Georgia Smith

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College: College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Discipline: Sociology and Philosophy
Department: Cultural Sociology
Research Centre/Unit: SWDTC

I arrived at Exeter in 2011 as an undergraduate and studied Flexible Combined Honours Anthropology and Geography. In the summer of 2014 I graduated with First Class Honours. Following this I was granted a 3+1 studentship by the South West Doctoral Training Centre in Health and Wellbeing, based across the universities of Bath, Bristol and Exeter. Having graduated from the MRes, I am currently co-teaching the module 'Addiction' at the University of Exeter alongside Dr. Hannah Farrimond, whilst studying for my PhD (see research). 

Research Interests: 

  • Addiction (legal and prescription drugs)
  • The use and abuse of drugs by older adults (65+)
  • Active ageing
  • Social identities and the symbolic value of behaviour
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Narrative research and episodic interviewing 

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Member of: Society for the Study of Addiction, British Society of Gerontology 

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