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 Anaid Flesken

ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow
Dr Pier Luc Dupont Picard Research Associate
Dr Filippo Dionigi Lecturer in Politics and International Relations
Dr Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman Senior Teaching Associate
Dr Dafina Paca Senior Teaching Associate
Dr Steve Garner Senior Teaching Associate
Dr Mengia Tschalaer Marie Curie Research Fellow


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 Policy Studies

Emeritus Professor Steve Fenton

School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Dr Stephen Jones

Newman 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 

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

Nadia Haq

Rethinking Media Discourse on British Muslims: Ideological contestation and the Democratic Media

Zhe Wei Lau

Ethnic Discourse in Malayasian Politics

Lin Ma Encounters: Ethnic Chinese International Students on British Campuses. 
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)

Thomas Sealy

Multicultural Subjects, Multicultural Spaces: Change and Continuity in Conversion

Samir Sweida-Metwally  The labour market integration of Muslims in England: A mixed methods enquiry into the religious and cultural factors associated with human capital formation and labour market discrimination
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