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Mary Andrews, Professor of Political Psychology

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PROFESSOR MOLLY ANDREWS

 

Co-director, Centre for Narrative Research

School of Social Sciences

University of East London

Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way

London E16 2RD

Telephone: 0208 223 2792

Email: M.Andrews@uel.ac.uk

 

 

Academic Appointments

University of Helsinki                                                                                        Helsinki, Finland

Jane and Aatos Erkko Professor, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. 2019-2020.

 

University of East London                                                                             London, England

Professor of Political Psychology from 2008.  Reader in Sociology from 2004 2008.  Senior Lecturer in Psychosocial Studies1996-2004; Co-director, Centre for Narrative Research in the Social Sciences, University of East London. (2000- )

 

Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung                                         Berlin, Germany

Senior Research Fellow.  Project title: “Unbuilding East Germany: Excavating Biography and History.” (2010-2012)

 

Two exhibitions and one symposium related to this work:

Remembering East Germany’s Peaceful Revolution Twenty Five Years Later; Exhibition and symposium at the German Historical Institute London, October 2014-January 2015.
 
Exhibition at Wissenschaftzentrum Berlin, November 2014- January 2015.
 
Creation of website: “Remembering East Germany's Peaceful Revolution”
http://eastgermanhistory.wix.com/peaceful-revolution 

University of Cambridge                                                                                Cambridge, UK

Visiting Fellow, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities,

Autumn 2004

 

Dartmouth College                                                                                     Hanover, NH

Visiting Fellow, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, Spring 2004

 

Temple University                                                                                        Philadelphia, PA

Assistant Professor of Sociology (tenure-track).  1994 -1996.

 

Max-Planck-Institut                                                                                           Berlin, Germany

Associate Research Fellow, Center for Socialization and Human Development.  1993 - 1994.

 

Colorado College                                                                                              Colorado Springs, CO

Assistant Professor of Sociology. 1990- 1993.

 

Max-Planck-Institut                                                                                       Berlin, Germany

Visiting Scholar, Center for Socialization and Human Development.  1992.
 

University of Cambridge                                                                                 Cambridge, UK

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Global Security Programme. 1992.        

 

University of Cambridge                                                                                 Cambridge, UK

Visiting Scholar and Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences.  1989 – 1990.

 

Publications

 

Monographs

(2014) Narrative Imagination and Everyday Life Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Panel based on discussion of this book at 2015 meeting of International Society of Political Psychology).

(2007) Shaping history: Narratives of political change Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2008 Outstanding book of the year award, American Education Research Association, Narrative and Research Special Interest Group.  Translated into Chinese 2013.

(1991/ re-issued 2008) Lifetimes of commitment: Aging, politics, psychology Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Edited collections

(2017)  Goodson, I., Antikinen, A., Sykes, P., Andrews, M., eds. Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History  Oxon: Routledge.

 

(2015) co-edited with Kinnvall, C. and K. Monroe, Special Issue of Political Psychology: “Naratives of (In)Security: Nationhood, Culture, Religion, and Gender. (Two panels at ISPP 2015 based on this special issue). Vol 36/No. 2, April 2015.

 

(2014) co-editor, with Corinne Squire et al.  What is Narrative Research? London: Bloomsbury.

(2013) co-edited with Squire, C. and  M. Tamboukou Doing narrative research Second Edition London: Sage Publications.

(2008) co-edited with Squire, C. and  M. Tamboukou Doing narrative research London: Sage Publications.

(2004) co-edited with Bamberg, M. Considering Counter-narratives: Narration and resistance Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

 (2000) co-edited with Shelley Day Sclater, Corinne Squire, and Amal Treacher Lines of narrative: Psychosocial perspectives  London: Routledge. Republished in 2004 by Transaction Publishers, London, as The uses of narrative: Explorations in Sociology, Psychology, and Cultural Studies. 

 

Articles in refereed journals

(2019) with Graham Crow “Biographical Interviews and Imagined Futures Essay Writing: Users of Two Methods in Conversation” International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Vol. 22, No. 6: 557-569.

 

(2019) “The Narrative Architecture of Political Forgiveness”  Political Psychology Vol. 40/No 3: 433-447.

(2018) “Imagining the ‘baffling geography’ of age”  Journal of Aging and Society Vol. 47: 90-95.

(Winter 2017-2018) “The Seduction of Agelessness, Take 2” Generations Special Issue Gender and Age: A Focus on Women” Vol. 41/No 4: 75-82.

 

(2017) “Enduring Ideals: Revisiting Lifetimes of Commitment Twenty-Five Years Later”      Contemporary Social Science, Special Issue “Political Activism Across the Life Course” Vol.12/1-2: 153-163.

 

(2012) “Unexpecting Age” Journal of Aging Studies 26/4: 386-393.

 

(2009) “The narrative complexity of successful aging” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy  Special issue on Theorising Aging Studies Vol. 29/1-2: 73-83.

 

 (2009) “Our own lives under the lens: Critical gerontologists’ narratives of aging” Journal of aging studies 29: 1/2, Special Issue: Commentary on ‘Coming of age in critical gerontology’.

