Sally Mann

Dr Sally Mann

Senior Lecturer in Sociology


Sally has taught Sociology at the University of Greenwich since 2006. She currently teaches Inequality and Social Formation and Gender, Race and Crime, as well as supervising Sociology Project and Work Placement students MA project students. Sally has also supervised a Ph.D student to completion in 2011. In addition to her current courses she has taught on Modern Societies, Gender in Society and Education and Social Formation in the past.

Previous work experience Sally worked in curriculum developer as a Pathway Leader at Newham College of Further Education, where she wrote and led pilot study diplomas for marginalized learners, including a new course for young parents who had been previously excluded from education.

She previously worked as a Personal Tutor and Student Learning Advisor at Newham College of Further Education.

She is a certified anger management trainer and worked for the Prince's Trust and has a background in youth work.

Responsibilities within the university

Senior Lecturer, Sociology

Research / Scholarly interests

Sally's research interests fall within the sociology of inequalities and social action. Her PhD focused on the formation of subjectivities. Recent research activities apply post-structuralist ideas of subjectivity to the experiences of inequality, protest and dissent. She is currently researching the experiences of an 'urban village' in East London, with a focus on issues of marginalization.

Recent publications


Mann, Sally and , (2022), Parklife: listening to stories as a deep missional practice. Radboud University Press. In: , , , . Radboud University Press, Ecclesial Futures, 3 (2) . pp. 11-29 ISSN: 2770-6656 (Print), 2770-6664 (Online) (doi:

Mann, Sally and , (2021), Parklife - weblog by the BSA Applied Sociology Group. BSA. In: , , , . BSA, BSA Applied Sociology group weblog (doi:

Mann, Sally and , (2021), Parklife - adapted for Grace and Truth weblog. Grace + Truth Faith, transformation & social justice. In: , , , . Grace + Truth Faith, transformation & social justice, Grace and Truth weblog (doi:

Mann, Sally and , (2021), Parklife: stories and spaces in lockdown. Feantsa. In: , , , . Feantsa, European Journal of Homelessness, 15 (2) . pp. 219-236 ISSN: 2030-2762 (Print), 2030-3106 (Online) (doi:

Sally, Mann and , (2021), Parklife. SAGE. In: , , , . SAGE, The Sociological Review Magazine, 9 (21) ISSN: 2754-1371 (Print), (doi:

Mann, Sally and , (2019), Conducting a walking interview to explore pathways out of persistent and recurrent homelessness. Feantsa. In: , , , . Feantsa, European Journal of Homelessness, 13 (2) . pp. 179-193 ISSN: 2030-2762 (Print), 2030-3106 (Online) (doi:

Mann, Sally and , (2019), Making it count: learning from a knowledge exchange with voluntary sector workers and software providers, and data from auto/biographical reflection as an activist academic. Sage. In: , , , . Sage, Methodological Innovations, 12 (3) . pp. 1-9 2059-7991 (Online) (doi:

Book section

Mann, Sally and , (2022), The Church, the Precariat and those in “bullshit jobs”. SCM Press. In: , , In: Luke Larner (ed.), Confounding the Mighty: Stories of Church, Social Class and Solidarity. SCM Press, (1st) (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Conference item

Mann, Sally and , (2022), ‘Parklife’ findings: claiming space & secondary deviance and social invisibility. In: CASR paper, Monday 16 May 2022, MS Teams event , . , (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Mann, Sally and , (2019), The NewDay Project: Sociological reflections on recurrent and entrenched homelessness and its possible solutions. In: Methodological Innovations, 1 April 2019, University of Plymouth , . , (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.


Mann, Sally and , (2022), Remainer reflections: following Jesus of Nazareth, not Jesus of Sepphoris (Urban Tracts, Book 3). William Temple Foundation. In: , , , . William Temple Foundation, Rochdale, Lancashire William Temple Foundation Urban Tracts (3) (1st) (doi: NB Item availability restricted.