Dr Pam Lowe

Senior Lecturer in Sociology

Pam Lowe joined Aston in September 2005. Most of her teaching and research is centred around women’s reproductive health, with a particular interest in pregnancy, contraception and parenting. Recently she has worked on a number of projects including examining the construction of foetal alcohol syndrome in British newspapers and the deployment of neuroscience in parenting policy. Currently she is undertaking a project with partners at Coventry University examining young people’s understanding of sexual consent.
  • BA (Hons)/ MA/ PhD, Warwick 

Undergraduate Modules

  • LK1009 Understanding Social Divisions A
  • LK1010 Understanding Social Divisions B
  • LK2006 CSI: Crime, Subversion and Inequality
  • LK3009 Health Matters
  • LK3013 Pregnancy and Politics: Cultural Norms and Family Policy

Postgraduate Modules

  • LYM001 Social Divisions


  • Sociology of Health and Illness, particularly women’s reproductive health
  • Parenting cultures
  • Sexualities
  • Feminist Theory
  • Qualitative methodology

Lowe, P & Page, S-J 2018, '' On the Wet Side of the Womb’: The construction of mothers in anti-abortion activism in England and WalesEuropean Journal of Women' s Studies.

For more publications please see Pam's full research profile.
  • British Sociological Association
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Feminist and Women's Studies Association
  • University and School Ethics Committee
  • Aston Health Research and Innovation Cluster (AHRIC)
Room:  NW 913a
Phone: 0121 204 3807
Fax:  0121 204 3766