Kay Brady has worked in a variety of areas; in areas such as substance misuse, harm reduction and domestic abuse.
Kay joined the University of Hull in 2003 and has taught on a range of themes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her research and interests are around domestic abuse, substance use and harm reduction, homelessness and also mature students within Higher Education.
She currently sits on the Board of Directors for a large project which supports and houses victims of domestic violence.
Kay is the Director For Foundation Year Studies across the University, co-ordinating modules, centralising the delivery and enhancing the student experience. Within the Department of Criminology & Sociology Kay is also the Director for Education and Student Experience.
Current PhD supervision:
Dissociation as an emotion-regulation defence mechanism: an exploration of adjustment to prison life through the lens of the dissociating young male prisoner.
Lived experiences of the homeless LGBTQ community.
Drugs and drug use
Sex workers (SSWs)
Mature students within Higher Education
Teaching and Learning
Kay currently teaches core research methods modules for Criminology students. She delivers an option module at Level 6 around her research of drugs and drug use.