Suffolk Probation Service Sex Offenders Group:  The Effects of the Group on the Client".  Suffolk Probation Service, 1992.
  • Book Review: Diana Leonard and Sheila Allen (Eds) (1991) Sexual Divisions Revisited. Macmillan Press Ltd in association with The British Sociological Association. 'Reviewing Sociology' Vol 8 Issue 2, 1992.

Conference Presentations:

  • 'Explaining Sexual Violence' A Level Sociology Teachers and Students Conference,
  • University of Essex, April 1994.
  • 'Masculinity, Fathers and Child Sexual Abuse', Masculinity and Crime
  • Conference, Brunel University, Sept 1993.
  • 'Masculinity, Emotion and Sexual Violence', British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of Essex, April 1993.

 

Previous professional experience

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Studies, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College

Teaching Expertise:

  • MSc Community Health Care Nursing, Children in Need & Child
  • Protection (level 7)
  • Community Health Care Needs (level 7)
  • BSc & Dip HE Nursing, Psycho-social Influences on Health,          (level 4)
  • BSc & Dip HE Nursing, Research Methods (level 5)
  • BSc & Dip HE Nursing, Specialist Lectures: Child Abuse, Ageing &
  • Society (level 5 & 6)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing, Project Supervision (level 6)
  • BSc (Hons) Community Health Care, Nursing Children in Need & Child Protection, (level 6)
  • Community Health Care Needs, (level 6)
  • BSc Epilepsy Care, Sociology & Politics of Nursing People with Epilepsy (level 6)
  • ENB Courses, Diabetes and Society (level 6)
  • Epilepsy and Society (level 6)
  • Dip HE Nursing (Flexible Conversion), Social Sciences for Nursing
  • (level 6)
  • Associate Students’ Academic Tutor, Levels 4-6
  • Academic Tutor, 40, Levels 4 & 5

September 1994 – September 2004

Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Essex.

  • MSc Criminology, Criminology (level 7)
  • MA Sociology, Sociology of Health & Illness (level 7)
  • Psychiatry & Mental Illness (level 7)
  • BA Sociology, Research Methods (level 5)
  • Introduction to Sociology (level 4)
  • Social Theory (level 5)
  • BSc Nursing / Midwifery, Sociology of Health & Illness (level 4)
  • Dip HE Nursing, Sociology of Health & Illness (level 4)

March 1993 – September 1994

Lecturer (part-time), Office of Continuing Education, University of  Essex

September 1991 – March 1993

PhD student teacher (part-time), Department of Sociology, University of Essex.

September 1988 – June 1992

Further information

Current main teaching  areas:

  • These module (level 8)
  • Critical Appraisal of research (level 7/8)
  • Advanced research skills (level7/8)
  • Master's Dissertation (level7)
  • Research methods for Health (level5/6/7/8)
  • Sociology and Politics of Public Health (level 4/6/7)
  • Gender and Health (level 6)