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Biography

Tracey is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and joined the University in March 2007. They completed their PhD, which explored the formation of trans men’s identities in the 1990s, at the University of Warwick in 2002. Their PhD was fully funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). As well as holding research interests and publishing in the area of transgender and gender studies, Tracey has also researched and written on the topic of learning and identity (re)production in the workplace. Prior to their appointment at the University of Huddersfield, they were a Research Fellow at Cardiff University working on a four year ESRC funded research project concerned with learning at work. Other funded research projects Tracey has worked on include a large DFES funded project, concerning the working lives of school teachers, at the University of Nottingham, and a NHS funded project, at the University of Leicester, carrying out a systematic literature review on treatments for personality disorders. Tracey also has many years of teaching experience and has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Warwick, University of Leicester and the University of Huddersfield. They are a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Centre for Research in the Social Sciences at the University of Huddersfield.

Research and Scholarship

Dr Yeadon-Lee specialises in research about non-binary gender and LGBT*QI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) issues concerning identities and social inequalities. They are currently engaged in research concerning non-binary gender, and also working (as a co-applicant/researcher) with Dr Daniela Crocetti (Research Fellow) and Professor Surya Monro on a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship about Intersex Citizenship.

University research group memberships

Tracey is currently a member of the Institute for Research in Citizenship and Applied Human Sciences and the Centre for Research in the Social Sciences.

Research interests

  • Non-binary gender and LGBT*I+ studies
  • Gender and sexualities
  • Sociology of personal and social identities -
  • Qualitative research - all approaches and practices

Research projects

  • Intersex/DSD Human Rights, Citizenship & Democracy [EUCIT], funded by the European Commission, co-applicant, with Professor Surya Monro as Principle Investigator and Dr Daniela Crocetti as the Experienced Researcher. September 2016-August 2018 - EUR 183,450.

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2017

Yeadon-Lee, T (2017) ‘Remaking Gender: Non-binary gender identities’. In: Non-Binary Genders, 8th September 2017, Open University, London

Yeadon-Lee, T (2017) ‘Non-binary gender identities: challenges and opportunities for re-making gender’. In: The Annual Brighton Trans And Non-Binary Conference 2017, 20/07/2017, University of Brighton, Brighton , UK

Monro, S., Crocetti, D. and Yeadon-Lee, T. (2017) ‘Gender Pluralism: How useful is it in supporting the health of transgender people?’. In: 2nd bi-annual EPATH conference Contemporary Trans Health in Europe, 6-8th April 2017, Belgrade

Yeadon-Lee, T (2017) ‘Remaking gender: non-binary gender identities’. In: British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2017, Tuesday 4 - Thursday 6 April, Manchester, UK

Crocetti, D., Monro, S. and Yeadon-Lee, T. (2017) ‘Intersex activism, bringing the personal to the public’. In: British Sociological Association (BSA) Annual Conference 2017 Recovering the Social: Personal Troubles and Public Issues., 4th - 6th April 2017, University of Manchester

2016

Yeadon-Lee, T (2016) ‘Book Review: Laura Erickson-Schroth (ed.) (2014), Trans bodies, Trans selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community. Oxford and New York, NY: Oxford University Press.Journal of Social Policy , 45 (03), pp. 574-576. ISSN 0047-2794

Yeadon-Lee, T (2016) ‘What’s the Story? Exploring Online Narratives of Non-binary Gender IdentitiesThe International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies , 11 (2), pp. 19-34. ISSN 2324-7584

Yeadon-Lee, T (2016) ‘Non-Binary Gender Narratives On-line’. In: sexgen Northern Network: Trans Studies: Reflections and Advances, 23rd March 2016, Leeds, UK

2015

Yeadon-Lee, T (2015) ‘What’s the Story? Exploring Narratives of Non-binary Gender Identities in the Blogosphere’. In: 10th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences and the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences knowledge community, 11-14 June 2015, University of Split, Croatia

Yeadon-Lee, T (2015) ‘Nonbinary gender identities: undoing/redoing gender’. In: BSA Annual Conference 2015 - Societies in Transition: Progression or Regression?, 15-17 April 2015, Glasgow Caledonian University

