- Loughborough University
- Social Sciences
|Work history||Coder, Dept. of Social Sciences, Loughborough University/BBC Trust, October 2013-January 2014.
I conducted Content Analysis of the BBC’s coverage of rural affairs, for an impartiality review.
Learning Support Assistant, Peterborough Regional College, Nov 2012- July 2013.
I provided one-to-one and group support to students with learning difficulties or mental health issues. Duties included setting targets for students and motivating students to remain focused and manage their workload.
Research Assistant, Dept. of Psychology, Coventry University, Jan 2012-Sept 2012 (Funded by the Richard Benjamin Trust).
I worked on a project interviewing refugees living in Coventry, about their experiences in their country of origin and coming to the UK. My responsibilities included conducting the literature review, interviewing participants, transcribing data, data analysis, and assisting with writing up journal papers (see publications record).
Support Worker, Social Care Solutions, May 2011-Jan 2013.
I supported individuals with disabilities or learning difficulties in supported living.
Social Policy Co-ordinator, Peterborough Citizens Advice Bureau, Oct 2010-Apr 2011
I produced evidence reports for the Social Policy department of Central Citizens Advice Bureau, about cases where clients experienced discrimination or unfair treatment, to suggest changes that could prevent such treatment from happening in the future.
Volunteer, Coventry Peace House, June 2010
I supported destitute asylum seekers at a homeless shelter.
Women’s Group and Befriending Volunteer, Coventry Refugee Centre, Nov 2008-June 2010.
My role entailed supporting women who had experienced domestic and sexual abuse. I worked with a team of volunteers to teach English lessons, and worked one-to-one with women to help them to improve their English.
Research Assistant, Dept. of Psychology, Coventry University, Nov 2008- Jun 2009.
I worked on a project discourse analysing focus group discussions about asylum seeking. Responsibilities included updating the literature review, transcribing data, data analysis and assisting with writing up journal papers (see publications record).
Goodman, S., Burke, S., Liebling, H. and Zadasa, D. (under submission) '“I Can’t Go Back because If I Go Back I Would Die”: How Asylum Seekers Manage Talk about Returning Home by
Highlighting the Importance of Safety'. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology.
Liebling, H., Burke, S., Goodman, S. and Zadasa, D. (under submission) 'Understanding the Experiences of Asylum Seekers'. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care.
Rowe, L. Burke, S. and Goodman, S. (under submission) ‘Discursive Enquiries into Race Talk in Online Settings’. Qualitative Research in Psychology.
Goodman, S., Burke, S., Liebling, H. and Zadasa, D. (2014) ‘”I’m not happy but I’m okay”: How Asylum Seekers Manage Talk about Difficulties in their Host Country’. Critical Discourse Studies. 11 (1), pp. 19-34.
Burke, S. and Goodman, S. (2012) “Bring back Hitler’s Gas Chambers’: Asylum Seeking, Nazis and Facebook: A discursive analysis'. Discourse and Society. 23 (1), pp. 19-33.
Goodman, S. and Burke, S. (2011) ‘Discursive Deracialisation in Talk about Asylum Seeking’.
Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. 21 (2), pp. 111-123.
Goodman, S. and Burke, S. (2010) “Oh you don’t want Asylum Seekers, oh you’re Just Racist’: A Discursive Analysis of Discussions about whether it’s Racist to Oppose Asylum Seeking’. Discourse and Society. 21, (3), pp. 325-340.
Burke, S. and Goodman, S. (forthcoming) “Bring back Hitler’s Gas Chambers”: Asylum Seeking,
Nazis and Facebook: A Discursive Analysis. University of Huddersfield 8th International
Conference on Politeness, University of Huddersfield, 9-11th July 2014.
Burke, S., Goodman, S., Liebling, H. and Zadasa, D. (forthcoming) “I’m not happy but I’m ok”: How Asylum Seekers manage Talk about Difficulties in their Host Country. Lancaster University Department of Sociology’s 8th Intellectual Party/Summer Conference, Lancaster University, June 30th-1st July, 2014.
Burke, S., Goodman, S., Liebling, H. and Zadasa, D. (2013) “I Can’t Go Back Because if I Go Back I Would Die”: How Asylum Seekers Manage Talk about Returning Home by Highlighting the Importance of Safety’. British Psychological Annual Conference 2013, Harrogate, 10th April 2013.
Burke, S. and Goodman, S. (2012) “Bring back Hitler’s Gas Chambers’’: Asylum Seeking,
Nazis and Facebook: A Discursive Analysis. Coventry University End of Year Undergraduate
Psychology Conference, Coventry University, 3rd June 2010.
Kinman, G. (2013, June). ‘The lives of asylum seekers’. The Psychologist. 26 (6), pp. 401. http://issuu.com/thepsychologist/docs/0613/13.
|Study history||PhD in Social Sciences, Loughborough University, 2013-2017.
A Discursive and Visual Analysis of Online Rhetoric about Far-right Political Parties in the UK (Funded by the Glendonbrook Doctoral Fellowship).
Supervisors: Dr John Richardson and Professor Susan Condor.
This research considers how far-right political parties in the UK are represented on Facebook. The research focuses on the impact of visual discourse of racism, and the importance of focusing on online discursive constructions that can complement visual analyses.
BSc (Hons) Psychology, Coventry University, 2007-2010.
Upper Second Class Honours.
Modules Included: Advanced Social Psychology, Forensic Psychology, psychology of Anomalous experience, Culture and Gender in Psychology, Research Methods.
Independent Research Project: Discourse analysing how Nazi language is used in Facebook discussions about asylum seekers (see publications record).
A2 Levels, the Deepings School, 2005-2007
Psychology B, Religious Studies B, Biology D.
GCSEs, the Deepings School, 2003-2005
11 GCSEs including Maths, Science, and English, grades A*-C.
A Discursive and Visual Analysis of Online Rhetoric about Far-right Political Parties in the UK
My PhD will examine how far-right political parties are represented on the social networking website Facebook. Using discourse analysis alongside visual analysis, I will investigate how far-right parties construct their identities online. I aim to demonstrate the benefits of conducting visual analysis of political discourse.