Lavinia has extensive teaching experience and has designed and delivered lectures, seminars and workshops for students from different backgrounds.
She has taught BA and MA students in Anthropology, International Development and Sociology, on modules including Health, Poverty and Inequality, Ethnographic Research Methods and Anthropology of Food. A full list of modules can be found on her elements profile here >
She is interested in developing and applying inclusive and innovative teaching methods. She promotes a classroom environment where students feel safe to discuss, debate, question and reflect on issues. She encourages students to develop critical thinking and confidence as well as being creative and collaborative.
She has experience in supervising ethnographic and qualitative projects. She interested in supervising post-graduate qualitative, mixed-methods and applied research in health and care services, health policy related to weight-management, ‘healthy lifestyle’ and ‘healthy eating’, health inequalities, medicalisation and the production of knowledge in biomedical settings and public health.