Dr Chrissie Rogers


Chrissie Rogers

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Chrissie joined Aston University Sociology in September 2012. She graduated from Essex with her PhD (ESRC) in Sociology (2004) and then secured an ESRC post-doctoral fellowship (Cambridge). She subsequently published a monograph Parenting and Inclusive Education with Palgrave in 2007. Chrissie has held posts at Keele, Brunel and Anglia Ruskin. Chrissie has published in the areas of mothering, disability and sociology of education (for example in, Sexualities, British Journal of Sociology of Education, Disability and Society and International Journal of Inclusive Education). She also completed a small piece of research with young disabled people on relationships, friendships and leisure time. Chrissie has co-edited Critical Approaches to Care: with Dr Susie Weller and is editing a special issue for Sexualities on Intellectual Disability and Sexuality. Chrissie has recently completed research in developing a care ethics model of disability and is published as Intellectual Disability and Being Human: a care ethics model with Routledge. She is also writing in the area of women in the academy, and co-construction of research with disabled people.


Research interests

  • Care and care ethics
  • Inclusion (‘inclusive education’, inequalities, social justice, rights)
  • Intellectual Disability (learning disability, intellectual impairment, ‘special educational needs’)
  • Mothering
  • Sexualities and Relationships
  • Social Theory (e.g. Disability and Feminist Theory, ethics of care, social justice, Capabilities)
  • Qualitative methodology

Teaching Activity

  • LK1009 - Social Theory 1 (TP1) 
  • LY2018 - Social Theory 2 (TP1) 
  • LY3009 - Learning to Labour: Education and Society (TP2) 
  • LYM011 - Being Human: Disability and the Social World (TP2)


  • PhD (ESRC) (Essex) 
  • MA (Essex)
  • BA (Hons) (Essex)
  • PG Cert (Keele) 
  • HEA Fellow

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