2014

Wray, S. and Yeadon-Lee, T. (2014) ‘Researching women’s reinvention of self and identity during midlife’. In: BSA Ageing, Body and Society Study Group Conference 2014: Researching Bodies, 28 November 2014, British Library Conference Centre, London

Yeadon-Lee, T (2014) ‘Exploring narratives of non-binary gender identities in the blogosphere’. In: Troubling Narratives: Identity Matters, 19-20 June 2014, Huddersfield

Bareham, A., Locke, A. and Yeadon-Lee, T. (2014) ‘“It’s difference, or sort of embracing difference I think”: Visualising diverse identities in women’s homeless hostels using photo-elicitation’. In: Taking Transculturalism and Diversity Beyond Boundaries: Exploring the Experiences of Under-represented Groups Conference, 7th March 2014, Huddersfield, UK

2013

Bareham, A., Locke, A. and Yeadon-Lee, T. (2013) ‘A snapshot of identity: Using photo-elicitation interviews to explore identities in women’s hostels’. In: British Psychological Society Social Psychology Section Annual Conference, 28th - 30th August 2013, Exeter, UK

Bareham, A., Locke, A. and Yeadon-Lee, T. (2013) ‘Empowering identities: Using photo-elicitation interviews to explore identities in women’s hostels’. In: 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP), 22nd - 24th July 2013, Bradford, UK

Yeadon-Lee, T (2013) ‘Transphobia and Trans Exclusion within Feminist Discourses and Practices’. In: Recognising Diversity? Gender and Sexual Equalities In Principle and Practice, 20th - 21st June 2013, Leeds, UK

Yeadon-Lee, T. and Gavin, H. (2013) ‘Is Nonce the New Queer?’. In: Queer Sexualities. : Inter-Disciplinary Press. . ISBN 9781848881556

2012

Yeadon-Lee, T (2012) ‘Doing Identity with Style: Service Interaction, Work Practices and the Construction of 'Expert' Status in the Contemporary Hair SalonSociological research online , 17 (4). ISSN 1360-7804

Yeadon-Lee, T (2012) ‘‘Feminism Hurts’: A Feminist Analysis of the Anti-trans Politics of (Some) Radical Feminists’. In: Forthcoming Feminisms: Gender Activism, Politics and Theories, 26th October 2012, Leeds, UK

2011

Yeadon-Lee, T., Jewson, N., Felstead, A., Fuller, A. and Unwin, L. (2011) ‘Bringing in the Customers: Regulation, Discretion and Customer Service Narratives in Upmarket Hair SalonsInternational Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences , 6 (3), pp. 101-114. ISSN 1833-1882

Yeadon-Lee, T (2011) ‘Bringing in the Customers: Regulation, Discretion and Customer Service Narratives in an Upmarket Hair Salon’. In: 6th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 11th - 13th July 2011, New Orleans, USA

2010

Yeadon-Lee, T (2010) ‘Stylists and their clients: work, status and identity in the service relationship’. In: Personal and Public Lives: Exploring Relationships, Roles, and Responsibilities: An international and interdisciplinary conference, 7th - 9th September 2010, University of Huddersfield, UK

Yeadon-Lee, T (2010) ‘Emotional labour and professionalism in the hair salon’. In: Gender, Work and Organization 2010 6th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference, 21st -23rd June 2010,, Keele University, Staffordshire

Robinson, D., Fisher, P., Yeadon-Lee, T., Robinson, S. and Woodcock, P. (2010) Narrative, memory and ordinary lives . Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. ISBN 978-1-86218-090-1

Yeadon-Lee, T (2010) Female to Male Transsexuals: Transforming Bodies and Identities . Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 9783838354675

2009

Lee, T (2009) ‘Trans(re)lations: Lesbian and female to male transsexual accounts of identity’. In: Doing Gender Diversity: Readings in Theory and Real-World Experience. London, UK: Westview Press. . ISBN 9780813344379

