Biography

Dr. Julia Keenan gained her PhD in Human Geography, University of Sheffield in 2006. Julia has worked within the Faculty of Health at The University of East Anglia, and more recently in the School of Social Work, since 2010. From February 2016, she joined the Speak Out project team on LGBTQ in Care (https://www.uea.ac.uk/speakout). Julia ia also Research Fellow in Patient and Public Involvement on the IMPRESS project (PPI Implementation study) in CLAHRC, East of England (http://www.clahrc-eoe.nihr.ac.uk/2014/03/implementing-ppi-in-an-nhs-research-programme/) and is co-developing the research linked to the work of the PPI Theme.

Julia has ten years postdoctoral research experience within NHS, social care, public health and educational arenas. She specialises in predominantly qualitative and mixed methods approaches to investigate a range of issues: genetic risk, motherhood, obesity, infant feeding & family meals, family drinking cultures, food safety, health professionals' education, patient and public involvement, dementia, and LGBTQ in care. She has also completed studies in the implementation science field, drawing on Normalisation Process Theory.

All Publications

Keenan, J., Poland, F., Wilson, P., Mathie, E., Boote, J., Varley, A., Wythe, H., Wellings, A., Vicary, P., Cowe, M., Munday, D., Howe, A.

(2017)

Research design boundaries for qualitative research, stakeholder and patient and public involvement, and why they matter,

Full Text

(Poster)

(Published)


Howe, A., Mathie, E., Munday, D., Cowe, M., Goodman, C., Keenan, J., Kendall, S., Poland, F., Staniszewska, S., Wilson, P.

(2017)

Learning to work together - lessons from a reflective analysis of a research project on public involvement,

in Research Involvement and Engagement

3

(1)

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Keenan, J.

(2017)

Shaw, A. and Raz, A. (eds). Cousin Marriages: Between Tradition, Genetic Risk and Cultural Change. New York and Oxford, Berghahn Books. 2015. 248pp £56.00 ISBN 978-1-78238-492-2 (hbk) EISBN 978-1-78238-493-9 (ebook),

in Sociology of Health & Illness

39

(1)

pp. 159-160

Full Text

(Book/Film/Article review)

(Published)


Wilson, P., Mathie, E., Keenan, J., McNeilly, E., Goodman, C., Howe, A., Poland, F., Staniszewska, S., Kendall, S., Munday, D., Cowe, M., Peckham, S.

(2015)

ReseArch with Patient and Public invOlvement: a RealisT evaluation – the RAPPORT study,

NIHR

ISBN 2050-4349

Full Text

(Other report)

(Published)


Staniszewska, S., Keenan, J.

(2014)

The importance of relationships in PPI: Findings from the RAPPORT study (ReseArch with Patient and Public InvOlvement: a RealisT Evaluation): Findings from the RAPPORT study (ReseArch with Patient and Public InvOlvement: a RealisT Evaluation),

UEA Repository

(Paper)

(Published)


Keenan, J., Stapleton, H.

(2013)

‘"It won't do her any Harm" they said, "Or they wouldn't put it on the Market": Infant Weaning, Markets and Mothers' Narratives of Trust’,

in Motherhood, Markets and Consumption: The Making of Mothers in Contemporary Western Cultures .

Routledge

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Keenan, J., Robinson, J., Leinster, S.

(2012)

The Value for Money of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in the NHS.,

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Keenan, J., Robinson, J., Leinster, S.

(2011)

Report on the relationship between regional strategic service reform and education of professionals at pre-registration level: The work of the NHS East of England Clinical Programme Boards.,

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Valentine, G., Jayne, M., Gould, M., Keenan, J.

(2010)

Family Life and Alcohol Consumption: A Study of the Transmission of Drinking Practices,

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

(Other report)

(Published)


Keenan, J., Stapleton, H.

(2010)

‘Bonny babies? Motherhood and nurturing in the age of obesity’,

in Health, Risk & Society

12

(4)

pp. 369–383

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Stapleton, H., Keenan, J.

(2009)

‘(New) family formation and the organisation of food in households’,

in Changing families, Changing food.

Ashgate

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Keenan, J., Stapleton, H.

(2009)

‘It depends what you mean by feeding on demand’: mothers’ interpreting of babies’ agency in feeding relationships, routines and weaning decisions,

in Children, food and identity in everyday life.

Ashgate

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Stapleton, H., Keenan, J.

(2009)

‘Bodies in the making: Childbearing women and family feeding practices’,

in Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood: Bio-Cultural Perspectives.

Blackwell

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)