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Dr Neveen Shaaban Abdalla Dr Neveen Shaaban Abdalla
Lecturer in International Relations (Defence and Intelligence)
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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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+44 (0)1895 266085 Marie Jahoda 133
Dr Andrew Beatty Dr Andrew Beatty
Reader in Anthropology
I became interested in anthropology after spending a couple of years travelling in Asia; conducted s...
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+44 (0)1895 265943 Marie Jahoda 141
Dr Alison Carrol Dr Alison Carrol
Reader in European History
II am a historian of Modern Europe, and I have worked on different aspects of the history of borders...
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Dr Devanshi Chanchani Dr Devanshi Chanchani
Lecturer in Global Futures
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Mr Steven Cohen Mr Steven Cohen
Senior Lecturer (Education) in Journalism
Steve is a former award-winning regional newspaper editor who later set up his own successful public...
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+44 (0)1895 268384 Gaskell Building 174
Dr Gareth Dale Dr Gareth Dale
Reader in Political Economy
Gareth is Associate Head of the Department of Social and Political Sciences. He worked at Birkbeck, ...
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Professor Philip Davies Professor Philip Davies
Professor - Intelligence Studies / Director of BCISS
Although born in England, I took my first two degrees in Canada then returned to pursue my PhD at Re...
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Dr Sara De Benedictis Dr Sara De Benedictis
Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Communications
Sara joined Brunel in May 2017. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Communications i...
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Professor Monica Degen Professor Monica Degen
College Creative Industries Lead / Professor (Education)
Dr Mónica Degen is Professor in Urban Cultural Sociology in the Political and Social Sciences...
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Dr Inge Dornan Dr Inge Dornan
Divisional Lead / Reader in the History of Race and Gender
My research and teaching focus on histories of race and gender in Britain and the Americas. I joined...
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+44 (0)1895 266831 Marie Jahoda 228
Mr Umberto Famulari Mr Umberto Famulari
Lecturer in Journalism (Data Storytelling)
My research interest primarily examines the interaction among multimedia journalism, digital storyte...
Dr Monica Fernandes Dr Monica Fernandes
Lecturer in Modern African History
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+44 (0)1895 266147 Bannerman Centre 019D
Dr Martin Folly Dr Martin Folly
Reader in International History
I studied for my PhD under Donald Cameron Watt and Antony Best at the London School of Economics, an...
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+44 (0)1895 266823 Marie Jahoda 230
Dr Peggy Froerer Dr Peggy Froerer
Reader - Anthropology
I found my way into anthropology after studying politics, completing my PhD in Social Anthropology a...
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+44 (0)1895 265456 Marie Jahoda 143
Mr Ian Grant Mr Ian Grant
Senior Lecturer (Professional Practice) in Police Practice
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+44 (0)1895 267608 Marie Jahoda 234B
Dr Kristian Gustafson Dr Kristian Gustafson
Deputy Head of Department / Divisional Lead / Reader
Dr. Gustafson is Reader in Intelligence & War. He is the Deputy Director of BCISS and ...
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Dr Katalin Halasz Dr Katalin Halasz
Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow
Katalin joined Brunel University as a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow in 2021. Her research ...
Dr Richard Hammond Dr Richard Hammond
Senior Lecturer in War Studies
I am a Senior Lecturer in the History and Politics Division. Prior to this I held positions at King'...
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Dr Sam Han Dr Sam Han
Lecturer in Sociology
Sam Han is an interdisciplinary social scientist, working primarily in the areas of social/cultural/...
Dr Martin Hansen Dr Martin Hansen
Associate Dean (QA) / Reader - Politics
Dr Martin Ejnar Hansen is a political scientist specialising in Comparative European Politics and Pu...
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Dr Luke Heslop Dr Luke Heslop
Lecturer in Anthropology and Global Challenges
I trained in anthropology at the University of Edinburgh (PhD 2015) and was a Fellow at the London S...
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Dr Eleanor Tiplady Higgs Dr Eleanor Tiplady Higgs
Lecturer in Sociology
I am an interdisciplinary feminist scholar in humanities and social sciences. After completing my Ph...
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Professor Eric Hirsch Professor Eric Hirsch
Divisional Lead / Deputy Head of Department / Professor - Anthropology
I initially trained as an engineer but later found that anthropology was what really interested me. ...
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+44 (0)1895 265953 Marie Jahoda 134
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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+44 (0)1895 267047 Gaskell Building 176
Professor Matthew Hughes Professor Matthew Hughes
Professor of Military History
Matthew Hughes studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies and at the London School of Eco...
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+44 (0)1895 266872 Marie Jahoda 210
Dr Victor Jatula Dr Victor Jatula
Lecturer in Communications and Journalism
My research is located in the general field of press and politics. I explore media studies, democrac...
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+44 (0)1895 267722 Gaskell 176
Professor Jeffrey Karp Professor Jeffrey Karp
Professor - Comparative Politics
Jeffrey Karp is a political scientist specialising in research on public opinion, elections, and pol...
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+44 (0)1895 265632 Marie Jahoda 232
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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Dr Amanda Lanzillo Dr Amanda Lanzillo
Lecturer in South Asian History
I am an historian of South Asia, researching labour, technology, and social change within South Asia...
