Dr Peter Matthews

Senior Lecturer

Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology R.G. Bomont Building, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Peter Matthews

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About me

Peter Matthews is a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy. I joined Stirling in 2014 from Heriot-Watt. I completed my doctoral research in 2009, being awarded a PhD in Urban Studies from the University of Glasgow.

Throughout my research career I have had a particular interest in urban policy; urban regeneration; urban inequalities; housing; equalities and diversity; queer theory and lesbian and gay studies. My first degree was in History, and I have been involved in a number of interdisciplinary research projects, and find working at disciplinary interfaces productive and rewarding.

I have supervised three PhDs in my research areas to completion, and welcome enquiries from possible doctoral researchers with interest in these topics.

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