Yeadon-Lee, T (2009) ‘Doing extra-ordinariness: trans-men's accomplishment of `authenticity' in the research interviewQualitative Research , 9 (3), pp. 243-261. ISSN 1468-7941

Yeadon-Lee, T (2009) ‘Because I'm worth it: power, professionalism and identity in the hair salon’. In: BSA Annual Conference 2009 - The Challenge of Global Social Inquiry, 16-18 April 2009, Cardiff, UK

Robinson, D., Fisher, P., Yeadon-Lee, T., Robinson, S. and Woodcock, P. (2009) ‘Preface - Narrative, memories and identities’. In: Narrative, Memory and Identities. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. .

Robinson, D., Fisher, P., Yeadon-Lee, T., Robinson, S. and Woodcock, P. (2009) Narrative, memories and identities . Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield.

2008

Robinson, D., Gilzean, N., Fisher, P., Lee, T., Robinson, S. and Woodcock, P. (2008) Narratives and fiction: an interdisciplinary approach . Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield.

Lee, T (2008) ‘‘Performing’ Identities in the Hair Salon.’. In: School of Human and Health Sciences Open Day, Monday, March 10th 2008, University of Huddersfield

Unwin, L., Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Lee, T., Butler, P. and Ashton, D. (2008) ‘Worlds within worlds: the relationship between context and pedagogy in the workplace.’. In: The Learning Potential of the Workplace. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publications. pp. 129-140. ISBN 9789087903718

2007

Unwin, L., Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Bishop, D., Lee, T., Jewson, N. and Butler, P. (2007) ‘Looking inside the Russian doll: the interconnections between context, learning and pedagogy in the workplacePedagogy, Culture & Society , 15 (3), pp. 333-348. ISSN 1747-5104

Lee, T., Jewson, N., Bishop, D., Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Kakavelakis, K. and Unwin, L. (2007) 'There's A Lot More To It Than Just Cutting Hair, You know': Managerial Controls, Work Practices and Identity Narratives Among Hair Stylists Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University (Unpublished)

Lee, T., Jewson, N., Bishop, D., Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Kakavelakis, K. and Lorna, U. (2007) ‘‘There’s A Lot More To It Than Just Cutting Hair, You Know’: Managerial Controls, Work Practices and Identity Narratives Among Hair StylistsWorking Paper (8).

2006

Lee, T., Fuller, A., Bishop, D., Felstead, A., Jewson, N., Kakavelakis, K. and Unwin, L. (2006) ‘Reconfiguring contract research? Career, work and learning in a changing employment landscape’. In: Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference 2006, 12-14 December 2006, Brighton, UK

Fuller, A., Unwin, L., Bishop, D., Felstead, A., Jewson, N., Konstantinos, K. and Lee, T. (2006) Continuity, Change and Conflict: The Role of Learning and Knowing in Different Productive Systems Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University (Unpublished)

Bishop, D., Felsead, A., Fuller, A., Jewson, N., Lee, T. and Unwin, L. (2006) Connecting Culture and Learning in Organisations: A Review of Current Themes Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University (Unpublished)

Felstead, A., Bishop, D., Fuller, A., Jewson, N., Lee, T. and Unwin, L. (2006) Moving to the Music: Learning Processes, Training and Productive Systems – The Case of Exercise to Music Instruction Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University (Unpublished)

Unwin, L., Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Ashton, D., Bishop, D., Lee, T. and Jewson, N. (2006) ‘Making more of everyday workplace activity: the value (and pitfalls) of informal learning’. In: Skills and Economic Performance. London, UK: Caspian Publishing for the Sector Skills Development Agency. .

