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Name Professor Tariq Modood
Job title Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy
Department School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies University of Bristol
Work contact details
Email address
Telephone number work(0117) 331 0850
Qualifications MBE, MA(Dunelm), PhD(Wales), PGCE (FE)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Adviser to the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain, 1997-2000.
Trustee, Institute of Community Studies, 2001-
Adviser, Forum Against Islamophobia and Racism, 2000-
Keywords race
ethnic minorities
British Muslims
institutional racism
cultural racism
hyphenated identities
Areas of expertise I am a leading authority on the socio-economic position of ethnic minorities in Britain, especially in relation to employment (incl self-employment), qualification levels and Higher Education, including institutional and cultural racism, the cultural differences amongst the varied groups and issues of identity.

I have been involved in debates about ethnicity and British national identity and have special expertise in relation to how Muslims are adapting to and using various features of British political culture and equality policies, and on anti-Muslim racism.

With European and American colleagues, I have engaged in some cross-national comparative work
Media experience Extensive experience with television, radio and print media.