Staff Profile

  • Charlotte is an alumni of UON, having completed her undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD studies with the University. She is a critical social and developmental psychologist, teaching and researching in qualitative methods, social, developmental, and feminist areas. Charlotte is the member of a number of professional groups:

    • British Psychological Society Psychology of Women & Equalities Section
    • British Psychological Society Division of Academics, Researchers, Teachers & Practitioners
    • British Psychological Society Qualitative Methods in Psychology
    • American Psychological Association Division 35 (Society for Psychology of Women)

    Charlotte is currently the Secretary of the Psychology of Women & Equalities Section, and Co-Editor for the Psychology of Women & Equalities Review.

  • Charlotte has been a member of the Psychology team since 2013, and the Programme Leader for BSc Psychology since 2020. She co-ordinates two modules on the programme:

    • PSY1004 Investigating Psychology
    • PSY3053 Lifespan Development

    These modules both focus on being critical of how research is conducted in psychology, and also focuses on critical issues in our development such as gender, poverty, and social class.

    She currently teaches on: PSY2005 Research Methods, PSY2030 Development & Society, PSY3024 Understanding the Social World, and PSYM081 Applied Critical & Social Psychology.

    She supervises dissertations as both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with recent projects focusing on art & identity, patriarchal impacts on dating, and student mental health. She is also the supervisor for a group of doctoral students.

    Charlotte obtained Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2017, has been a course consultant for The Open University, and is a current External Examiner for University of East London’s Psychosocial Communities Programme.

  • Since completing her PhD in 2018 exploring tattooed feminine bodies, Charlotte has published several related articles, chapters, and a book – Navigating Tattooed Women’s Bodies: Intersections of Class & Gender (2021).

    She co-leads a specialist research group within the Centre for Psychology & Social Sciences – Diversity, Community & Identity – and looks after Research Communications & Inclusion within the Faculty of Health Education & Society.

    Charlotte has led on several funded projects within UON, focused on issues of diversity & inclusion in higher education, and more recently, exploring young women’s friendships in online spaces. In 2021 Charlotte co-lead on an externally funded project through the eNurture network, exploring young people’s wellbeing in online familial relationships.

    Her research interests are situated in qualitative research, feminist approaches, identity, femininity, and online life.

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Charlotte Dann’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.

  • For a comprehensive picture of publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Charlotte Dann’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.