Mr Paul Muff
|Position||Lecturer in Sociology and Social Psychology|
|Department||Sociology and Criminology|
|Feedback Hours||Thursdays 12:00-14:00|
|Telephone||+44 (0) 1274 233197|
Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities
I currently teach the following modules:
- ‘Essentials of Social Psychology’
- ‘Introduction to Sociology’
- ‘The Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations’
- ‘Sociological Theory’
- ‘Contemporary Debates on Society and Culture’
My main interests are in Sociological theory; Intergroup Relations and group psychology; interpersonal communication; identity and the limits of self-knowledge; sexuality.
I have a particular interest in the work of Nietzsche, Foucault, Weber and Freud.
I am currently developing work on ‘alcoholic identities’; the relationship between social policy and alcohol use; constructions and social representations of alcoholism in Britain.