 

(2006) “Breaking down barriers: Feminism, politics, and psychology” Feminism and psychology 16/1: 13-17.

 

(2003) “Grand national narratives and the project of truth commissions: A comparative analysis” Invited article for special issue on Cultural Memory, Media, culture and society 25/1: 45-66.

 

(2002) “Feminist research with non-feminist and anti-feminist women: Meeting the challenge” Feminism and Psychology 12/1: 55-78.

 

(2002) “Memories of mother: Counter-narratives of early maternal influence” Narrative inquiry 12/1: 7-27.

 

(2002) “Introduction: Counter-narratives and the power to oppose” Narrative inquiry 12/1:1-6.

 

(2000) "Forgiveness in Context" Journal of moral education 29/1: 75-86.

 

(2000) “Ageful and proud” Ageing and society 20: 791-795.

 

(1999)  "The seduction of agelessness" Ageing and society 19: 301-318.

 

(1999)“Truth-telling, justice, and forgiveness: A study of East Germany’s “Truth Commission” International journal of politics, culture and society 13/1: 103-120.

 

(1998)  "Criticism/self-Criticism in East Germany: Contradictions between theory and practice" Critical Sociology 24/1-2.

 

 (1997) "Life review in the context of acute social transition: The case of East Germany" British journal of social psychology 36: 273-290.

 

(1995) "Against good advice: Reflections on conducting research in a country where you don't speak the language" Oral history review 20/1: 75-86. Reprinted in Harrison, B., ed. (2009) Life Story Research. London: Sage Publishers.

 

(1994) "Apple pie and the politics of protest" Political psychology 15/ 4: 785-790.

 

 

Other published journal articles

 

(2010) Learning from stories, stories of learning” Education Canada Special Issue on Marginalized Youth Vol 50/No 5: 27-30.

 

(2007) Ruppel, Paul Sebastian; Dege, Martin; Andrews, Molly & Squire, Corinne. “Tackling problems of qualitative social research: A conversation.” Conference Essay: Methods in Dialogue [129 paragraphs]. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 9(1), Art. 41, http://www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/1-08/08-1-41-e.htm .

 

(1998) "One hundred miles of lives: The Stasi files as a people's history of East Germany" Oral History 26/1: 24-31. 

 

(1995) "A monoglot working abroad: Working through problems of translation" Oral history 23/2: 47-50.

 

Chapters in books and encyclopedias

 

(forthcoming) “The Mystery of the Dangerous Book”  in Squire, C., ed. Stories Changing Lives Oxford University Press, New York: Oxford.

 

 (2019) with Corinne Squire and Maria Tamboukou, “Narrative Analysis” Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods. London: Sage.

 

 (2017) “Political Narratives and Abraham Obama” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

 

(2017) “Popular Representation of East Germany: Whose History is It?”  In Meretoja, H. and C. Davis, eds. Storytelling and Ethics: Culture, Visual Arts and the Power of Narrative New York: Taylor and Francis.

 

 (2016) “Political Lives” in Goodson, I., Antikinen, A., Sykes, P., Andrews, M., eds. (2016) Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History Oxon: Routledge.

 

(2014) “Beyond Narrative: The Shape of Traumatic Testimony” in Jensen, M. and Jolly, M., eds. We Shall Bear Witness: Life Narratives and Human Rights,  Madison, WI: Wisconsin University Press.

 

(2014) “The nice Stasi man drove his Trabi to the nudist beach: Contesting East German Identity” in Piazza, Roberta and Fasulo, Alessandra, eds. When identities are marked: Narrating lives between societal labels and individual biographies London: Palgrave

 

 (2014) ‘A very elementary transformation of one’s existence’: Narrating Moments of Political Change” in Reid, Hazel and West, Linden, eds. Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change: A Transdisciplinary approach to Researching Lives London: Routledge.  This piece also appears as “En sån grundläggande förvandling av ens tillavaro”, Att berätta om  ögonblick av politisk förändring’ in Andersson, Greger,  Christina Carlsson Wetterberg, , Carina Lidström  and Sten Wistrand, eds. (2014) Berättande – Liv – Mening  Öreboro  Studies in Narration, Life and Meaning: Öreboro, Sweden.   

 

 (2014) “Narrating moments of political change” in Kinnvall, Catarina, Paul Nesbitt-Larking, and Tereza Capelos, eds. Palgrave Handbook of Global Political Psychology London: Palgrave.

 

(2012) “Learning from Stories, Stories of Learning” in Goodson, I.F., A. M. Loveless, and D. Stephens, eds. Explorations in Narrative Research Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

 

(2011) “Interfaces in teaching” with C. Squire and M. Tamboukou, in S. Trahar, ed. Travelling in the Borderlands: Learning and Teaching Narrative Inquiry Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

 

(2010) “Beyond narrative: The shape of traumatic testimony” in Hyvärinen, M., Hydén, L.C. , M. Saarenheimo, and Tamboukou, M. (eds.) Beyond narrative coherence Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

 

 (2009) “Against good advice: Reflections on conducting research in a country where you don’t speak the language” (reprinted from 1995 publication in The Oral History Review) in Harrison, B., ed. Life story research Volumes 1-4 London: Sage.

