Beth joined the Sport Studies teaching team at Sheffield Hallam in 2004. Her main research interests are media representations and equity policies in sport. Her PhD was awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University in 2007 and focused on the inclusion and progression of women in FA coach education. Beth also oversees the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity’s undergraduate courses, with a particular focus on enhancing the student experience.
Beth has recently been working on equality and governance in cricket and content analyses of media representations of gender and nation at major sport events (2015 football World Cups, 2017 Euros) and in BBC sports news programming.
- The Media and Major Sports Events
Black J and Fielding-Lloyd B (2017) Re-establishing the ‘outsiders: English press coverage of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. International Review for Sociology of Sport.
Fielding-Lloyd B and Meân L (2016) Women training to coach a male sport: Managing gendered identities and masculinist discourses. Communication and Sport 4(4): 401-423.
Fielding-Lloyd B and Meȃn L (2011) ‘I don’t think I can catch it’: Women, confidence and responsibility in football coach education. Soccer and Society 12(3): 344 – 363.
Fielding-Lloyd B and Meân L (2008) Standards and Separatism: The discursive construction of gendered practice within English football coach education. Sex Roles 58(1/2): 24 – 39.