Dr Eddy Hogg is a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and is Co-Director of Education and Student Experience for the Division of Law, Society and Social Justice and Director of Studies for the BA Social Policy and Social Change and the BA Health and Social Care courses.
His research looks at volunteering, charitable giving and public attitudes to the voluntary sector. His research interests include volunteering and charitable giving for public services; youth volunteering; the value of charity involvement in supporting young people; attitudes towards charity regulation in England and Wales and; charity engagement with the Fundraising Regulator. Dr Hogg is currently a co-investigator on a large ESRC-funded project looking at how voluntary action has been mobilised in the four nations of the United Kingdom during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dr Hogg completed his PhD at Northumbria University in 2012, which looked at how volunteering undertaken by older adults relates to their volunteering and other work activities across the lifecourse. This research was undertaken in collaboration with Age UK and funded by an ESRC CASE Studentship. Prior to this he completed a BA (2007) and an MA (2008) in Geography at the University of Manchester.
Dr Hogg’s recent research projects have explored:
Dr Hogg welcomes approaches from prospective students interested in researching volunteering and the voluntary sector.