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Miss Sundus S A R A Alrashid Miss Sundus S A R A Alrashid
PhD Student
I am a doctoral researcher in sociology in museums. My research interests are on the subjects of mus...
Professor Nicola Ansell Professor Nicola Ansell
Professor - Human Geography
Since I arrived at Brunel in 1999, my interests have focused on social and cultural change in the li...
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Miss Elena Baches Miss Elena Baches
PhD Student
Professor Raymond Barrell Professor Raymond Barrell
Honorary Professor - SPS
Professor Ray Barrell, born 25th May 1950, Currently Emeritus Professor of Economics and Finance, Br...
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+44 (0)1895 265430
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...
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Dr Alison Carrol Dr Alison Carrol
Senior Lecturer in Politics And History
I am a historian of Modern Europe, and I have worked on various dimensions of the history of borders...
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Dr Liana Chua Dr Liana Chua
I am a social anthropologist with long-term ethnographic interests in Borneo, ethnic politics, Chris...
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Dr Owen Coggins Dr Owen Coggins
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Fellow
Owen has a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (September 2019 – September 2022), investigating...
Mr Steven Cohen Mr Steven Cohen
Lecturer in Journalism
Steve is a former award-winning regional newspaper editor who later set up his own successful public...
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Dr Gareth Dale Dr Gareth Dale
Senior Lecturer
Gareth worked at Birkbeck, the LSE and Swansea University before joining Brunel ...
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Professor Philip Davies Professor Philip Davies
Although born in England, I took my first two degrees in Canada then returned to pursue my PhD at Re...
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+44 (0)1895 266827 Marie Jahoda 226
Dr Sara De Benedictis Dr Sara De Benedictis
Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Communications
Sara joined Brunel in May 2017 and is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Communications. Sara conven...
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Dr Monica Degen Dr Monica Degen
I joined Brunel University in 2004 after having worked as a Research Fellow in the Human Geography d...
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Dr Filippo Dellucchese Dr Filippo Dellucchese
Senior Lecturer
I completed my PhD in 2002 in History of Political Thought at the University of Pisa. After a four y...
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Dr Inge Dornan Dr Inge Dornan
Senior Lecturer
Inge Dornan is an historian of race and gender in Britain and the Americas. She joined Brunel Univer...
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Mr Joe Eshun Mr Joe Eshun
PhD Student
Joe has over 12 years experience as an Intelligence Professional and has worked across all three sec...
Mr Iain Farquharson Mr Iain Farquharson
PhD Student
Growing up in Hampshire surrounded by the military I have always maintained a passionate interest in...
Professor Justin Fisher Professor Justin Fisher
Head of Department - Social & Political Sciences
After nearly three years working in market research, I took my first degree and then moved on to a P...
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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...
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Dr Stuart Fox Dr Stuart Fox
Lecturer in British Politics
Dr Stuart Fox joined the department as a Lecturer in British Politics in 2019. Before that he w...
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Mr Rodrigo Francisco Maia Mr Rodrigo Francisco Maia
PhD Student
Rodrigo is currently a PhD student in History and Politics at Brunel University London (Capes DPE sc...
Dr Peggy Froerer Dr Peggy Froerer
Reader - Anthropology
I found my way into anthropology after an initial foray into politics, completing my PhD at the Lond...
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Dr Kristian Gustafson Dr Kristian Gustafson
Senior Lecturer
Dr. Gustafson is the deputy Director of BCISS and is the Director of Studie...
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Dr Richard Hammond Dr Richard Hammond
Lecturer in War Studies
I am a Lecturer in War Studies in the History and Politics Division. Prior to this I held positions ...
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Dr Martin Hansen Dr Martin Hansen
Senior Lecturer in Politics
Dr Martin Ejnar Hansen is a political scientist specialising in comparative political institutions u...
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Dr Lesley Henderson Dr Lesley Henderson
Reader - Sociology and Communications
Lesley Henderson is a Sociologist with specific expertise in communications and social change. Lesle...
