Charlotte is Lecturer in Education and Sociology. Research interests relate to gendered lives across the domains of work, care, intimacy and education. She previously taught across Sociology, Education and Gender Studies at the University of Sussex where she completed a PhD Gender Studies in the Department of Sociology in 2014. Her PhD thesis explored single mothers' narratives of intimate lives. She has also held posts as Research Fellow with the Centre for Higher Education & Equity Research and as a Researcher in the field of learning and teaching in higher education at Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Brighton. She has completed projects in the field of widening participation, postgraduate learning, student disabilities, mental health, wellbeing and resilience, student parents and carers and experiences of early career women academics. Charlotte has published in journals such as Sociological Research Online, Feminism and Psychology and Families, Relationships and Societies. Currently she is writing on feminist pedagogical responses to ‘post-truth’ populist contexts, academic precarity and narratives of relationship breakdown and gender-based violence. She conducts peer reviews for Sociological Research Online, Women's Studies International and Innovations in Education and Teaching International and is a member of the Gender and Education Association, Society for Social Studies of Science and British Sociological Association.