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Prof Carol Smart - personal details

Contact details

Role: Emeritus Professor

Tel: 0161 275-0262

Location: Arthur Lewis Building-3.032
School of Social Sciences
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Carol studied sociology at Portsmouth Polytechnic (now University) before going on to get her MA in Criminology at Sheffield University and her PhD in Socio-Legal Studies also at Sheffield in 1983. Before coming to Manchester in 2005 she was Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds (from 1992) and before that she was Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Warwick (1985-92). At Manchester she was Co-Director of the Morgan Centre for Research into Everyday Life until she retired in 2014. In 2009 Carol was awarded an honorary doctorate of Law from the University of Kent and in 20112 she was elected as Fellow to the Academy of Social Science.