Dr Anthony Ellis
1.What is your position within the School?
Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology.
2.How long have you worked in the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences, University of Salford?
I joined the School in August 2014.
3.Which building are you based in?
4.Why did you choose to work within the School?
Salford has a long and rich history of teaching and research in the fields of sociology and criminology, which is important for me.
5.What is your most memorable moment of being in the School?
Finding out I had been nominated for a teaching award.
6.What is your biggest dream?
Rotherham United FC to lift the FA Cup at Wembley.
7.When you are not at work what do you do to relax?
Read, watch films, gym, watch football, spend time with family.
8.What was your first job?
Waiter and porter in a hotel.
9. What has been your greatest achievement?
Winning the British Society of Criminology Critical Criminology Network Prize for my book Men, Masculinities and Violence: An Ethnographic Study.
10.What would make your job easier?
A cure for writer’s block.
11.Finally, what one piece of advice would you give to students/colleagues?
Be open to new ideas.