 

(2008)“Never the last word: Narrative research and secondary analysis” in Squire, C., M. Tamboukou, and M. Andrews, eds. Doing narrative research London: Sage.

 

(2006) “Exploring cultural boundaries” in Clandinin, J., ed.  Handbook of narrative inquiry London: Sage.

 

(2004), with Day Sclater, S., C. Squire and M. Tamboukou, “Stories of narrative research” in Seale, C., D. Silverman, J. Gubrium and G. Gobo, eds. Qualitative research practice London: Sage

 

(2004) with Michael  Bamberg “Introduction” ” in Bamberg, M. and M. Andrews, eds. Considering counter-narratives: Narration and resistance Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

 

(2004) “Memories of mother: Counter-narratives of early maternal influence” in Bamberg, M. and M. Andrews, eds. Considering counter-narratives: Narration and resistance Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

 

 (2004) “Maternal counter-narratives reconsidered” in Bamberg, M. and M. Andrews, eds. Considering counter-narratives: Narration and resistance Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

 

(2002) “Generational consciousness, dialogue, and political engagement” in Edmunds, June and Bryan Turner, eds. Generational consciousness, narrative and politics Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield. 

 

(2003) “Continuity and discontinuity of East German identity following the fall of the Berlin Wall: A case study” in Gready, Paul, ed, Cultures of political transition: Memory, identity and voice London: Pluto Press.         

 

(2000)"Text in a changing context: Reconstructing lives in East Germany"  in Bornat, Joanna, Prue Chamberlayne and Tom Wengraf, eds. The turn to biographical methods in Social Science: Comparative issues and examples London:Routledge.

 

  (2000) with Konopasek, Zdenek, “A cautious ethnography of socialism: Autobiographical narrative in the Czech Republic” in  Andrews, M., S. Day Sclater, C. Squire and A. Treacher, eds. ) Lines of narrative: Psychosocial perspectives  London: Routledge.

 

(1997) "Fighting for 'the finest image we have of her: Patriotism and Oppositional Politics" in Staub, Ervin and Bar Tal, Daniel, eds. Patriotism in the life of individuals and nations Chicago: Nelson Hall.

 

Book reviews for Democracy, Oral History, and Contemporary Sociology.(1995 -

 

 

Translations of work

 

(2015) Shaping History: Narratives of Political Change.  Chinese edition.

 

(2014) “En sån grundläggande förvandling av ens tillavaro”, Att berätta om  ögonblick av politisk förändring’ in Andersson, Greger,  Christina Carlsson Wetterberg, , Carina Lidström  and Sten Wistrand, eds. (2014) Berättande – Liv – Mening  Öreboro  Studies in Narration, Life and Meaning: Öreboro, Sweden.

 

(2010) “Biographie und Geschichte: Dynamiken individueller und kollektiver politischer Erzählungen” [Problems of biography and history: Dynamics of individual and collective political narratives] In: M. Dege, C. Dege, T. Grallert, N. Chimirri (Eds.). Können Marginalisierte widersprechen? Sozialwissenschaften und politisches Handeln. Gießen: Psychosozial-Verlag

 

(2007) ‘“Pero si no he acabado.. Tengo mάs que contra”’: Las limitaciones de las narraciones estructuaradas de los testimonios públicos’ [‘”But I am not finished…there is more”: Public testimony and the limitation of structured narratives’] Antipoda  4: 147-159.

 

(2000) "Das Erwachen des politischen Bewubtseines. Eine Fallstudie”[Awakening of Political Consciousness: A Case Study] in Hoerning, Erika M., ed. Biographisch Sozialisation Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius.

 

(2000) "Politika zapominani: rekonstrukce minulosti v prechodu k postkomunismu" [The Politics of Forgetting: Reconstructions of the Past in the Transition to Post-communism]  in Konopasek, Zdenek, ed. Otevrana minulost: autobiografika sociologie statniho socialismu [Opening the Past: Autobiographical Sociology of State Socialism] Prague: Charles University Press.

 

Keynote Presentations

“The Promise and Limits of Political Forgiveness” Jane and Aatos Inaugural Lecture, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland, October 2019.

“Personal Narratives and Social Change” Narrare (Centre for Interdisciplinary Narrative Studies) Interdisciplinary Autumn Seminar University of Tampere, Using Personal Narratives to Study Social Change, September 2019

“Personal Storytelling and Social Change: The Story of the Dangerous Book” Orienting Ourselves in the World, University of Manchester, May 2019

 

 “Activist Lives Over Time” Nordiskt Sommaruniversitet, Faro, Sweden, August 2018.

 

“The Narrative Architecture of Political Forgiveness” Nordiskt Sommaruniversitet, Faro, Sweden, August 2018.

 

“Personal storytelling and Social Change: The Mystery of the Dangerous Book”  Narrative Sense-making and Prospective Social Action’ VIVE The Danish Centre for Social Science Research, June 2018.

“Hearing, representing and performing the pain of others: Tensions of ethical scholarship”  Writing Voice and Speaking Text: An Interdisciplinary Enquiry into Diachronic and Synchronic Aspects of Speech,  The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Helsinki Finland June 2018.

