Centre for Reproduction Research members and how to contact us

Centre for Reproduction Research
0.23 Edith Murphy House
De Montfort University

T: +44 (0)116 250 6576 or +44 (0)116 250 6124
E: CRR@dmu.ac.uk

Twitter: @CRRDMU

Blog: https://centreforreproductionresearch962893217.wordpress.com/


Professor Nicky Hudson, Centre Director and Professor of Medical Sociology
T: +44 (0)116 207 8766
E: nhudson@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: (in)fertility, assisted reproduction, gamete donation, sociology of medicine

Dr Cathy Herbrand, Deputy Centre Director and Reader in Sociology
T: +44 (0)116 250 6422
E: cathy.herbrand@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: reproductive technologies, mitochondrial donation, LGBT kinship, new genetics

Professor Lorraine Culley, Emeritus Professor

T: +44 (0)116 257 7735

E: lac@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: diversity in health care, (in)fertility, reproductive technologies, endometriosis


Abena Addo, Senior Lecturer Midwifery

T: +44 (0)116 257 7817
E:  aaddo@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: midwifery, pregnancy, HIV

Dr Kylie Baldwin, Senior Lecturer

T: +44 (0)116 257 7735 
E:  kbaldwin@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: (in)fertility, reproductive ageing, social egg freezing

Rowena Doughty, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery

T: +44 (0)116 207 8757 
E:  rdoughty@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: midwifery-led care, antenatal care, obesity

Zaheera Essat, Lecturer in Midwifery

T: +44 (0)116 250 6565
E: zaheera.essat@dmu.ac.uk

Dr Douglas Gray, Senior Lecturer in Reproductive Sciences
T: +44 (0)116 257 7658
E:  douglas.gray@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: reproductive technologies, reproductive toxicology, ethics, policy and regulation

Bernadette Gregory, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery
T: +44 (0)116 257 7847
E:  bbryant@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: parents with disabilities, equality, diversity, social policy

Dr Esmee Hanna, VC2020 Lecturer
E:  esmee.hanna@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: male infertility, men’s reproductive experiences, health and gender

Dr Tina Harris, Lead Midwife for Education/Associate Professor
T: +44 (0)116 257 7804 
E:  tiharris@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: midwifery, decision making in clinical care, ethnicity

Zara Hooley, Senior Lecturer for  CLaSS/PhD research student (University of Leicester)
E: zara.hooley@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: same-sex parenting, family sociology, qualitative research

Caroline Law, Research Fellow/part-time PhD student
T: +44 (0)116 250 6124
E:  claw@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: assisted reproduction, reproductive timing, endometriosis, men’s reproductive decisions

Dr Helene Mitchell, Senior Lecturer in Psychology
T: +44 (0)116 257 7722
E: hmitchell@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: psychology of chronic illness, illness cognition, women’s health

Wendy Norton, VC2020 Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care (Sexual Health)
T: +44 (0)116 201 3810
E: wnorton@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: assisted reproduction, surrogacy, sexuality, sexual health

Jessica Turner, Research Assistant/part-time MRes student
T: +44 (0)116 207 8306
E:  jessica.turner@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: women’s health, reproduction, qualitative research methods

Dr Christina Weis, Research Fellow
T: +44 (0)116 250 6576
E: christina.weis@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: surrogacy, feminist ethnography, reproductive health, gamete donation

Dr Amanda Wilson, Lecturer in Psychology
T: 0116 2078 815
E: amanda.wilson@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: men and family planning, marginalisation, health

Full-time PhD researchers

Sasha Loyal, PhD research student/frontrunner
E: sasha.loyal@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of expertise: reproductive timing, fertility trends, ethnicity and religion

Paris Connolly, PhD research student 

Areas of expertise: gender, identity, sexuality, culture

Victoria Crowdell, PhD research student

Areas of expertise: infertility, assisted reproductive technologies, IVF Add-ons

Kriss Fearon, PhD research student

Areas of expertise: reproductive choices, Turner Syndrome, egg/ovary/ovarian tissue freezing

Sumaira Rashid, PhD research student

Areas of epertise: reproductive health, infertility, aging, motherhood

Associate members

Dr Catherine Coveney, Lecturer in Sociology in the Social and Policy Studies Unit, Loughborough University

E: C.M.Coveney@lboro.ac.uk

Dr Nolwenn Bühler, Maître-Assistante en Etudes Genre, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

E:  nolwenn.buhler@unine.ch

Dr Manjiri Khare, University Hospitals Leicester, Leicester

E: manjiri.khare@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Professor Joanna Latimer, Chair Sociology, Science and Technology, University of York

E: joanna.latimer@york.ac.uk

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