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Dr Alex Aldridge

  • Overview



    Alex's research explores the intersections of drug use and sexual practice, and related issues around sexual ethics. Alongside their academic work, Alex works as a welfare officer for various queer club nights in London. Their current research explores community-led approaches to sexual violence prevention and drug harm reduction in nightlife contexts and beyond. 


    • PhD, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2023

    Administrative responsibilities

    • Exams officer

    Professional activities

    Sex and drugs lead for Global Drug Survey 

    Co-presenter for the People and Dancefloors radio show

  • Research


    Research interests

    • sex on drugs
    • sexual ethics
    • affective capacities
    • sexual consent
  • Supervision and teaching

    Supervision and teaching


    Teaching modules

    • Regulating Sex and Sexuality (LACN019S7)
    • Contemporary Criminological Theory (LACN021S7)
    • Social Research Methods (LALA189H6)
    • Criminology and Social Theory (LALA200H6)