“The Narrative Architecture of Political Forgiveness” 2nd NEST (Narrative Enquire for Social Transformation) International Conference, University of the Witwatersand, Johannesburg, South Africa, March 2018.

 

“Narrating the Self: Temporality, Imagination and Possibility” SINS 17 (Summer Course in Narrative Studies), Aarhus University, Sonderborg, Denmark, August 2017.

 

“Narrative, Time and Forgiveness: Apology and the Statue of Limitations” SINS 17 (Summer Course in Narrative Studies), Aarhus University, Sonderborg, Denmark, August 2017.

 

“Speaking Another’s Pain: Narratives and Ventriloquism” Conference on Patients’ Stories in Context, The University of the Artic, Tromso, Norway, January 2017.

 

“Activism, Age and Everyday Life: A Long-term View”  Activism on the Edge of Age, ERC Connectors Study and the Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth, University of Sussex, June 2016.

 

“‘How Quickly History Disappears’: The Search for an Authentic East German Identity” Conference on Narrative Selves in Art and the Everyday, The Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, May 2016.

 

“’Me and Europe’: Narrating European Identity”  Symposium on A UK Referendum on Europe: Could the Public Decide, The Open University, Camden. June 2015

 

“Le récit, l’imagination, élargir les horizons du possible” [“Narrative, Imagination, and Extending Visions of the Possible”] Les Journées du CEAQ – Socialité Postmoderne XIV.  L’ Université Paris Descartes –Sorbonne, June 2015.

 

Generational Effects on East German Identity” Family Narratives/Nation(alistic) Narratives, Gender Studies, University of Zurich, June 2015.

 

 “Popular representations of East Germany: Whose History is It?”  Ethics of Storytelling: Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature, Media and Visual Arts, University of Turku, Finland, June 2015.

 

“Knowledge, Reason and Imagination: Narrating the Self Over Time”, Narrative Matters: Narrative Knowing/Récit et Savoir, University of Paris Diderot, Paris, June 2014.

 

“Too Late?:Time, Forgiveness, and Accountability” The First International Symposium on Narrative Criminology, University of Oslo, May 2014.

 

Exploring Political Narratives” NOVELLA symposium on Political Narratives, University of Warwick, May 2013.

 

“’An elementary transformation of one’s existence’: Narrating moments of acute political change” Narration and Narratives as an Interdisciplinary Field of Study, Örebro University, Örebro Sweden. October 2012.

 

 “Traumatic Narratives and the Problems of Limits”  After the Crisis: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Narrative of Traumatic Events, University of Agder, Krsitiansand, Norway. June 2012.

 

“Shifting Perspectives and the Provisional Past” Inaugural Lecture, University of East London. May 2012.

 

“Social Transformation and Political Narratives” Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury. May 2012.

 

“Narrative, Apology and Time” Keynote address.  The Oral, the Written, and Other Verbal Media. Testimony, Witness, Authority: The politics and poetics of experience. Victoria University, Melbourne Australia. December 2011.

 

 “Political narratives: Personal stories and social change” Personal stories, public statements and political consequences: Exploring the places between. Symposium organized by Australian Narrative Network. Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. December 2011.

 

“Understanding life backwards: The shifting ground of interpretation”  Oral History and Fieldwork: The (Re)use and Interpretation of Research Materialssymposium hosted by the Finnish Literature Society in collaboration with the Finnish Oral History Network (FOHN) and The Academy of Finland, December 2010.

 

“Inconvenient data and ‘the problem of politics’”  ESRC Seminar Series – Activism, Volunteering and Citizenship’ Seminar 5 ‘Biographies of Activism and Social Change.’ Newcastle University, June 2010.

 

“Narrative Analysis and Political Psychology”Building Bridges - The state of North American and European political psychology today. Lund University, Lund, Sweden. December 2009.

 

“Unexpecting old age” Time to Move ’09: A national conference celebrating older people dancing, Taunton, July 2009.

 

“Studying political lives: Dilemmas for committed researchers,” Qualitative Methods for Social Critique, Graduate Centre, City University of New York, May 2009.

 

“Learning from stories, stories of learning”; Marginalized Youth and Contemporary Educational Contexts, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, May 2009.

 

 “‘Trafficking in human possibilities’: Political narratives and the moral imagination” Festschrift honouring the work of Helen Haste, Bath University, July 2008.

 

“Beyond narrative: Beginnings and endings of traumatic testimony” 3rd Tampere Conference on Narrative: Knowing, Living, Telling. June 27-30, 2007. University of Tampere, Finland. June 2007.

 

“Flirting with failure? Counter-narratives of successful aging” Tilda Gaskell Memorial Lecture, British Society of Gerontology Scotland Biennial Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University, June 2006.

 

 “Conversations through the years: Reflections on age and meaning” 4th International Symposium on Cultural Gerontology; Tampere, Finland, May 2003.

  “Grand national narratives and the project of truth commissions: A comparative analysis” International symposium on narrative, trauma and memory – Working through the Southern African armed conflicts of the 20th century;  University of Cape Town, July 2002.

 

Invited Talks (since 2010)

 

“Narrative and Truth-telling in a World of Alternative Facts: The Moral Challenge for Education, “ Journal of Moral Education Trust Meeting on the Problematics of Moral Education: The Next Two Decades,  Rome, October 2019

 

“Conflictual Narratives of National Belonging” SELMA (Centre for the Study of Storytelling, Experientiality and Memory) Politics of Narrative and Memory Symposium, October 2019

 

“Words of suffering: Research, understanding and ventriloquism” Hermeneutics of Suffering Workshop, Part II of Interpreting Violence: Narrative, Ethics and Hermeneutics Project, University of Turku, August 2019

 

“Writing from the Heart: Cathy Riessman’s Inspiring Scholarship” Amor Narratio: Celebrating Catherine Kohler Riessman’s Narrative Scholarship, University of Greenwich, May 2019.

 

“Enduring Ideals: Transforming engaged citizenship and activism across the life span” Part of panel “Everyday sites of contested citizenship” International Society for Political Psychology, Lisbon, Portugal, July 2019.

 

“Words of suffering: Research, understanding and ventriloquism” Hermeneutics of Suffering Workshop, Part II of Interpreting Violence: Narrative, Ethics and Hermeneutics Project, University of Turku, August 2019

 

 “Narrative and Truth-telling in a World of Alternative Facts: The Moral Challenge for Education, “ Journal of Moral Education Trust Meeting on the Problematics of Moral Education: The Next Two Decades,  Rome, October 2019

 

“Conflictual Narratives of National Belonging” SELMA (Centre for the Study of Storytelling, Experientiality and Memory) Politics of Narrative and Memory Symposium, October 2019.

“The Wall Inside the Heart: Re-narrating East German Identity” Part of the Network Series Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics, Turku, February 2019.

 

“Complexities of Political Forgiveness”. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. September 2019.

 

“Storytelling and Social Change” Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.  September 2018.

 

“Constructing Stories of Political Forgiveness” Fiction and Facts in Narratives of Political Conflict” Part of the Network Series Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics , University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway, March 2018.

 

 

"The Moral Psychology of Forgiveness in Contexts of Political Rupture' Civic and Moral Education Initiative, Harvard Graduate School of Education, October 2017.

 

“A Tale of Moral Courage?”  What is Moral Courage? An Interactive, Cross-disciplinary Exploration, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University, October 2017.

 

“On time: Narrative, apology and forgiveness" in Seminar Series “Narrative in Question” Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies, University of York, February 2017.

 

“Representing the Pain of Others: Tensions of Ethical Scholarship” Transcultural Memorial Forms: Contemporary Remembrance of War, Displacement and Political Rupture, Part of the Network Series Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics, Tallinn University, Estonia, March 2017.

 

“Generational Effects on East German Identity” part of panel Generation and Lifecourse Inequalities: Childhood, Older age, Intergenerational Relations,”  Centre for Research on Families and Relationships International Conference, Edinburgh, June 2016.

 

“Magic and Narration: Confronting the Unbelievable and the Unknown” Passionate Politics: Concepts of Passions and Politics, UCL European Institute, London, June 2016.

 

“Narrating the Political: Temporality, Imagination and Possibility” University of Newcastle, Seminar presented to research group: Imagining Pasts and Futures, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, June 2016.

 

“Everyday Life in East Germany: The Struggle to Remember”  Between the individual and the social: Panel on Cultural Memory, Centre for Narrative Research, February 2016.     

 

“Narrative Research and the Problem of Ethics”  Narrative, International Politics and Psychology: Methods and Illustrations of Interviewing, Analysis and Application, University of California at Irvine, July 2015.

 

“A UK referendum on Europe: could the public decide?' The Open University in London, May 2015.

 

Imagining Aging”, NOVELLA Workshop on Analysing Everyday Narratives, Institute of Education, March 2015.

 

“Exploring Political Narratives”  Personal Narratives and Social Change: Tracing the Connections, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, December 2014.

 

“’How can a bird that is born for joy sit in a cage and sing?’: The Role of Stories and Imagination in Teaching" University of Brighton, Education Research Centre, November 2014.

 

“Taking Imagination Seriously in Social Science Research" School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham, May 2014

 

"Narrating the Self: Temporality, Imagination and Possibility" Oral History Society, Senate House, University of London, April 2014.

 

« En revenant sur cette personne que j’étais, et cette personne que j’aurais pu être »[Looking back on the self I was, and the self I might have been] Les Journées du CEAQ – Socialité Postmoderne XIVL’ Université Paris Descartes –Sorbonne, June 2013.

 

“Using Narratives to Study Social Change” Birbeck Institute for Social Research, University of London, May 2013.

 

“Compassion and the Narrative Imagination: Political Agency and the Construction of the Other” Centre d’Etdue sur L’Actuel et le Quotidien (CEAQ), University Rene Descartes – Sorbonne, April 2013.

 

“Travelling between worlds: Stories in the classroom” Civic and Moral Education Initiative Colloquium Series, Harvard Graduate School of Education, February 2012.