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+44 (0)1895 265459 Marie Jahoda 144
Dr Eric Hirsch Dr Eric Hirsch
Reader - Anthropology
I initially trained as an engineer but later found that anthropology was what really interested me. ...
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Dr Anita Howarth Dr Anita Howarth
Senior Lecturer in Journalism
Anita Howarth specializes in the interaction between journalism/media, politics and risk. She has a ...
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Professor Matthew Hughes Professor Matthew Hughes
Professor - Military History
Matthew Hughes studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies and at the London School of Eco...
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Mr Michael Joel Mr Michael Joel
PhD Student
Dr Meredith Jones Dr Meredith Jones
Meredith Jones is a Reader in Gender and Media Studies, and is Director of the Research Centre for G...
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Professor Jeffrey Karp Professor Jeffrey Karp
Professor - Political Science
Jeffrey Karp is a political scientist specialising in research on public opinion, elections, and pol...
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Dr Maria Kastrinou Dr Maria Kastrinou
Lecturer in Anthropology
Anchored in political anthropology, my research focuses on sectarian politics and national belonging...
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Ms Nicole Kypker Ms Nicole Kypker
PhD Student
I have been a part-time PhD student in the College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences since 2016....
Dr Thomas Linehan Dr Thomas Linehan
Lecturer in History
I graduated from Ruskin College, Oxford, which has links to the labour and trade union movement, in ...
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Dr Sharon Lockyer Dr Sharon Lockyer
Reader - Sociology & Communications
I joined the School of Social Sciences as a Lecturer in Sociology and Communications in September 20...
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Dr John Macmillan Dr John Macmillan
Senior Lecturer
The inter-disciplinary nature of International Relations has, for me, always been one of the most st...
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Professor Sarita Malik Professor Sarita Malik
Professor - Media, Culture and Communications
Sarita Malik's research examines the politics of inequality, cultural representation and institution...
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Dr Olwenn Martin Dr Olwenn Martin
Lecturer in Global Challenges
Building on an academic interdisciplinary background in Natural Sciences and Social Sciences, I hav...
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Dr Paul Moody Dr Paul Moody
Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications
Paul started working for the Sociology and Communications department in August 2014 as a Lecturer in...
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Professor Kenneth Morgan Professor Kenneth Morgan
Professor - History
I am primarily an economic and social historian of the British Atlantic world in the ‘long’ eighteen...
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Professor Mark Neocleous Professor Mark Neocleous
Mark is Professor of the Critique of Political Economy in the Department of Social and Political Sci...
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Dr Isak Niehaus Dr Isak Niehaus
Senior Lecturer
After attending school in Oudtshoorn (a semi-desert town which is the centre of South Africa’s ostri...
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Miss Jaspreet Nijjar Miss Jaspreet Nijjar
PhD Student
Jaspreet has been studying for her PhD in the department of Sociology and Communications on a part-t...
Dr Ozge Ozduzen Dr Ozge Ozduzen
Lecturer in Sociology
Dr Ozge Ozduzen is a lecturer in sociology and communications in Brunel University London. She was p...
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Dr Billur Ozgul Dr Billur Ozgul
Lecturer in Political Communications
I joined the School of Social and Political Sciences as a Lecturer in Political Communications in Au...
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Dr Niall Palmer Dr Niall Palmer
Senior Lecturer
After completing my PhD at Bristol, I undertook a 2-year Teaching and Research Fellowship with the u...
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Professor Julian Petley Professor Julian Petley
Honorary Professor - SPS
During his career, Julian has moved back and forth between working in the media and t...
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Dr Magali Peyrefitte Dr Magali Peyrefitte
Senior Lecturer in Sociology
I completed a PhD in Sociology (ESRC 1+3) from the University of Nottingham in 2011. After having wo...
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Dr Steve Pickering Dr Steve Pickering
Senior Lecturer in International Relations
I completed my Ph.D. at the University of Lancaster in 2010. Since then, I have held positions at th...
