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James Fletcher is a sociologist and gerontologist. He is currently teaching for the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine.


  • Dementia, including interpretative approaches to dementia
  • The health and social care divide
  • Ageing
  • Mental illness
  • Chronic conditions
  • Disability

James' current research focuses on the dynamics of informal dementia care networks in the United Kingdom. His work is informed by symbolic interactionist and anti-psychiatrist ideas, as well as social theory more generally.

Further details

See James' research profile