Professor Eileen Green is a sociologist and Emerita Professor at Teesside University, where she was founding Director of the Centre for Social and Policy Research, which specialised in community action projects. Before this, she was Reader and Head of Sociology at Sheffield Hallam University. Her research interests include gender studies, young people and risk, women’s health and leisure and digital sociology. She is a past Chair of the Leisure Studies Association and the British Sociological Association. She currently holds an Honorary Professorial Fellowship at the University of Warwick.