Verity Pooke

Verity is an ESRC PhD candidate in Social Policy with the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent. Verity is conducting a qualitative research project that investigates the workings of risk consciousness in the provision and use of the Emergency Contraceptive Pill in the UK. As an assistant lecturer at the University of Kent, Verity has taught seminars and given lecturers to undergraduates on modules from social policy to reproductive health. Outside of her PhD work, Verity has been a Trustee for the sexual health charity the FPA, sits on the board of public advisors for SXT and lobbies for women’s sexual and reproductive health rights in the UK.