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Dr Nicolas Argenti Dr Nicolas Argenti
Anthropology Research Lecturer
For 20 years from 1990 to 2010 I carried out research in the Cameroon Grassfields. My work there foc...
T: +44 (0)1895 265457
E: nicolas.argenti@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265457 nicolas.argenti@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 138
Dr Gary Armstrong Dr Gary Armstrong
Lecturer
He previously lectured in Criminology at the University of Westminster and the University of Reading...
T: +44 (0)1895 266644
E: gary.armstrong@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266644 gary.armstrong@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 154a
Dr Andrew Beatty Dr Andrew Beatty
Senior Lecturer In Anthropology
I became interested in anthropology after spending a couple of years travelling in Asia; conducted s...
T: +44 (0)1895 265943
E: andrew.beatty@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265943 andrew.beatty@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 141
Dr Alison Carrol Dr Alison Carrol
Senior Lecturer, Politics And History
T: +44 (0)1895 267980
E: alison.carrol@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267980 alison.carrol@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 215
Dr Liana Chua Dr Liana Chua
Senior Lecturer in Anthropology
I am a social anthropologist with long-term ethnographic interests in Borneo, ethnic politics, Chris...
T: +44 (0)1895 265429
E: liana.chua@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265429 liana.chua@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 140
Dr Gareth Dale Dr Gareth Dale
Senior Lecturer
Gareth worked at Birkbeck College, the London School of Economics and Swansea University b...
T: +44 (0)1895 267298
E: gareth.dale@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267298 gareth.dale@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 214
Professor Philip Davies Professor Philip Davies
Professor of Intelligence Studies
Although born in England, I took my first two degrees in Canada then returned to pursue my PhD at Re...
T: +44 (0)1895 266827
E: philip.davies@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266827 philip.davies@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 226
Dr Monica Degen Dr Monica Degen
Lecturer In Sociology/Communications, Socrates Convenor (Cmm)
I joined Brunel University in 2004 after having worked as a Research Fellow in the Human Geography d...
T: +44 (0)1895 265940
E: monica.degen@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265940 monica.degen@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 149
Dr Filippo Dellucchese Dr Filippo Dellucchese
Lecturer
I completed my PhD in 2002 in History of Political Thought at the University of Pisa. After a four y...
T: +44 (0)1895 267880
E: filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267880 filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 227
Professor Justin Fisher Professor Justin Fisher
Head Of Department
After nearly three years working in market research, I took my first degree and then moved on to a P...
T: +44 (0)1895 266309
E: justin.fisher@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266309 justin.fisher@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 208
Dr Martin Folly Dr Martin Folly
Senior Lecturer
I studied for my PhD under Donald Cameron Watt and Antony Best at the London School of Economics, an...
T: +44 (0)1895 266823
E: martin.folly@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266823 martin.folly@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 230
Dr Peggy Froerer Dr Peggy Froerer
Research Lecturer - Anthropology
I found my way into anthropology after an initial foray into politics, completing my PhD at the Lond...
T: +44 (0)1895 265456
E: peggy.froerer@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265456 peggy.froerer@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 143
Dr Mohamed Gaballa Dr Mohamed Gaballa
Lecturer
Gaballa joined Brunel, in 2014, as the leader of the department\'s new Distance Learning programmes ...
T: +44 (0)1895 267974
E: mohamed.gaballa@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267974 mohamed.gaballa@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 203
Mr Kristian Gustafson Mr Kristian Gustafson
Lecturer
Dr. Gustafson is the deputy Director of BCISS and is the Director of Studie...
T: +44 (0)1895 265436
E: kristian.gustafson@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265436 kristian.gustafson@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 218
Professor Eric Hirsch Professor Eric Hirsch
Divisional Lead - Antrhopology
I initially trained as an engineer but later found that anthropology was what really interested me. ...
T: +44 (0)1895 265953
E: eric.hirsch@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265953 eric.hirsch@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 134
Dr Anita Howarth Dr Anita Howarth
Lecturer in Journalism
Anita Howarth specializes in the interaction between journalism/media, politics and risk. She has a ...
T: +44 (0)1895 267047
E: anita.howarth@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267047 anita.howarth@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 176
Dr Matthew Hughes Dr Matthew Hughes
Professor of Military History
Matthew Hughes studied Geography and History as an undergraduate at the School of Oriental and Afric...
T: +44 (0)1895 266872
E: matthew.hughes@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266872 matthew.hughes@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 210
Dr Meredith Jones Dr Meredith Jones
Reader
Meredith Jones is Director of Research for the Department. Meredith works at the intersections ...
