Members | Affiliated members | Research Students




Professor Tariq Modood


Emeritus Professor Steve Fenton

Assistant Director

Emeritus Professor Harriet Bradley

School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Dr Jon Fox

Assistant Director, Senior Lecturer

Dr Katharine Charsley

Senior Lecturer

Dr Jo Haynes

Senior Lecturer

Dr Esther Dermott

Reader, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Dr Saffron Karlsen

Senior Lecturer

Dr Siobhan McAndrew

Lecturer in Sociology with Quantitative Research Methods

Dr Therese O’Toole

Senior Lecturer

Dr Nabil Khattab

Marie-Curie Career Development Fellow

Dr Marta Bolognani

Research Associate,  Marriage, Migration and Integration

Dr Aleksandra Lewicki

Research Associate, Building The Bridge

And Editorial Assistant, Ethnicities Journal

Dr Melanie Griffiths

ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow

Dr Karen Bell

Research Assistant


Affiliated Members



Dr Parveen Akhtar

British Academy Research Fellow

Dr Stephen Jones

Research Assistant, Public Spirit

Dr Will Guy

Affiliated member

Dr Daniel Nilsson DeHanas

Affiliiated member

Dr Jan Dobbernack

Senior Lecturer, University of Lincoln

Dr Nasar Meer

Reader in Comparative Social Policy and Citizenship, Strathclyde University

Dr Varun Uberoi

Lecturer in Politics and History, Brunel University

Emeritus Professor Michael Banton

Affiliated member

Professor Stephen May

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland


Research Students


Dissertation title

Ayse Tecmen

Culture Tourism in Turkey: The discourse used in International Cultural Cooperation Projects and their influence on the conception of the Turkish brand

Terri-Anne Teo

The competing conceptualisations of multiculturalism in the discourses and practices of Singapore

Katharina Buck

Nationality and national identity in post-Soviet Kazakhstan

Esther Lumutenga

Colonial Discourse and Contemporary Youth Culture

Aishath(Reesha) Zubair

Migrant professionals in the Maldives tourist industry

Abdullah Parmaksiz

The role of religion in public debate and legal regulation in a 'post-secular' age

Natasha Carver

The impact of British immigration laws on the integration and cultural norms of migrant family members within the Bristol Somali community

Erdem Dikici

The Role of Turkish-Based Civil Movements in the Debates, Activities, and Politics of Turkish Integration in Britain

Zhe Wei Lau

Ethnic Discourse in Malayasian Politics

Cosmin Radu

Between ‘crossing’ and ‘dwelling’: border control, cigarette smuggling and fantasies of citizenship at the frontier between Romania and Serbia'

Yung-Chen Yuan

The identity transformation of transnational migrants: The students of Taiwanese Businessmen’s Schools in China

Alexander Marra

Between God and Caesar: An Ethnography of Faith-Based Organisations in ‘Postsecular’ London

Shakira Lewis

An investigation into the relationship between black male unemployment and black masculinity in the UK

Nisar Majid

Somalis in the Global Economy

Natalie-Anne Hall

Minority consultation in multicultural policy making and its sociological implications for multicultural societies

Magda Mogilnicka Using racism to reinforce whiteness - The effect of the ethical and 'racial' diversity on the Polish white identity amongst immigrants to the Republic of Ireland and the UK
Denitsa Pencheva

Securitization of A2 immigration. Impacts on the labour market. The case of Bulgarian migrant workers in Bristol, UK.