BSc (Hons), MA, MSc, PhD, PGCE
Anthony has taught at Middlesex University since 2007. He currently holds the position of Lecturer in Tourism and is a member of the University's Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and Tourism Policy Research Group. Anthony has worked on a range of projects exploring the lifeworlds of several 'hard-to-reach' groups, has experience of working as part of cross-national research teams and has a specific interest in the deployment of participatory qualitative research techniques.
Key teaching interests include:
Key areas of research interest include:
Thom B, Herring R, Thickett A & Duke K (2015) The Alcohol Health Alliance: the emergence of an advocacy coalition to stimulate policy change. British Politics (early online)
Thickett A, Elekes Z, Allaste A, Kaha K, Moskalewicz J, Kobin M & Thom B (2013) The Meaning and use of drinking terms: contrasts and commonalities across four European countries. Drugs: education, prevention and policy Vol. 20 No. 5
MacGregor S & Thickett A (2011) Partnerships and communities in English drug policy: The challenge of deprivation. International Journal of Drug Policy Vol. 22 Issue 6
Thickett A (2011) Khat use: what direction for policy? (editorial). Drugs: education, prevention and policy Vol. 18 No. 6
Selected conference proceedings
Thickett A (2012) Engaging 'hard to reach' groups in qualitative alcohol research: challenges and opportunities. Plenary presentation at the 38th Kettil Bruun Society Annual Conference. Stavanger, Norway
Thickett A & Graham K (2011) Two sides to every story? Reflections of researcher and participant on the video diary elicitation interviewing process. Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference. London, England
Thom, Betsy and Herring, Rachel and Thickett, Anthony and Duke, Karen L. (2015) The Alcohol Health Alliance: the emergence of an advocacy coalition to stimulate policy change. British Politics . ISSN 1746-918X (Published online first)
Thom, Betsy and Beccaria, Franca and Bjerge, Bagga and Duke, Karen L. and Eisenbach-Stangl, Irmgard and Herring, Rachel and Holmila, Marja and Houborg, Esben and Asmussen Frank, Vibeke and Moskalewicz, Jacek and Rolando, Sara and Thickett, Anthony and Warpenius, Katariina and Welbel, Marta (2015) Stakeholder ownership: a theoretical framework for cross national understanding and analyses of stakeholder involvement in issues of substance use, problem use and addiction. Project Report. ALICE RAP European Commission.
Duke, Karen L. and Herring, Rachel and Thickett, Anthony and Thom, Betsy (2013) Substitution treatment in the era of recovery: an analysis of stakeholder roles and policy windows in Britain. Substance Use and Misuse, 48 (11). pp. 966-976. ISSN 1082-6084
Thickett, Anthony and Allaste, E. Z. and Kasia, K. and Moskalewicz, Jacek and Thom, Betsy (2013) Drinking terms and concepts: their meaning and use. Drugs: education, prevention and policy, 20 (5). pp. 375-382. ISSN 0968-7637
Hurcombe, Rachel and Bayley, Mariana and Thickett, Anthony and Thom, Betsy (2012) Perspectives on alcohol use in a traveller community: an exploratory case study. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 5 (3). pp. 89-97. ISSN 1757-0980