Chris came to the Department in 2016 as a PhD student. He has since held Research Fellow posts in the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) and Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) respectively, before taking up his current role as Teaching Fellow in 2022. His primary interest is in using sociological theory to develop original insights into health systems and organisations. His areas of expertise include: sociological approaches to understanding healthcare systems, the sociology of morality, critical realism in empirical research, classical sociological theory, qualitative fieldwork, and UK health policy.
Prior to undertaking his PhD Chris held a number of policy roles in the third sector and is also a graduate of the NHS Management Training Scheme.