Gavin Maclean

Gavin Maclean

Dr Gavin Maclean



Gavin Maclean is a Lecturer in Sociology within the School of Applied Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University. Since being awarded his PhD, he has worked as a research assistant on projects investigating mental health and welfare reform, Gaelic revival in education and the workplace, and collectivism in open source software development. Gavin has a degree in Management, a Masters by Research in Social Research and a PhD, all from Heriot-Watt University. Drawing primarily on qualitative research, Gavin’s PhD examined the conflict between artistic freedom and the commercial pressures of work within the recorded music industry.