Alma mater University of Essex
Doctoral students Diana Gittins
Institution University of Essex
|Name Joan Busfield|
Institutions University of Essex
Influenced Diana Gittins
|Born 22 June 1940 (age 75) (1940-06-22) |
Known for Research into psychiatry and mental disorder
Books Men - Women and Mad, Thinking about Children, Health and health care in moder, Managing Madness (Psycholo, Managing Madness: Changing
Lucy Kellaway receives her Honorary Degree at the University of Essex
Joan Busfield (born 22 June 1940), is a British sociologist and psychologist, Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex and former President of the British Sociological Association (2003–2005). Her research focuses on psychiatry and mental disorder.
She originally trained as a clinical psychologist at the Tavistock Clinic, and holds an MA from St Andrews, and an MA and a PhD from Essex.