Academic publications

Where possible, I have made pre-publication versions available for publications if they are not open access. The journal version is linked under the title, and the pre-publication version (with the full text) is linked after the entry where available.

Peer-reviewed publications

Bull, A., Duggan, M., Livesey, L., 2022. Researching Students’ Experiences of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Harassment: Reflections and Recommendations from Surveys of Three UK HEIs. Social Sciences 11, 373. [open access]
See blog post outlining key points from this article.

Coy, M., Bull, A., Libarkin, J., Page, T., 2022. Who is the Practitioner in Faculty-Staff Sexual Misconduct Work?: Views from the UK and US. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 37. Pre-publication version: Who is the Practitioner?

“Staff sexual misconduct in higher education: impacts, responses and challenges”, in: Gender-based Violence in Higher Education. Edited by Clarissa Humphreys and Graham Towl. Routledge. Pre-publication version

“Power, hierarchies and higher education: Rape on campus in India and the UK” (with Adrija Dey). In Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking (second edition). Edited by Miranda Horvath and Jennifer Brown. Pre-publication version.

Allen, K., Bull, A. Harden, P., Hart, S., Jasińska, K., Koellinger, P., Kraftl, P., Martschenko, D., Mitchell, C., Noble, K.G., Nxumale, F., Obradović, J., Porter, T., Steyer, L., Williamson, B. and Wolf, S. ‘Individual differences and influences on learning’ in Bugden, S. and Borst, G. (eds.) Education and the learning experience in reimagining education: The International Science and Evidence based Education Assessment [Duraiappah, A.K., Atteveldt, N.M. van et al. (eds.)]. New Delhi: UNESCO MGIEP.

Bull, A., 2022. Getting it right: Why classical music’s “pedagogy of correction” is a barrier to equity. Music Educators’ Journal. Pre-publication version: Getting it right

Oman, S. and Bull, A. 2021. Joining up well-being and sexual misconduct data and policy in HE: To stand in the gap as a feminist approach . The Sociological Review. See 16-minute video presentation of this paper here.

Bull, A. 2021. Catalysts and rationales for reporting staff sexual misconduct to UK higher education institutions. Journal of Gender-Based Violence. Pre-publication version: Catalysts and rationales for reporting
Bull, A., Scharff, C. 2021. Classical music as genre: Hierarchies of value within freelance classical musicians’ discourses. [open access] European Journal of Cultural Studies (with Christina Scharff, King’s College London).

«Respectabilité» et musique classique: classe, genre et race au croisement des inégalités dans la formation musicale. [‘‘Respectability’ and classical music: Examining the intersections of class, gender and race to understand inequalities in musical training’] In Buscatto, M., Cordier, M., and Laillier, J., (eds) “La fabrique des inégalités au cœur des formations artistiques”. Agone 65. Pre-publication version in English:: Agone article Final

Bull, A., Page, T., 2021. Students’ accounts of grooming and boundary-blurring behaviours by academic staff in UK higher education. Gender and Education 1–16.  Pre-publication version

Bull, Anna, Georgina Calvert-Lee, and Tiffany Page. 2020. “Discrimination in the Complaints Process: Introducing the Sector Guidance to Address Staff Sexual Misconduct in UK Higher Education.” [link is to pre-publication version] Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education.

Bull, A., 2019. Class, control and classical music. New York: Oxford University Press.

– See also review of my book for the European Journal of Cultural Studies (link to pdf full version)

Page, T., Bull, A., and Chapman, E. Forthcoming, 2019. Making Power Visible: Activism to Address Staff Sexual Misconduct. Violence Against Women. Pre-publication version.

Baker, G., Bull, A., and Taylor, M. 2018. Who Watches the Watchmen? Evaluating Evaluations of El Sistema. British Journal of Music Education, 1-15. Pre-publication version.

Bull, A. 2018. ‘Uncertain Capital: The Role of Class and Gender in the Imagined Futures of Young Classical Musicians’ in Chris Dromey & Julia Haferkorn (eds), The Classical Music Industry. London: Routledge, 79-95.

Bull, A, and Allen, K. 2018. Introduction: Sociological Interrogations of the Turn to Character. Sociological Research Online, 23.2 June, 392-398.

Allen, K., and Bull, A. 2018. Following Policy: A Network Ethnography of the UK Character Education Policy Community. Sociological Research Online, 23.2 June, 438-458. Pre-publication version.

Bull, A., Scharff, C., 2017. ‘McDonalds’ Music’ Versus ‘Serious Music’: How Production and Consumption Practices Help to Reproduce Class Inequality in the Classical Music Profession. Cultural Sociology 11 (3), 283-301. doi:10.1177/1749975517711045 Pre-publication version.

Bull, A., 2016. Gendering the middle classes: the construction of conductors’ authority in youth classical music groups. The Sociological Review 64, 855–871. doi:10.1111/1467-954X.12426 Pre-publication version.

Bull, A. 2016. El Sistema as a bourgeois social project: Class, gender, and Victorian values. Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education 15 (1): 122–55. (open access).


Voices for Change in the Classical Music Profession: New Ideas for Tackling Inequalities and Exclusions. (Co-edited with Christina Scharff, King’s College London, and Laudan Nooshin, City University). Oxford University Press

The social aesthetics of classical music: how musical practices reproduce classed cultures and inequalities. In Perspectives on music after Bourdieu – interdisciplinary research on music with and beyond Bourdieu’s concept and methods. Edited by Rainer Diaz-Bone & Andreas Lehmann-Wermser. Springer.

Afterword. Sexual Misconduct in Academia: Informing an ethics of care in the university. Edited by Erin Pritchard and Delyth Edwards. Routledge.

Classical music after #MeToo: Tackling sexual harassment and misconduct in music higher education institutions. In: Reitsamer, R., Prokop, R. (Eds.), Higher Music Education and Employability in a Neoliberal World. Bloomsbury.

Bhachu, D., Blier-Carruthers, A., Bradley, A., Bull, A., James, S. Forthcoming, 2022. “Slow Train Coming? Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in UK Music Higher Education”. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Music Studies Network.

Public reports

Wilson, N., Gross, J., and Bull, A. 2017. “Towards Cultural Democracy. Promoting Cultural Capabilities for Everyone.” London: King’s College London

National Union of Students. 2018. “Power in the Academy: Staff Sexual Misconduct in UK Higher Education.” April 4, 2018

Bull, A., & Rye, R. 2018. “Silencing students: institutional responses to staff sexual misconduct in higher education”. The 1752 Group/University of Portsmouth

The 1752 Group, McAllister Olivarius, 2020. “Sector guidance to address staff sexual misconduct in UK higher education: Recommendations for reporting, investigation and decision-making procedures relating to student complaints of staff sexual misconduct”

Journal articles under review

Professional boundaries between faculty/staff and students in UK higher education: students’ levels of comfort with personal and sexualised interactions (with Alexander Bradley, Tiffany Page, Chi Chi Shi, Joanne Wilson)

Challenging classical music’s genre conventions: Findings from a project on youth voice in instrumental education.

Invited book chapters under review

Speaking Out about Sexual and Gender-based Violence and Harassment in Higher Education. In The Bloomsbury International Handbook of Student Voice in Higher Education. Edited by Jerusha Conner, Launa Gauthier, Rille Raaper and Carolina Guzmán Valenzuela.