Dr Sharon Lockyer Dr Sharon Lockyer
Associate Dean – Equality & Diversity (Students) / Reader - Sociology & Communications
Sharon Lockyer is a Reader in Sociology and Communications with an international research track-reco...
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Dr Dan Lomas Dr Dan Lomas
Senior Lecturer in Intelligence and Security Studies
I joined Brunel University as Lecturer in Intelligence & Security Studies in October 2021. Previ...
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Dr John Macmillan Dr John Macmillan
Senior Lecturer in International Relations
The inter-disciplinary nature of International Relations has, for me, always been one of the most st...
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+44 (0)1895 266101 Marie Jahoda 216
Professor Sarita Malik Professor Sarita Malik
Professor - Media, Culture and Communications
Dr Sarita Malik has been Professor of Media and Culture in the Division of Sociology and Communicati...
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Mr Beowulf Mayfield Mr Beowulf Mayfield
Lecturer (Professional Practice) in Journalism
Beowulf "Wulfie" Mayfield worked as a local newspaper journalist in the Midlands and London for more...
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+44 (0)1895 265342 Gaskell 174
Dr Paul Moody Dr Paul Moody
Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications
Paul is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications, with research interests in British cinem...
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Professor Kenneth Morgan Professor Kenneth Morgan
Professor - Maritime History
I am primarily an economic and social historian of the British Atlantic world in the ‘long’ eighteen...
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Dr Nibedita Mukherjee Dr Nibedita Mukherjee
Lecturer in Global Development
Nibedita Mukherjee is  interested in how decisions are shaped in conservation. Her current rese...
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Professor Mark Neocleous Professor Mark Neocleous
Professor - Critique of Political Economy
My current role is Professor of the Critique of Political Economy in the Department of Social and Po...
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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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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 Magali Peyrefitte Dr Magali Peyrefitte
Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Deviance
I completed a PhD in Sociology (ESRC 1+3) from the University of Nottingham in 2011. After having wo...
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Dr Rohini Rai Dr Rohini Rai
Lecturer in Sociology of Race
I am a sociologist of race & ethnicity, and am a Lecturer in the Sociology of Race at the Depart...
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Dr Ebony Reid Dr Ebony Reid
Lecturer in Criminology
Dr Ebony Reid is a Criminologist and Ethnographer specialising in research on street crime/violence ...
Dr Hauke Riesch Dr Hauke Riesch
Deputy Head of Department / Divisional Lead / Senior Lecturer in Sociology
I am a sociologist of science with a particular interest in science communication, risk and environm...
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+44 (0)1895 266854 Marie Jahoda 142
Dr John Roberts Dr John Roberts
Professor - 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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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
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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+44 (0)1895 267717 Marie Jahoda 219
Dr Manu Savani Dr Manu Savani
Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Public Policy
My research uses mixed method experiments to answer questions about health and political behavi...
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+44 (0)1895 267985 Marie Jahoda 203
Professor Matthew Seligmann Professor Matthew Seligmann
Professor of Naval History
I Joined Brunel as a Reader in 2012 and became a professor in 2015. I am a specialist on intelligenc...
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+44 (0)1895 267261 Marie Jahoda 212
Mrs Rachel Sharp Mrs Rachel Sharp
Senior Lecturer (Education) in Journalism
Rachel Sharp is a senior lecturer in Journalism here at Brunel. She is an experienced newspaper edit...
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+44 (0)1895 267108 Gaskell Building 177
Dr Fabio Simonetti Dr Fabio Simonetti
Lecturer (Education) in European History and Warfare
Fabio Simonetti is a social and oral historian specialising in Italian and European Modern History, ...
Professor James Staples Professor James Staples
Professor - 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 Rachel Stuart Dr Rachel Stuart
Lecturer in Criminology and Deviance
I am a critical criminologist who specialises in the research of marginalised communities. My PhD th...
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+44 (0)1895 265148 Marie Jahoda 150
Professor Peter Thomas Professor Peter Thomas
Head of Department / Professor - 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 Kenn Toft Mr Kenn Toft
Lecturer (Education) in Shorthand
Kenn Toft started his career at Brunel University as an industry expert in data gathering and media ...
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+44 (0)1895 267584 Gaskell Building 177a
Dr Julie Trebilcock Dr Julie Trebilcock
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
I am a Senior Lecturer in Criminology with more than fifteen years experience of working in higher e...
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+44 (0)1895 268859 Marie Jahoda 208
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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+44 (0)1895 266195 Marie Jahoda 154a
Miss Nadia Tuominen Miss Nadia Tuominen
Senior Lecturer (Professional Practice) in Police Practice
Nadia has a 16 year career in Intelligence & Investigations across policing, sports integrity, a...
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+44 (0)1895 266733 Salt Ash 023
Dr Varun Uberoi Dr Varun Uberoi
Reader - Political Theory and Public Policy
I did my doctoral and post-doctoral work at the University of Oxford and I am now Reader in Politica...
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+44 (0)1895 265858 Marie Jahoda 231
Dr Steven Wagner Dr Steven Wagner
Senior 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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+44 (0)1895 268984 Marie Jahoda 217
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 in Modern African History
Hannah is an historian of modern Africa. Her research is mainly focused on issues relating to coloni...
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Dr Peter Wilkin Dr Peter Wilkin
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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