Dr Laura Hyman is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Portsmouth. She is co-convenor of the British Sociological Association’s Happiness Study Group, and her research interests include happiness and well-being, emotions, subjectivity, gender, social theory and qualitative and quantitative research methods.
School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies
University of Portsmouth
Milldam, Burnaby Road
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