Binks, C., Fenton, M., McCarthy, L., Lee, T., Adams, C. and Duggan, C. (2006) ‘Psychological therapies for people with borderline personality disorder (Review)Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (1). ISSN 1464-780X

2005

Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Unwin, L., Ashton, D., Butler, P. and Lee, T. (2005) ‘Surveying the scene: learning metaphors, survey design and the workplace contextJournal of education and work , 18 (4), pp. 359-383. ISSN 1363-9080

Lee, T., Ashton, D., Bishop, D., Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Jewson, N. and Unwin, L. (2005) ‘Cutting it: Learning and Work Performance in Hairdressing Salons’. In: 4th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning on "Challenges for Integrating Work and Learning", 11-14 December 2005, Sydney, Australia

Unwin, L., Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Lee, T., Butler, P. and Ashton, D. (2005) Worlds within Worlds: The Relationship between Context and Pedagogy in the Workplace Leicester, UK: University of Leicester (Unpublished)

Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Unwin, L., Ashton, D., Butler, P. and Lee, T. (2005) Better learning, better performance: Evidence from the 2004 learning at work survey . Ashford, UK: NIACE. ISBN 978-1-86201-230-1

2004

Felstead, A., Fuller, A., Unwin, L., Ashton, D., Butler, P., Lee, T. and Walters, S. (2004) Applying the Survey Method to Learning at Work: A Recent UK Experience Leicester, UK: Univesity of Leicester (Unpublished)

Lee, T., Fuller,, A., Ashton, D., Butler, P., Felstead, A., Unwin, L. and Walters, S. (2004) ‘Workplace Learning: Main Themes & PerspectivesLearning as Work Research Paper (2).

Butler, P., Felstead, A., Ashton, D., Fuller, A., Lee, T., Unwin, L. and Walters, S. (2004) High Performance Management: A Literature Review Leicester, UK: University of Leicester (Unpublished)

2001

Lee, T (2001) ‘Trans(re)lations: Lesbian and female to male transsexual accounts of identityWomen’s Studies International Forum , 24 (3/4), pp. 347-357. ISSN 0277-5395/01

Esteem

  • Member of the Editorial Board, Sociological Research Online Journal
  • Journal peer reviews
  • Research Council (Leverhulme) grant reviewer
  • Lead organiser for ‘Troubling Narratives’ conference, University of Huddersfield, 9- 20th June, 2014.

Research Degree Supervision

Tracey is interested in supervising PhD students who are doing qualitative research in the following areas:

  • Non-binary gender
  • LGBTQI+
  • Gender
  • Sexualities
  • Occupational and workplace identities

Past/Current Masters supervision includes:

  • Lesbian relationships: contemporary dynamics of Butch/Femme
  • Representations of the male to female transgendered body
  • Young women's perceptions of contemporary feminism
  • Adult motives for volunteering in the context of Girlguiding UK
  • Learning processes in a local adult community education project
  • Consuming sex – Women’s perceptions of how sex is used in selling
  • A Virtual ethnographic Enquiry: An Exploratory Study of Adult Children with a Parent in Prison
  • An Intersectional analysis of the lived experiences of disabled transgendered individuals

Past/Current PhD supervision includes:

  • Deindustrialisation and masculine work identity in the former naval repair community of Medway (George Ackers).
  • Men (aged 18-24): Perceptions of Food, Health and Identity (Lynne Haycock).
  •  A qualitative study of the relationship between Commercial Sex Workers and Citizenship (Andrea Gaynor).
  • An ethnographic exploration of support services for sex workers (Bethan Taylor).
  • Exploring working-class women’s relationship to the fashion-beauty complex (Amy Walker).
  • Male Femininity: A critical reading of the subversive potential of male performances of femininity (Greg Wolfman).
  • Exploring identities of women living and working in homeless hostels during the process of hostel closures (Alison Bareham).
  • Sexual Identity in the 21st Century: problematizing the binary (Sarah Jane Daly).
  • An exploration of the influences of class, gender and ethnicity on student engagement with graduate employment opportunities (Ruth Brooks)
  • Lone mothers' experience of stigma: a comparative study (Nicola Carroll)

Postgraduate research opportunities with Dr Tray Yeadon-Lee

2017-18

MSc by Research
PhD

2018-19

PhD
MSc by Research

Administrative Responsibilities

 

  • Course Leader: BSc (Hons) Sociology

 

Teaching and Professional Activities

Course Leader:

  • Sociology

Module leadership:

  • Sociological Imagination (HIB2001)