Sue PaulsonSusan Paulson was a visiting lecturer in the Department of Psychology at City University, London. In January 2010, she was awarded a PhD in Psychology, supervised by Dr. Carla Willig. She conducted ethnographic and narrative research on the meaning of dance, health and growing older. She was awarded a Distinction for the MSc in Health Psychology at City University in February 2006. As a member of the British Society of Gerontology (who have written this kind tribute), she had been involved in research with older people for a number of years.

Sue died of cancer in June 2010.

Legacy Writings

Sue wrote the following papers, as well as her Ph.D. dissertation, in her last year of life. Each paper identifies a theme that she found in her data, and offers a quick snapshot of her findings for those who do not want to read the entire dissertation. Carla Willig polished these papers and arranged for their online publication in Generations Review, the newsletter of the British Society of Gerontology.

Refereed Publications

The full text of most of these publications is available upon request.

Conference Papers

Book Reviews

PhD Thesis and Other Publications