Professional Title: Research Officer
Institution: Focus Ireland, Ireland
Position: WHEN Member
Sarah Sheridan is Research Officer for Focus Ireland – an organisation working with those experiencing or at risk of homelessness around the country. She recently completed her PhD which was qualitative, longitudinal study of women’s homelessness in Ireland. Prior to this, she was researcher on a biographical and ethnographic study of homeless women with Dr Paula Mayock, Trinity College Dublin. Her research interests include homelessness and housing instability, family homelessness, gender and domestic violence.
Mayock, P. and Sheridan, S. (2013) ‘At Home’ in Prison? Women and the Homelessness-Incarceration Nexus, Irish Probation Journal, 10, pp. 118-140.
Mayock, P., Sheridan, S. & Parker, S. (2012) Migrant Women & Homelessness: The Role of Gender-Based Violence. European Journal of Homelessness, 6, 1, pp. 59-81.
Mayock, P. and Sheridan, S. (2012) Women’s Journeys to Homelessness: Key Findings from a Biographical Study of Homeless Women in Ireland. Women and Homelessness in Ireland, Research Paper 1. Dublin: School of Social Work and Social Policy and Children’s Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin.
Become an associate member of WHENJoin