Dr Christian Morgner

MA sociology (major) and media studies and psychology (minor), PhD in sociology

Dr Christian Morgner

Senior Lecturer

Department: Management School

Faculty: Social Sciences

Research expertise

  • Dementia and pain

  • Technology and interaction

  • Diversity and inclusivity in health care


Email: c.morgner@sheffield.ac.uk

University profile


Dr Christian Morgner is a Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Creative Industries at the Management School. Prior to this appointment as Senior Lecturer, he was Lecturer at the University of Leicester, held a postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Hitotsubashi University, Japan funded by the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science and worked as a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge funded by the German Academic Exchange Service. He has also held visiting fellowships at Yale University, University of Lucerne, University of Leuven and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris).

His research combines the idea of co-creation with complexity studies and network analysis. As such, he is interested in researching collaborative practices, such as, interactions with technology, communication of pain and arts interventions in dementia contexts.

From 2018–2021, he was the Early Career Representative of the ARUK Midlands network. Currently, he is a member of the Dementia, Arts and Wellbeing Network (DAWN) and International Health Humanities Network.