Anastasia is a PhD student working within our S1 theme, taking a sociological perspective to look at the leisure patterns of children from households on constrained income.
Anastasia is a PhD student working on the S1.2 theme: ‘More fun with less stuff’. She is supervised by Prof. Tim Jackson and Dr. Kate Burningham. During her PhD, Anastasia will be taking a sociological perspective to look at the leisure patterns of children from households on constrained income. The focus will be both on the leisure practices themselves and on the attitudes that are brought into a given practice by the practitioners.
Before her appointment at CUSP, Anastasia graduated in the summer of 2016 from the University of Manchester with a degree in Sociology. She focused on qualitative field methods and notably facet methodology frameworks of investigation.
In the summer of 2015, Anastasia worked as a research intern for Microsoft Research Cambridge under the supervision of Dr. Siân Lindley. The study that she designed and carried out contributed to the larger interests of the Digital Possessions team (forthcoming).
Anastasia’s research interests encompass contributions to research methods as well as specific fields and include notably – sustainable practices, visual ethnography, digital and material ‘stuff’, consumption, participative methods, historical and ecological approaches in Anthropology and Sociology, human-animal relations.