My early research career was focused on conceptual work relating to the theorization of identity, at the boundaries of social psychology and sociology. My book Self & Social Change (2007) reflects these interests. My interests then shifted towards a more explicit emphasis on social issues, including class, consumption mental health and more lately, ecological crisis and climate change, especially the social and psychological dimensions. My book Ecological crisis, sustainability & the psychosocial subject (2016) is a good example of my approach to these topics. I also work collaboratively with community groups and academic colleagues exploring these and related issues. I do not adhere to the idea that there are strict boundaries between psychology and related subjects such as philosophy, sociology, biology, and ecology. I draw on work from these disciplines as well as classic and contemporary work in psychology. I am a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol); and a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society, the Social Psychology section of the BPS. I also have a 1st Class Honours degree in BA (Hons) Communications Studies (Nottingham Trent University).
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