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Heather Griffiths


Chapters in Edited Collections:

With Elizabeth Ablett and Kate Mahoney, 'Resisting the seduction of academic production: (un)making the neoliberal subject through feminist practice’, in Maddie Breeze, Cristina Costa and Yvette Taylor (eds), Educational Futures and Fractures: Time and Space in the Neoliberal University (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming).

Book Reviews:

'Book Review Symposium: Rachel Thwaites and Amy Pressland (eds), Being an Early Career Feminist Academic: Global Perspectives, Experiences, and Challenges', Sociology, Vol 52 (1), pp. 201 - 203, First published November 23, 2017

Conference and Workshop Papers

Jun 2018 Flexible work is mundane and everyday: how flexible work is used by employees in the UK finance sector | Gender, Work and Organisation Conference | Sydney, Australia

May 2018 Gendered flexitime in asset finance: work-life balance at month-end | Warwick Critical Finance Seminar | University of Warwick

Apr 2018 Needing a ‘rock solid’ reason: how informal flexible working procedures can discourage employees from using their right-to-request | World of Work Network Inagrual Conference | University of Bristol

Jun 2017 Performing job roles and gender roles in asset finance | Annual Doctoral Conference | Sociology | University of Warwick

Sep 2016 Fieldwork and flexibility in the finance sector: an insider outside | BSA Work, Employment & Society - pre- conference doctoral event | University of Leeds

Apr 2016 Exploring the gendered impact of right to request flexible working policies inside and outsidethe financial workplace | BSA Annual Conference | Aston University

Grants & Awards

Mar 2018
Faculty of Business and Economics 3rd Year PhD Scholarship | Gender, Work and Organisation Conference
Oct 2015 Major Projects Association (MPA) PhD Grant | Gender Balance Initiative
2014 - 2018
ESRC PhD Studentship | University of Warwick DTC

Academic Profile

2016 - 2017 Postgraduate Award in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

2014 - 2015 Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods (Merit) from University of Warwick

2012 - 2014 BA (First Class Honours) in Sociology from University of Warwick

2006 - 2008 Certificate in Business Studies from The Open University


Oct 2018 - Dec 2018 Undergraduate Sessional Teacher | Sociology Module | Transformations: Gender, Reproduction and Contemporary Society

April 2017 Nominated for the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence for Postgraduates who Teach 2016 - 2017

Oct 2016 - Mar 2017 Undergraduate Sessional Teacher | Sociology Module | Transformations: Gender, Reproduction and Contemporary Society

Oct 2016 - Dec 2016 Undergraduate Sessional Teacher | Sociology Module | Designing and Conducting Social Research

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016 Undergraduate Sessional Teacher | Sociology Module | Practice of Qualitative Research Methods

Additional Academic Experience

Additional Relevant Experience

Mar 2016 - Jul 2017 Social Media Correspondent |

Jun 2016 Conference Paper | The long apprenticeship - academic careers and the impact of careers breaks | ARMA Annual Conference co-authored with Fiona Colligan, Head of & Vicky Williams, CEO of Research Media

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016 Webpage Editor | Centre for the Study of Women and Gender (CSWG) | Warwick University

Apr 2015 Sociology A-Level Revision Tutor | Carfax Tutorial Establishment | Oxford

Jan 2015 Conference Presentation on behalf of Warwick’s Sprint Programme | AGCAS Heads of Service Conference

Oct 2014 – Jun 2015 Mentor to international student studying for an MA in Gender and International Development | University of Warwick

Further Skills & Training

June 2016  Mixing it up: an advanced level introduction to Mixed Methods Research | Warwick DTC | University of Warwick

May 2016 N-Vivo: An overview for complete beginners and Working with Data | Warwick IT Services | University of Warwick

April 2016 Introduction to Understanding Society using Stata | ISER at the University of Essex

Feb 2016 STATA – an overview for complete beginners | Warwick IT Services | University of Warwick

Jan 2015 – Mar 2015 Digital Tools for Researchers | RSSP | University of Warwick

Nov 2013 Sprint Programme: Women’s Development for Undergraduates | University of Warwick

Experience Prior to Academia