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Dr Daniela Richterova Dr Daniela Richterova
Lecturer in Intelligence Studies
Dr Daniela Richterova is a Lecturer in Intelligence Studies at Brunel University London. Her researc...
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+44 (0)1895 265521 Marie Jahoda 203
Dr Hauke Riesch Dr Hauke Riesch
Lecturer in Sociology
After completing a PhD on scientists' views on philosophy of science at University College London, I...
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Dr John Roberts Dr John Roberts
Reader - Sociology and Communications
I completed my PhD at Cardiff University in 2000 on urban space and free speech. I’ve studied ...
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+44 (0)1895 266377 Marie Jahoda 155
Dr Will Rollason Dr Will Rollason
Senior Lecturer in Anthropology
Will received his PhD from the University of Manchester in 2008. His thesis was based on eighteen mo...
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Dr Katja Sarmiento-Mirwaldt Dr Katja Sarmiento-Mirwaldt
Senior Lecturer
I completed my PhD in 2007 with the support of the ESRC and the University of Essex. I then joined t...
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Dr Manu Savani Dr Manu Savani
Lecturer in Public Policy
I am Lecturer in Public Policy, with interests in behavioural public policy and 'nudges', welfare po...
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Professor Matthew Seligmann Professor Matthew Seligmann
Divisional Lead / Professor - Politics/History
I spent my first eighteen years living and working in London before deciding to follow my passion an...
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Dr Sanjay Sharma Dr Sanjay Sharma
Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Communications
My original training was in engineering & computing, though I found the social sciences & hu...
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Mrs Rachel Sharp Mrs Rachel Sharp
Senior Lecturer (Education) in Journalism
Rachel Sharp is an experienced newspaper editor, and an award-winning multi-media journalist.She beg...
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+44 (0)1895 267108 Gaskell Building 177
Dr James Staples Dr James Staples
Reader - Anthropology
After completing a first degree in anthropology in 1990 I worked for nearly ten years as a journalis...
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+44 (0)1895 267412 Marie Jahoda 137
Dr Neil Stephens Dr Neil Stephens
Wellcome Trust Research Fellow
Dr Neil Stephens is a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow focused upon the sociology of biomedicine and S...
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+44 (0)1895 268460 Marie Jahoda 153
Dr Peter Thomas Dr Peter Thomas
Senior Lecturer in the History of Political Thought
Dr Peter D. Thomas is an historian of political thought, an historian of philosophy and a political ...
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+44 (0)1895 267573 Marie Jahoda 229
Mr Paul Thung Mr Paul Thung
PhD Student
I am a PhD student in Social Anthropology, working with Liana Chua and Erik Meijaard on th...
Dr Anna Tuckett Dr Anna Tuckett
Lecturer in Anthropology
Dr. Anna Tuckett received her PhD from the London School of Economics in 2014. She specialises in p...
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Ms Sofia Tzamarelou Ms Sofia Tzamarelou
PhD Student
After receiving my four-year Bachelor's degree in International and European Studies from the Univer...
Dr Varun Uberoi Dr Varun Uberoi
Reader - Political Theory and Public Policy
My research combines normative political theory and public policy. In my theoretical work I have pub...
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Dr Steven Wagner Dr Steven Wagner
Lecturer in International Security
I am an historian of intelligence, security, empire and the modern Middle East. Before coming to Bru...
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Rev John Watts Rev John Watts
PhD Student
Mrs Sharon Weaver Mrs Sharon Weaver
Department Administrator
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Dr Simon Weaver Dr Simon Weaver
Senior Lecturer
Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications at Brunel University London. He started ...
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+44 (0)1895 265029 Marie Jahoda 145
Dr Hannah Whittaker Dr Hannah Whittaker
Senior Lecturer
Hannah is an historian of modern East and North East Africa. Her research focuses mainly on issues r...
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Dr Peter Wilkin Dr Peter Wilkin
Divisional Lead / Reader - Comms, Media & Cultural Studies
I studied at Southampton University (1987-2004) before taking up my first post at Lancaster Universi...
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