Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Relevant organisations/institutions: 

University of Nottingham 

Research areas of interest/specialisms:

Trauma and stress, particularly narrative approaches to understanding the responses to difficult events.

Work/academic background:

Nigel was awarded his PhD (The Long Term Psychological Effects of War Experience) at the University of Plymouth in 1996. He Is now an associate professor at Nottingham and a Docent in Social Psychology in the Swedish School of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki.   

Professionally, Nigel is a Chartered Health Psychologist (HCPC Practitioner), an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is also an honorary member of the Ministry of Welfare and Social Security, Iran, a member of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, UK Trauma Network, and the Society of Authors.

Nigel is a co-author of 'Understanding Alopecia' (with Dr Sue McHale) which focuses on the psychological aspects of alopecia. He is currently working on an AHRC funded project through the Centre for Hidden Histories, which examines the psychological impact of World War One. He also supervises several PhD projects.

Relevant weblinks:

Further information about Nigel can be found on the University of Nottingham website.
Further information about the Centre for Hidden Histories can be found here.

See Nigel's Google Scholar list here.