Jenny Hislop, Sara Arber, Rob Meadows and Sue Venn
Jenny Hislop is a Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology and Co-Director of the Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG) at the University of Surrey. Jenny's research interests centre around the sociology of sleep, gender, ageing, women's health, and life course transitions. Her work has been disseminated widely at national and international conferences as well as in academic journals and in the media. Jenny is Secretary-Elect of the British Society of Gerontologists. From January 2006, she will take up a lectureship in gerontology in the Institute of Life Course Studies, University of Keele, UK.
Jenny Hislop, Sara Arber, Rob Meadows and Sue Venn are members of the Sociology of Sleep Group at Surrey <http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk/Soc_Sleep/>
Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG)
Department of Sociology
School of Human Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH
Sara Arber is Professor of Sociology, and Co-Director, Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG) at University of Surrey. She was Head, School of Human Sciences (2001-04) and Head, Sociology Department (1996-2002) at Surrey, and was President of the British Sociological Association (1999-2001). Sara has written over 150 journal articles mainly on gender and ageing, and on gender and inequalities in health. Her recent research focuses on the sociology of sleep. Her books include Gender and Ageing: Changing Roles and Relationships (with Kate Davidson and Jay Ginn, Open University Press, 2003); and Connecting Gender and Ageing (with Jay Ginn, Open University Press, 1995).
Rob Meadows is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey (UniS). His interests include the sociology and socio-legalities of sleep. He has recently had articles published in Sociological Review and The Journal of Sleep Research and has contributed to the forthcoming Routledge International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities. Rob is also currently working on a (part-time) doctoral thesis examining male bodies, masculinities and sleep.
Sue Venn is based at the Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG) at the University of Surrey in Guildford. She is a part-time Information Officer in the Department of Sociology at Surrey and is also employed on an ESRC funded project investigating the negotiation of couples' sleep. Sue's research interests include the sociology of sleep, gender, young people and the life course.