Editorial Team

Editorial Team


Francesca Halstead is a Senior Journals Publishing Manager for Social Sciences and Humanities at John Wiley & Sons, specifically Sociology and Social Work and Welfare. To submit an article to Sociology Lens or join our Editorial Team, please contact Francesca at editor@sociologylens.net with a copy of your CV and details about your area of research.

Assistant Editor 

Lucy Towers is a Journals Publishing Assistant for Social Sciences and Humanities at John Wiley & Sons.

Sub-Editor for Sociology of Health & Illness

Ellie Byrne is a researcher at Cardiff School of Social Sciences. She does community-based research on culture, well-being and inequalities,  and is the Sociology Lens sub-editor for  articles on the sociology of health and illness. Ellie is particularly interested in arts-based methods and approaches to research and engagement.

Previous Editor

Tara Mantovani Stamm is a Graduate Program Director in the Sociology Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. Broadly, her research and teaching spotlights the experiences and depictions of young mothers, the importance of emerging mixed-methodological techniques, and intersections between gender, education, and media in popular culture. She is currently working on a project which uses an original content analysis of historical news broadcasts to examine depictions of social movement activists from 1970 to present and another which exposes the Neoliberal discourse of millennial generation feminists.

Previous News Editors

Gerald Koessl

Paul Robert Gilbert

Prya Murad

Roger Tyers

Lee Thorpe, Jr.

Megan Nanney

Joe Marchia

Scarlett Brown

George Byrne

Huw C. Davies (@huwcdavies )

Brittney Dennis

Haley Gentile

Christina Bermingham

Christina Blunt (christinablunt)

Rachel Bobbitt (rbobbitt)