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Professor Tariq Modood


Dr Jon Fox

Assistant Director, Senior Lecturer

Dr Katharine Charsley


Dr Jo Haynes

Senior Lecturer

Dr Saffron Karlsen

Senior Lecturer

Dr Siobhan McAndrew

Lecturer in Sociology with Quantitative Research Methods

Dr Therese O’Toole

Senior Lecturer

Professor Bridget Anderson

Professor of Migration, Mobilities and Citizenship

Professor Julia O'Connell Davidson

Professor in Social Research

Dr Nabil Khattab

Marie-Curie Career Development Fellow

Dr Aleksandra Lewicki

Research Associate, Building The Bridge

and Managaing Editor, Ethnicities Journal

Dr Anaid Flesken

ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow

Dr Melanie Griffiths

ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow 

Candice Morgan

Research Assistant


Affiliated Members



Dr Parveen Akhtar

Lecturer in Sociology, University of Bradford

Dr Marta Bolognani

 Affiliated member

Emeritus Professor Harriet Bradley

 Affiliated member

Professor Esther Dermott

 School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Emeritus Professor Steve Fenton

School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Dr Stephen Jones

Newham College, Birmingham

Dr Will Guy

Affiliated member

Dr Daniel Nilsson DeHanas

Lecturer, Kings College London University

Dr Jan Dobbernack

Senior Lecturer, University of Lincoln

Dr Nabil Khattab

Reader, Dalia Institute, Qatar

Alexander Marra

Downside School, Bath

Dr Nasar Meer

Reader in Comparative Social Policy and Citizenship, Strathclyde University

Abdullah Parmaksiz

Affiliated Member, Ankara

Dr Varun Uberoi

Senior Lecturer in Politics and History, Brunel University

Emeritus Professor Michael Banton

School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Professor Stephen May

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland

Dr Fauzia Ahmad

Research Affiliate, Centre for Ethnicity and Citizenship, SPAIS


Research Students


Dissertation title

Pankhuri Agarwal 

Human Trafficking in India: The Discourse on Informal Economy and Labour Unfreedom

Fouzia Azzouz 

The Multicultural Challenge to Secularism: the case of religion and secular politics in Britain

Muhammed Babacan 

Young Turkish-Speaking People in Britain: Negotiating Identities in the Face of Islamophobia 

Neema Begum

Examing Responses to UKIP among British Black Asian Minority Ethnic people

George Boss

Developing a Marxian conception of human needs

Liz Chambers 

Exploring ‘visible’ whiteness in the alt-right movement 

Erdem Dikici

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

Sarah Fakray 

The influence of social movements from above and below on asylum policy in the UK 

Daniel Godshaw

(Im)mobile masculinities at the border: Identity, power and personal relations in UK Imigration Removal Centres

Francisca Irarrazabal Gonzalez

Ethnic Diversity and Interactions in Public Services in Chile

Zhe Wei Lau

Ethnic Discourse in Malayasian Politics

Nisar Majid

Somalis in the Global Economy

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

Towards Neo-Balkanism? Bulgarians and Romanians in British news media (2006 and 2013)

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

Multicultural Subjects, Multicultural Spaces: Change and Continuity in Conversion

Ayse Tecmen

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

Judy Xu  Nation Branding, Affect and Emotion
Yung-Chen Yuan  The identity transformation of transnational migrants: The students of Taiwanese Businessmen’s Schools in China
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