Jeffrey Gavin

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Dr Jeff Gavin is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the Department of Psychology. As a Critical Social Psychologist, he has an established programme of research examining how identities are constructed and negotiated through online communication. He is particularly interested in internet dating, social media, and online support, stalking and revenge porn. His work involves both textual and visual analyses of online interactions, as well as the design and implementation of online support in collaboration with colleagues in Human-Computer-Interaction. Dr Gavin has engaged in consultancy work with Match.com in the UK and Japan, and had funding from the National Institute for Health Research and Alcohol Research UK.

Research interests

  • Self & identity online
  • Online relationships, Social networking sites, and online support
  • Research ethics online

Research interests

internet dating

online identities

online support

online stalking & revenge porn

ethical issues in online research

 

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Attributions of victim responsibility in revenge pornography

Gavin, J. & Scott, A., 3 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research. 11, 4, p. 263-272 10 p.

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The attractiveness, trustworthiness and desirability of autistic males' online dating profiles

Gavin, J., Rees-Evans, D., Duckett, A. & Brosnan, M., 1 Sep 2019, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 98, p. 189-195 7 p.

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The presentation of self-harm recovery: A Thematic Analysis of YouTube videos

Ryan-Vig, S., Gavin, J. & Rodham, K., 2019, In : Deviant Behavior. 40, 12, p. 1596-1608 14 p.

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    A phenomenological analysis of the expressive and communicative functions of deliberate self-harm

    Author: Bandalli, P., 1 Oct 2011

    Supervisor: Rodham, K. (Supervisor) & Gavin, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

    Impression formation on social network sites during university transition

    Author: Doodson, J., 1 Mar 2017

    Supervisor: Gavin, J. (Supervisor) & Joiner, R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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    Internet of Things for Long Distance Parent-Adult Child Relationships

    Author: Patil, B., 3 Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Stanton Fraser, D. (Supervisor) & Gavin, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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    The information preferences of those with food allergies and food intolerances: Learning from social media

    Author: Hamshaw, R. J. T., 7 Nov 2018

    Supervisor: Barnett, J. (Supervisor), Gavin, J. (Supervisor) & Lucas, J. S. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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    Understanding the impact of self-harm on friendship: A qualitative approach

    Author: Heath, H., 9 May 2016

    Supervisor: Gavin, J. (Supervisor) & Rodham, K. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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