Biography

Rachel has an academic background in social anthropology, sociology and social work and long experience of teaching at University level. Her PhD work looked at gender and development and was based on long-term ethnographic fieldwork in Ghana. Rachel is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Rachel is a registered social worker and has a practice background in social work with children, young people and families.
Rachel is currently Course Director for BA Social Work at Keele.

Research and scholarship

Rachel has research interests in social work and social development.

Teaching

Rachel currently teaches human growth and development and key concepts from the social sciences at BA level and life course development at MA level. Rachel also coordinates a BA module in professional skills’ development. Rachel supervises professional doctorates in social work.

Selected Publications

  • Folami OM and Naylor RJ. 2017. Police and cross-border crime in an era of globalisation: The case of the Benin–Nigeria border. Security Journal, 859-879, vol. 30(3). doi>
  • Naylor R. 2017. Gender Rights and Sustainable Development Education: The case of domestic violence with particular reference to Africa. Policy & Practice : A Development Education Review, 59-87. link> full text>
  • Naylor R. Domestic violence, Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals: Exploring Current Policy and Practice with Particular Reference to Africa.

Full Publications Listshow

Journal Articles

  • Folami OM and Naylor RJ. 2017. Police and cross-border crime in an era of globalisation: The case of the Benin–Nigeria border. Security Journal, 859-879, vol. 30(3). doi>
  • Naylor R. 2017. Gender Rights and Sustainable Development Education: The case of domestic violence with particular reference to Africa. Policy & Practice : A Development Education Review, 59-87. link> full text>

Other

  • Naylor R. Domestic violence, Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals: Exploring Current Policy and Practice with Particular Reference to Africa.