 

 

 “Revisiting Political Moments: Writing about Obama’s 2008 Inauguration. Narrative Study Group, Cambridge, MA. February 2012.

 

“Political Narratives: Stories and Social Change” The Dutch Oral History Society of the Huizinga Institute, University of Amsterdam, September 2011.

 

“Making sense of Life History Data: The shifting ground of interpretation” Timescapes project, University of Leeds, November 2010.

 

 “Journeys into ‘the heart of interpretation’: Narrative, culture and meaning” World Oral Literature Project, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, October 2010.

 

 “Ethical considerations in Narrative Research” Research Ethics Seminar, University of East London, October 2010.

 

 “The aging of activists and social movements”, Part of panel Remembering Political Struggles: Narratives of Culture and Community. 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, San Francisco, CA. July 2010.

 

“Broken Narratives” Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, May 2010.

 

“Working with Narrative Data: Looking inside the closet” Advanced seminar for PhD students, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, May 2010.

 

“Political Narratives: What are they and how can they help us think about the political world”? Talk given to MPhil Programme in Politics, Democracy and Education, School of Education, Cambridge University, May 2010.

 

 

Selected Refereed Conference Presentations (since 2010)

 

“Where’s the Rub? Counter-narratives and Positionality” Narrative Matters, University of Twente, July 2018.

 

Compassionate Imagination: Constructing the Other” Narrative Matters, University of Twente, July 2018.

 

“Conflictual Narratives of National Belonging” International Society for Political Psychology, University of Edinburgh, July  2017.

 

“‘I agreed with Stalin’: The challenge of taking data seriously” Panel on Scholarship and activism: Civic Engagement and Its Discontents; Association of Moral Education, Harvard University, December 2016.

 

“The Political Imagination:  Narratives of the ‘not-yet’ and the ‘might have been’ “Part of panel ‘Imagining Social Change: Individual and Collective Visions of Political Possibility’ International Society for Political Psychology, Warsaw, Poland, 2016.

 

 

“Memories of the opening of the Berlin Wall: Commemoration, Context and Meaning” Part of panel on ‘Narratives of (In)security and the Politics of Engagement’ International Society for Political Psychology, San Diego 2015.

 

Political Forgiveness and the Statute of Limitations 36th  Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Herzyleya, Israel. July 2013.

 

“Political Lives Over Time”  Panel on Reflections on a Political Life. One of five panels on Political Narratives. Narrative Matters. American University of Paris. Paris, France. May 2012.

 

“Beyond narrative: The shape of traumatic testimony” Conference on The Life Story of Life Stories, Kingston University, July 2011.

 

‘The wall inside the heart’ twenty years on: Narrating East German identity. Part of panel  "Narratives of Security, Religion and Nation." 34th  Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey. July 2011.

 

 “The aging of activists and social movements” part of panel on “Narratives and Social Movements” International Society of Political Psychology Annual Conference, San Francisco 2010.

 

Other professional meetings at which I have presented papers include: British Psychological Society, International Society of Political Psychology, International Oral History Association, European Congress of Psychology, and the American Sociological Association.

 

 

 

PhD Supervisory and Examining Experience:

 

I have supervised 12 PhDs to completion in the UK.

 

PhD External Examiner, Department of Education, Aarhus University and Danish Institute Against Torture, Copenhagen, (2017).

 

PhD External Examiner, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol (2016).

 

PhD External Examiner, Department of Education and Professional Studies, King’s College London (2016).

 

PhD External Examiner, Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham, (2016).

 

PhD External Examiner, Northumbria University, Department of Social Sciences and Languages (2016).

 

PhD External Examiner, L’Université Paris Descartes, Sciences Humaines et Sociales, Sorbonne (2015).

 

PhD External Examiner, Faculty of Social Sciences, VU University Amsterdam (2014).

 

 

PhD External Examiner, Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College,  (2014).

 

PhD External Examiner, Institute of Education (2014).

 

PhD External Examiner, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford (2013).

 

PhD External Examiner, University of  Kwazulu-Natal (2013).

 

PhD External Examiner, University of West London (2013).

 

PhD Internal examiner. University of East London (2012, 2013).

 

PhD. External examiner, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge (2012).

 

PhD. External examiner, School of Business, Robert Gordon University (2011).

 

PhD. external examiner, Department of History, University of Sussex (2010).

 

Ph.D. external examiner, Department of Sociology, Bristol University, (2008, 2009).

 

Ph.D. external examiner, Institute of Education, (2008. 2014).

 

Ph.D. external examiner, Faculty of Social Policy, The Open University, (2005).

 

Ph.D. external examiner, Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa. (2003).

 

 

Advisory Boards

 

Advisory Board, Centre for Interdisciplinary Narrative Studies, Tampere, Finland, from June 2014.

 

Advisory Board, Paris Centre for Narrative Matters, from October, 2015.

 

Advisory Board  ESRC funded project “Understanding the Impact of Physical Activity on Experiences and Perceptions of (Self-) Ageing (everyday title "Moving Stories"), from September 2011 (30 months).

