Our people

Our team includes talented researchers, support staff and affiliated experts from across a variety of institutions.

Find out more about them below:

Academic staff

Professional support staff

CoDE affiliated members

  • Alina Rzepnikowska-Phillip - Lecturer in Sociology, University of Manchester
  • Andrew Smith - Professor of Sociology, University of Glasgow
  • Anthony Heath - Professor of Sociology, University of Oxford
  • Claire Fox - Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Manchester
  • Derron Wallace - Assistant Professor of Sociology and Education, Brandeis University (USA)
  • Eithne Quinn - Senior Lecturer in American Studies, University of Manchester
  • Gareth Mulvey - Lecturer in Sociology, University of Glasgow
  • Gemma Catney - Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Queen's University Belfast
  • Gilane Tawadros - Chief Executive, The Design and Artists Copyright Society
  • Gwilym Pryce - Professor of Urban Economics and Social Statistic, University of Sheffield
  • Hammad Nasar - Senior Research Fellow, Paul Mellon Centre
  • Ingrid Storm - Birmingham Fellow
  • James Laurence - Research Fellow in Sociology, University of Manchester
  • John Solomos - Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick
  • Joya Chatterji - Professor of South Asian History, University of Cambridge
  • Kamila Rymajdo - Research Associate, 
  • Kitty Lymperopoulou - Senior Research Associate in Sociology, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Laia Bécares - Honorary Lecturer in Sociology, University of Manchester
  • Latoya Reisner - Research Associate, University of Manchester
  • Laurence Lessard-Phillips - Senior Research Fellow, University of Birmingham
  • Lindsey Garratt - Lecturer in Childhood, Youth and Education Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Ludi Simpson - Honorary Professor of Social Sciences, University of Manchester
  • Marcus Hunter - Professor in Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Mark Brown - Senior Lecturer in Social Statistics, University of Manchester
  • Nasar Meer - Professor of Race, Identity and Citizenship, University of Edinburgh
  • Nissa Finney - Reader in Human Geography, University of St. Andrews
  • Omar Khan - Director, TASO
  • Patrick Williams - Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Pete Wade - Professor in Social Anthropology, University of Manchester
  • Rebecca McKee - Research Fellow, University College London
  • Rob Berkeley - Simon Industrial Fellow, University of Manchester
  • Rob Ford - Professor in Politics, University of Manchester
  • Satnam Virdee - Professor of Sociology, University of Glasgow
  • Sean Carey - Senior Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester
  • Shirin Hirsch - Lecturer in History, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Shamus Khan - Chair and Professor of Sociology, Columbia University (USA)
  • Silvia Galandini - Programme Researcher
  • Stephanie Wallace - Research Associate
  • Stephen Ashe
  • Stephen Drinkwater - Professor of Economics, University of Roehampton
  • Stephen Jivraj - Associate Professor in Social Science, University College London
  • Sundeep Lidher - PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge
  • Suzanne Hall - Assistant Professor in Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Tina Hannemann - Lecturer in Social Statistics, University of Manchester

PhD students

A full list of our current and past PhD students and their thesis titles

  • Elisabeth Badenhoop - Transformation from "Immigrants" to "Citizens" - A Comparison of Citizenship Admission Processes in Britain and Germany Today
  • Magda Borkowska - Drivers of ethnic minorities' political participation: the group consciousness approach re-examined
  • Frensis Bras - An Agent-Based Model approach to understanding changes in ethnic relations: applications to neighbourhood ethnic composition and health
  • Ms Karis Campion - The Making of Mixed Ethnicities, 1945-2011
  • Patrick English - The Dynamics of Descriptive Representation and Public Opinion – The Missing Determinant of Opportunity for Immigrant Communities in the United Kingdom
  • Paul Goldie - The Irish Catholic question in Scotland
  • Eleanor Hill - It’s not what you know, it’s who you know: What are the implications of social networks in UK politics for electoral choice?
  • Sylwia Jurkowska - UK Poles and interethnic relationships: attitudes and experiences
  • Anouk Kootstra - Conditions of solidarity: how perceived deservingness of welfare support is affected by economic austerity and social diversity
  • Minna Liinpaa - Nationalism, devolution and ethnic identity in Scotland
  • Maureen McBride - Towards a better Understanding of Sectarianism in Scotland: a case study of football supporters and the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act (2012)
  • Mengxi Pang - Investigating identity formation of mixed-race children in Scotland
  • Alina Rzepnikowska-Phillip - Convivial cultures in multicultural societies: narratives of Polish migrants in Britain and Spain
  • William Shankley - Changing geographies of ethnic diversity in Britain