Jacqui Gabb is a senior lecturer in social policy at The Open University. Her main research interests are the study of families, personal relationships, intimacy, emotions, sexuality and gender. She also has particular interests in the development of interdisciplinary qualitative mixed methods approaches for researching families and personal relationships. She is currently undertaking an ESRC-funded study into understandings, meanings and experiences of long-term adult couple relationships. Her recent book Researching Intimacy in Families (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) won the the 2009 BSA Philip Abrams Memorial prize. She has published widely in International peer-reviewed journals in her research areas.
Faculty of Social Sciences