T: +44 (0)1895 268058
E: meredith.jones@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 268058 meredith.jones@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 147
Dr Maria Kastrinou Dr Maria Kastrinou
Lecturer
Anchored in political anthropology, my research focuses on sectarian politics and national belonging...
T: +44 (0)1895 265059
E: maria.kastrinou@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265059 maria.kastrinou@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 136
Dr Sharon Lockyer Dr Sharon Lockyer
Lecturer In Sociology & Communications
I joined the School of Social Sciences as a Lecturer in Sociology and Communications in September 20...
T: +44 (0)1895 267373
E: sharon.lockyer@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267373 sharon.lockyer@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 146
Dr John Macmillan Dr John Macmillan
Lecturer
The inter-disciplinary nature of International Relations has, for me, always been one of the most st...
T: +44 (0)1895 266101
E: john.macmillan@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266101 john.macmillan@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 216
Professor Kenneth Morgan Professor Kenneth Morgan
Professor of History
I am primarily an economic and social historian of the British Atlantic world in the ‘long’ eighteen...
T: +44 (0)1895 266828
E: kenneth.morgan@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266828 kenneth.morgan@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 211
Professor Mark Neocleous Professor Mark Neocleous
Department Director for Research
Mark joined Brunel University in the Department of Government in 1994. Since then he has published n...
T: +44 (0)1895 266824
E: mark.neocleous@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266824 mark.neocleous@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 202
Dr Niall Palmer Dr Niall Palmer
Lecturer
After completing my PhD at Bristol, I undertook a 2-year Teaching and Research Fellowship with the u...
T: +44 (0)1895 266826
E: niall.palmer@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266826 niall.palmer@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 224
Dr Hauke Riesch Dr Hauke Riesch
Lecturer Sociology & Communications
After completing a PhD on scientists' views on philosophy of science at University College London, I...
T: +44 (0)1895 266854
E: hauke.riesch@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266854 hauke.riesch@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 142
Dr John Roberts Dr John Roberts
Divisonal Lead - Sociology
I completed my PhD at Cardiff University in 2000 on urban space and free speech. I’ve studied and ta...
T: +44 (0)1895 266377
E: john.roberts@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 266377 john.roberts@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 155
Dr William Rollason Dr William Rollason
Senior Lecturer
Will received his PhD from the University of Manchester in 2008. His thesis was based on eighteen mo...
T: +44 (0)1895 265041
E: william.rollason@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265041 william.rollason@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 135
Dr Sanjay Sharma Dr Sanjay Sharma
Lecturer In Sociology/Communications
My original training was in engineering & computing, though I found the social sciences & hu...
T: +44 (0)1895 265835
E: sanjay.sharma@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265835 sanjay.sharma@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 156
Mrs Rachel Sharp Mrs Rachel Sharp
Teaching Fellow
Rachel Sharp is an experienced newspaper editor, and an award-winning multi-media journalist.She beg...
T: +44 (0)1895 267108
E: rachel.sharp@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267108 rachel.sharp@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 177
Dr Peter Thomas Dr Peter Thomas
Under Graduate Programmes Leader - Politics & History
Dr Peter D. Thomas has studied and worked at the University of Queensland, Freie Universität Berlin,...
T: +44 (0)1895 267573
E: peter.thomas2@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267573 peter.thomas2@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 229
Dr Jingrong Tong Dr Jingrong Tong
Senior Lecturer in Digital Media & Communications
Jingrong Tong has been working in the area of journalism and news media for sixteen years first as a...
T: +44 (0)1895 268841
E: jingrong.tong@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 268841 jingrong.tong@brunel.ac.uk Gaskell Building 173
Dr Steven Wagner Dr Steven Wagner
Lecturer
Before coming to Brunel, I was a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in the Department of History and Classica...
T: +44 (0)1895 268984
E: steven.wagner@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 268984 steven.wagner@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 217
Professor Steven Wainwright Professor Steven Wainwright
Deputy Director
I am a qualitative (medical) sociologist with an unusual background in the social, earth and biomedi...
T: +44 (0)1895 265325
E: steven.wainwright@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265325 steven.wainwright@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 150
Dr Simon Weaver Dr Simon Weaver
Lecturer
Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications at Brunel University London. He started ...
T: +44 (0)1895 265029
E: simon.weaver@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 265029 simon.weaver@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 145
Dr Hannah Whittaker Dr Hannah Whittaker
Lecturer
After completing my MA in Imperial History at Durham University in 2006, I went on to work as a Grad...
T: +44 (0)1895 267174
E: hannah.whittaker@brunel.ac.uk
+44 (0)1895 267174 hannah.whittaker@brunel.ac.uk Marie Jahoda 225