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Morgan Brett, Bethany

Bethany Morgan Brett University of Essex, Colchester, UK

Dr Bethany Morgan Brett is a lecturer in Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Essex, and a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist. She holds a bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees, and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Essex. She has 15 years lecturing experience in social psychology, psychoanalysis, and psychosocial studies. Her research has primarily focused on ageing and the life course development. Her key areas of specialism include coping with loss, grief, depression and anxiety, trauma, care, and end of life issues. She also worked for nine years in the UK Data Archive and specialises in research data management, digitising and archiving qualitative research collections, and qualitative research ethics.

She has published a number of journal articles and is currently authoring a monograph for Policy Press on Adult Children and Ageing Parents. She has also recently co-authored textbook with Dr Katy Wheeler How to Do Qualitative Interviewing which is due to be published by SAGE later in 2021.