Dr Pete Seaman
Acting Associate Director
Pete is the current Acting Associate Director at the Centre, fulfilling a range of corporate duties across the Centre and also contributing to the Centre’s Assets and Resilience theme.
Current and previous research interests include understanding processes that promote individual and collective resilience, the role of alcohol across the life-course, the cultural dimensions of the Glasgow Effect and use and access to greenspace. Current work includes supporting Glasgow City Council in the development and delivery of the City Resilience Strategy and the role of Co-Investigator on the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded Representing Communities project.
The Representing Communities project explores the use of arts based methods in understanding the relationships between community narratives and health. Pete also contributes to the CommonHealth project, led by the Yunus Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University, on a project exploring the contribution made to public health by social enterprise approaches to housing.
Pete has worked at the Centre since 2005 and was initially the Centre’s qualitative specialist. Previously, he worked in research roles at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh gaining a PhD at the MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit.