Chrissie Thwaites


PhD candidate in sociology of religion, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council via the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH). Prior to my PhD research at Leeds, I gained a BA (Hons) and MA from the University of Exeter. 

Research interests

  • sociology
  • qualitative research methods 
  • social inequality
  • religious subcultures
  • religion and abuse
  • wellbeing and mental health

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Religion and Public Life