 

Advisory Board, Youth Empowering Parents (YEP), supported by $63,100 grant from Social Investment Fund of Toronto Community Housing Corporation. Recipient of Intercultural Innovation Award (2011) of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Programme. http://interculturalinnovation.org/the-award/

 

Advisory board, Major Leverhulme Grant, ‘Gendered Ceremony and Ritual in Parliaments: India, South Africa and Westminster ’ 2007-2011.

 

Advisory board, Major ESRC award programme on Identities and Social Action Programme: Identity, Performance and Social Action: The Use of Community Theatre Among Refugees April 2005 – March 2008

 

Advisory Board for `Surviving prison in later life' (ESRC) 2002-2004

 

Advisory Committee, Clark/Holy Cross Consortium on Narrative (2004 - )

 

 

 

External Committee Membership

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Aging and Society, from 2017.

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Narrative Politics, from 2013.

 

Editorial Board, Qualitative Psychology, from 2013.

 

Editorial Board, Political Psychology, from 2010.

 

Editorial Board, Journal fűr Psychologie: Theorie, Forschung, Praxis, from 2010.

 

Editorial Board, Narrative Works: Issues, Investigations, & Interventions, from 2010.

 

Conference organizing committee, International Society of Political Psychology, Paris 2008.

 

Governing Council, International Society for Political Psychology (2006-  )

 

Chair, Dissertation Award Committee, International Society for Political Psychology, 2008-2009.

 

Selection Committee for the Harold Lasswell and Nevitt Sanford Awards, International Society of Political Psychology 2005.

 

Review Panelist for Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace Scholarship, United States Institute of Peace. (1995)

 

External evaluator/reviewer (see also ‘PhD examinations)

 

External Reviewer, Imagination Institute, Grants for “Advancing the Science of Imagination: Toward an ‘Imagination Quotient” supported by John Templeton Foundation. (2015)

 

External Reviewer, Research Grants Programme, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, (2011)

 

Course external examiner, Undergraduate Certificate in Life History Work, University of Sussex (2006-2007).

 

Course external examiner, MA in Life History Research, University of Sussex (2002-2007 ).

 

External Reviewer for Senior Research Fellowship, Vrije Universiteit Brussels (2010).

 

External Reviewer for advancement to Professor, Above Scale, University of California, Irvine (2010).

 

External Reviewer for grant applications and end of award reports, ESRC (2002, 2006, 2008).

 

External Reviewer of applications to the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) (2003)

 

External Reviewer for Sociology, Sociological Forum, Feminism and Psychology, Contemporary Sociology, Oral History, Aging and Society and Cambridge University Press, Macmillan Publishers, Oxford University Press. (1992 -)

 

 

Methodological Expertise

 

“Narrative, Agency, and Social Change” Methodology Workshop, Narrative Matters, University of Twente, July 2018.

 

“Exploring Political Narratives” 2nd NEST (Narrative Enquire for Social Transformation) International Conference, University of the Witwatersand, Johannesburg, South Africa, March 2018

 

“Exploring Political Narratives,” New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program Workshop, Harvard Graduate School of Education, October 2017.

 

“Counter-narratives and Subaltern Knowledge: Reading against the Grain” SINS 17 (Summer Course in Narrative Studies), Aarhus University, Sonderborg, Denmark, August 2017.

 

Andrews, M. and G. Crow (2016) “Biographical Interviews and Imagined Futures Essay” When Methods Meet Virtual Learning Resources,  National Centre for Research Methods. https://vimeo.com/172325857 (Password WMM)

 

Summer Academy, International Society of Political Psychology, San Diego, CA. 2015,  and Warsaw, Poland 2016.

 

Pre-conference workshop, Ethics of Storytelling: Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature, Media and Visual Arts , University of Turku, Turku, Finland. June 2015.

 

Member, New frontiers in qualitative longitudinal methods, part of the Methodological Innovation Network, funded by National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), September 2012.

 

“What is Narrative Interviewing?” National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) Research Methods Festival. Oxford. July 2012. https://www.ncrm.ac.uk/resources/video/RMF2012/whatis.php?id=b6235e4

 

Participation in “Narrative Innovations,” Summer School, Monash University Prato Campus, Prato Italy. June 2012.

 

“Between a possibility and an impossibility of speech: Interviews and Narratives of Trauma” Postgraduate Pre-conference Workshop, After the Crisis: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Narrative of Traumatic Events, University of Agder, Krsitiansand, Norway. June 2012

 

Narrative, Agency and Social Change. Pre-conference Workshop. Narrative Matters. Paris, France. June 2012.

 

Narrative Ethics. One-day workshop for the NOVELLA project of the ESRC Phase III Node. National Centre for Research Methods. March 2012.

 

“What is Narrative? Connecting Macro and Micro Political Stories”.  What is Narrative? workshop for the NOVELLA project of the ESRC Phase III Node. National Centre for Research Methods. March 2012.

 

Master Class in Narrative Research. Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. December 2011.

 

National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) Training Day: Narrative Research Methods. Conducted as part of NOVELLA ESRC Node. Institute of Education, September 2011.

