Staff Profile


Dr Matthew Ogilvie

Senior Lecturer

School: School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology

Campus: Canterbury

Tel: 01227 922370

Profile summary

I work in the field of political sociology within the Sociology Programme at Canterbury Christ Church University. I previously worked at the University of Kent as a sessional lecturer and undergraduate tutor. I have broad multidisciplinary interests, mainly covering sociology, politics and social psychology, which are united by a current empirical focus on socio-political protest and citizenship. I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent respectively between 2001 and 2012. My qualifications are as follows:

BA (Hons) Applied Social Science (First Class) (Departmental Prize for Outstanding Achievement)

MSc Environmental Social Science (Merit)

MA Methods of Social Research (Distinction)

PhD Social Policy

I am currently Level V coordinator in the Sociology Programme and convene four modules within the Programme: Citizenship, Policy and Welfare; Understadning Citizenship; Social Movements; and Political Ideologies. 

Research and knowledge exchange

Evaluation of the Big Lottery funded Swale Women Empowering Women project with Sarah Cant and Dr Julia Carter - second quarterly report recently completed.

Teaching and subject expertise

Political sociology, citizenship, social movement theory, local protest, environmentalism and political ideologies.

External activities

Associate editor of Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest

Paper at Renewable UK's 2013 Annual Conference with Masi Noor: 'Solving Onshore Wind Energy Disputes: Lessons from the Psychology of Conflict Resolution'

Paper at 19th Annual Alternative Futures and Popular Protest Conference with David Bates and Emma Pole: 'Occupy in Theory and Practice'


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