Tamsin Boswell

Sheffield Methods Institute

Doctoral Researcher


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Tamsin Boswell
Sheffield Methods Institute
The Wave
2 Whitham Road
S10 2AH

Tamsin is a regularly recurring character within the University of Sheffield timeline. After first completing her BA in Sociology in 2018, and then her MA in Digital Media and Society in 2020 within the Department of Sociological Studies, Tamsin joined the Sheffield Methods Institute in 2022. Tamsin's main interest lie in exploring the world of fanfiction and its relationship to masculinity, digital media and everyday life.


BA Sociology

MA Digital Media and Society

Research interests

Gender Fandoms

Fanfiction and Fan

Practices Digital Methods

Research group

PhD Supervisors:

Dr Kitty Nichols

Dr Tim Highfield


SMI Studentship (2022-2025)