Nathan Erskine

  • Lecturer in Working with Children & Families and Youth & Community Work
  • Institute of Health
  • Social Science
 Nathan Erskine


Lecturer on both the BA(Hons) Working with Children and Families and BA(Hons) Youth and Community Work degree programmes at the Lancaster Campus since August 2013.

Qualifications and memberships

PgCert Advancing Academic Practice - University of Cumbria (2015)

MA Comparative Ethnic Conflict - Queens University of Belfast (2012)

BA(Hons) Youth and Community Development Work - Lancaster University (Studied at UoC) (2010)


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

JNC Accredited Youth Worker

Academic and research interests

  • Sociological Perspectives of Young People & Wider Society
  • Cultural Theory
  • Northern Irish History, Community and Politics
  • Political Theory
  • Conflict Resolution & Peace Education


Recent external roles

My professional and voluntary history has included roles such as:

  • Manager of Young Persons Venue in a Local Authority;
  • Support Worker for Adults with Autism in Charitable Residential Setting;
  • Young Carers Youth Worker in the Charitable Sector;
  • Various Youth Work Roles in Northern Ireland surrounding Community Relations and Learning Disability


Previous board-level roles include:


  • Trustee at Positive Futures;
  • Preston Preston Strategic Partnership's Citizens Panel;
  • Procedures Group Representative for Northern Ireland at the UK Youth Parliament;
  • External Affairs Representative at the Northern Ireland Youth Forum;
  • Chairperson of Ballymagee Youth Centre Community Committee;