Louise Doherty

Staff details

Position Part-Time Lecturer MA Community Studies
Email l.doherty (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7 919 7904
Louise Doherty

Louise joined the teaching staff at Goldsmiths as a visiting lecturer in 2012. Louise has an extensive background in youth and community work as a practitioner, artist educator and project manager spanning over twenty years. With a particular interest in using the arts as a tool within transformational youth work, Louise has developed innovative and creative partnerships with a diverse range of organisation including Tate Modern, Peckham Platform and Groundwork as well as over a decade of developing international and European youth exchange work.

Hours: Tuesdays/variable

Academic qualifications

  • MA (Distinction) Applied Anthropology, Community & Youth Work
  • JNC Qualified
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art & Design


Lecturer and Tutor on the MA Applied Anthropology Community & Youth Work

Areas of supervision

MA Tutees and Dissertation Supervision

Research Interests

  • Undervaluing of the social professions.
  • Youth work as a transformational and radical tool for social justice and equality.
  • Adult and youth voluntary association.
  • Creative arts in youth and community work.