Alison is Head of our Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her current research concerns philosophical questions about embodiment, particularly in the work of Simone de Beauvoir.
Anna’s research interests within criminology include organised crime, corruption, justice in transition, comparative criminal justice, and democracy in Ukraine.
Bronwen’s research focuses on Irish migration to Britain and the wider experiences of the Irish diaspora. Her current interests include multi-generational Irish identities in England, Newfoundland and New Zealand, and whiteness.
Colleen’s current research interests are related to sexual violence and the perspectives of victims of sexual violence, especially those who do not report their experience to the authorities.
Daniel’s research interests include young people and youth justice, the criminal justice system and processes, crime prevention, and innovative justice and social enterprise.
Daniel’s expertise is broadly in the sociology of class, culture and identity. His research interests include elite identities, Britishness, as well as popular culture, celebrity and new social media.
David has researched and published widely in the field of social studies of science and technology. His recent work focuses on the changing politics of knowledge and expertise about 'race'.
Elke’s research focuses on the ethics of political violence with an emphasis on new military technologies. In her current work she examines the ethics and politics of drones and lethal autonomous robotics.
Emma is Senior lecturer and Course Leader for our Public Service degree. Her research interests are in learning and teaching issues and gender, and she has worked on a wide range of projects looking at topics such as barriers to learning, violence and mental health.
James is a sociologist whose research interests include 'race' and ethnicity; urban sociology; delinquency and disorder; the sociology of sport; and cosmopolitanism and notions of belonging.