Ms Amée Bryan
|Member of the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences|
Amée's research interests are in gender and the feminist sociology of work. Amée's doctoral research explores women’s leadership work men’s professional football in England. This project provides a feminist sociological understanding of women’s work in male-dominated occupations, whilst helping to uncover the hidden history of women’s work in football leadership.
Amée is part of the Sporting Lives, Subcultures and Performance Research Theme.
Amée is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sport & Exercise Sciences at Durham University. Amée has an MSc in Applied Social Research from the University of Hull and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology & Counselling from Salford University. Amée's PhD project is funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC). This PhD is a Collaborative Doctoral Partnership with Sporting Heritage and The National Football Museum.
Bryan, A. (2020) A view from the top: Women leaders and contradictory
constructions of gender inequality in English football, Jean Monnet Working Paper 11/20
British Sociological Association Annual Conference (2019) "They think I'm a PR stunt": Young women's experiences of gendered ageism in football leadership.
BSA Work, Employment & Society Conference (2018) Women in a 'Man's World': A Study of Women in Leadership Positions in Men's Professional Football in England (1992 - present day)
International Football History Conference (2018) Women in a 'Man's World': A socio-historical perspective on women working in football leadership. Manchester City Academy.
Gill, A. (2019) Football's gender problem: from the pitch to the boardroom, women are still being blocked from the top jobs. The Conversation
Keynote 2019 Football Collective Conference
IWD 2019 Q&A on Women's Football at the National Football Museum
Research Related Media
Interview (2019) BBC Radio Newcastle
Blog post (2018) Pulling the strings: 30 years of women in leadership in men's professional football in England, National Football Museum
Sport, Culture & Society - Seminar Tutor (2017/18, 2018/19) & Guest Lecturer (2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21)
Perspectives in Social Research - Seminar Tutor (2018/19)
Qualitative Research Methods - Guest Lecturer (2018/19)
Global Sport Management - Guest Lecturer (2019/20)
- Bravington, Alison, Chen, Hong, Dyson, Judith, Jones, Lesley, Dalgliesh, Christopher, Bryan, Amée, Patnick, Julietta & Macleod, Una (2022). Translating qualitative data into intervention content using the Theoretical Domains Framework and stakeholder co-design: a worked example from a study of cervical screening attendance in older women. BMC Health Services Research 22(1): 610.