Dr Chris Yianni

sociological researcher

Sociological researcher with interests including the impact of sport on society, Chris is also interested in the role popular music plays in societal development. Originally a builder, Chris entered the social work profession in the late eighties. He worked for the probation service then as an approved mental health social worker in Central Manchester before turning to lecturing on social work programmes. When not watching his beloved Manchester City, Chris can be spotted DJing or riding around Manchester on his vintage Lambretta scooter.