 

Invitation Symposium on Narratives, Context and Learning, Education Research Centre, University of Brighton. May 2011.

 

‘I and Thou’: Relationship and balance between self and other in narrative research  Area Specialisation and Social Sciences in Research Methods Teaching: Linking Research and Teaching Practice, St. Anthony’s College, Oxford University, March 2011.

 

Invited one-day workshop leader, “Doing Narrative Research”  Qualitative Research Summer School, School of Nursing, Dublin City University, June 2010.

 

International Benchmarking Review of UK Sociology. Invited to participate as methodology specialist. Holiday Inn, Regents Park, London. October 2009.

 

“Making sense of Life History data: The shifting ground of interpretation”  EUROQUAL Qualitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences: Archives and Life-History Research;

Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. September 2009.

 

“Studying Lives” with Amia Lieblich, Ruthellen Josselson, and Suzanne Oulette. Qualitative Methods for Social Critique, Graduate Centre, City University of New York, May 2009.

 

Participation in an invitation only two-day symposium on “Archiving and Reusing Qualitative Data: Theory, Methods and Ethics across Disciplines”, sponsored by the ESRC’s National Centre for Research Methods, University of Sussex, November 2008.

 

Two-day training workshop on Narrative Analysis for the ESRC’s National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), March 2007.

 

Methodology training workshop for ESRC Social Identities and Action Project, Milton Keynes, May 2005.

 

International Symposium on empirical research methodologies of transitional justice mechanisms (Invited participant). Stellenbosch, South Africa. November 2002.

 

Data sets archived at the British Library, Nottingham University (through ESRC Qualitdata) and the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, Berlin.

 

Grants/ Awards

 

Project partner, “The Literary in Life: Exploring the Boundaries between Literature and the Everyday”, Academy of Finland (2015-2019)

 

Co-investigator, “Narratives of Varied Everyday Lives and Linked Approaches,” (NOVELLA) ESRC-funded, National Centre for Research Methods Phase III node,  £1,292.164;  2011-2014.

 

Project support, Wissenschaftzentrum Berlin, €30,000 2010-2012.

 

Fellow, Higher Education Academy, Standard Descriptor 3. Awarded 2011.

 

University Teaching Fellow, University of East London. 2011.

 

2008 Outstanding book of the year award, American Education Research Association Narrative and Research Special Interest Group.

 

ESRC seminar series: “Methods in Dialogue” Award Ref RES – 451-26-0097, November 2003 – May 2005. Award held jointly between London East Research Institute and the Centre for Narrative Research

 

British Academy, July 2002. Travel Grant. To attend conference in Cape Town, at which I was a keynote speaker. £600

 

The Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship 1998-1999,

 

"Gender and Aging: Cohort Effects on the Salience of Gender" £15,000

 

l990 Social Issues Dissertation Award.  Awarded by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues branch of the American Psychological Association.  August l990.

 

Media and other external consultations

 

Podcast in the series The Radical Therapist, October 2019  

https://chrishoffmft.podbean.com/e/the-radical-therapist-071-%e2%80%93-narrative-and-forgiveness-w-dr-molly-andrews/

 

Press Release from University of Helsinki, October 2019 https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/society-economy/activists-in-the-gdr-opposed-the-state-but-did-not-wish-for-the-unification-of-germany

 

Extensively quoted in The i newsletter “The poster children: A new wave of young activists are leading protests around the world” April 26th, 2019 https://inews.co.uk/news/protests-young-activists-greta-thunberg-malala-parkland

 

Consultant, “Unclaimed” (curated by The Liminal Space) Exhibition at the Barbican Centre, 11 February – 3 May 2019.

 

BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour, interviewed by Jane Garvey on Narrative Imagination and Everyday Life, 30 January 2017.

 

Discussant, Old Vic post-performance Q & A following production of “Ages”, Old Vic New Voices and BBC Community Production, June 2015.

 

 

Interviewed for BBC Radio 4 programme, “Something Understood” episode on “Story: The Impulse for Meaning” June 2012.

 

Extensively interviewed for, and quoted in New York Times “Nice Resumé: Have you considered Botox?” , by Natasha Singer, January 24th, 2008.

 

Extensively interviewed for, and quoted in The Telegraph, “Age No Bar” February 12, 2008.

 

Quoted in The Telegraph, “Charla Krupp’s How Not to Look Old: The ageing debate gets ugly” March 23, 2008.

 

Consulted for BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour programme “Beauty of the Aging Female Face”, November 2006.

 

Koulutus / tieteellinen pätevyys

Psychology, PhD, University of Cambridge

Psychology, EdM in Human Development, Harvard University

Political Science, BA Magna Cum Laude, Tufts University

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A Chronicle of Mentoring Scholarship

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Quality Indicators in Narrative Research

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The Centre for Narrative Research

Andrews, M., 2020, (Hyväksytty/In press) The University of East London: A Radical History. Rustin, M. & Poynter, G. (toim.). Lawrence & Wishart

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The Mystery of the Dangerous Book

Andrews, M., 2020, (Hyväksytty/In press) Stories Changing Lives. Squire, C. (toim.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

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