Dr Philippa Carr

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Dr Philippa Carr is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at UWE Bristol. Prior to working at UWE, she worked as a Lecturer on Social Psychology and Qualitative Research Methods modules at Leeds Beckett University. Philippa completed her PhD at Coventry University in 2019. Her thesis explored how the super-rich use talk about psychological concepts to legitimise extreme wealth in television broadcasts.

Area of expertise

Philippa's research explores how extreme wealth inequality is presented in the media. She is interested in how public arguments for extreme wealth are used to legitimise inequality and practices such as inheritance that impede social mobility.


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