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TitleFirst NameLast NameDeptHEISummary of Research InterestsWebpageEmail
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ProfDominicAbramsSchool of PsychologyKentEquality and human rights, prejudice, discrimination, social attitudes and social change across the life course. Social and developmental psychology and gerontology. https://www.kent.ac.uk/psychology/people/212/www.kent.ac.uk/psychology/people/212/abrams-dominicd.abrams@kent.ac.uk
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DrMaria AbranchesSchool of International DevelopmentUEAMigration and material culturehttps://people.uea.ac.uk/m_abranchesm.abranches@uea.ac.uk
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DrZografia BikaNorwich Business SchoolUEASocial innovation and rural, family and institutional entrepreneurship issues, integrating the broader forces for change with the responses of actors and businesses set in their particular local and regional contexts.https://people.uea.ac.uk/z_bikaz.bika@uea.ac.uk
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DrMagdaBorokowskaInstitute for Social and Economic ResearchEssexEthnicity and migration; political behaviour and attitudes; civil society; socioeconomic inequalities; and social cohesion. I am particularly interested in the life-course perspective and often work with longitudinal data. I am also interested in survey data quality and new types of social research data.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/borko71601/magda-borkowskam.borkowska@essex.ac.uk
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DrSallyBurrowsDepartment of Government/School of Health and Social CareEssexEqualities and inclusion, and access to health and care. https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/smith51676/sally-burrowssally.burrows@essex.ac.uk
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DrIsabelCrowhurstDepartment of SociologyEssexCommercial sex, migrant prostitution, governance of prostitution, sex trafficking, intimacy and personal lifehttps://www.essex.ac.uk/people/crowh01503/isabel-crowhursticrow@essex.ac.uk
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DrNeliDemirevaDepartment of SociologyEssexMigration, inter-ethnic ties, social cohesion, ethnic penalties and multiculturalism. https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/demir19100/neli-demirevanvdem@essex.ac.uk
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DrEmilyDolmansSchool of Literature, Drama and Creative WritingUEAmultilingualism, historiography, material culture, and the relationships between literature and cultural geography, especially borders and boundaries, displacement, migration, travel, intercultural contact and exchange, national/regional/local identities, and conceptions of home.https://people.uea.ac.uk/e_dolmanse.dolmans@uea.ac.uk
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ProfJoannaDruganSchool of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication StudiesUEATranslation quality, ethics in interpreting and translation, translation technologies, the interpreting and translation professions, translator training, interpreting and translation clients and usershttps://people.uea.ac.uk/j_druganj.drugan@uea.ac.uk
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ProfRogerFewSchool of International DevelopmentUEAThe connections between environmental change, risk and human wellbeing, mainly in lower-income settings, including displacement following natural disasters. https://people.uea.ac.uk/r_fewr.few@uea.ac.uk
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ProfMaria CristinaFumagalliDepartment of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)EssexCaribbean migration, migration and denationalisation issues in Haiti and the Dominican Republichttps://www.essex.ac.uk/people/fumag44408/maria-cristina-fumagallimcfuma@essex.ac.uk
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DrDavidGarbinSchool of Social Policy, Sociology and Social ResearchKentMigration, diaspora and transnationalism, Religion among minorities and diasporas, Religion and the city, Globalisation, urbanisation and development, South Asian diasporas and new African diasporas in Europe and North America, Politics of identity and ethnicity, Space, exclusion and urban processes, Youth and popular culture in urban settings.https://www.kent.ac.uk/social-policy-sociology-social-research/people/1579/garbin-davidd.garbin@kent.ac.uk
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DrNicolasGeeraertDepartment of PsychologyEssexAcculturation, cross-cultural psychology, and social psychology.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/geera58603/nicolas-geeraertgeeraert@essex.ac.uk
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Dr FedericaGenoveseDepartment of GovernmentEssexInternational organizations and international political economy, with particular attention to environmental policy, economic interdependence and international crises. Particular interest in migration politics and policy in Italy.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/genov53609/federica-genovesefgenov@essex.ac.uk
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DrCarlosGigoux GramegnaDepartment of SociologyEssexImpact of migration for indigenous peoples, and the role of social movements in advancing migrants and refugees rights.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/gigou62605/carlos-gigoux-gramegnacgigou@essex.ac.uk
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ProfKristianGleditschDepartment of GovernmentEssexConflict and cooperation, democratization, and spatial dimensions of social and political processes
https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/gledi90109/kristian-gleditsch
ksg@essex.ac.uk
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DrJurgen GrotzSchool of Health SciencesUEAParticipative approaches and public engagement, working across the academic, public and voluntary and community sectorshttps://people.uea.ac.uk/j_grotzj.grotz@uea.ac.uk
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ProfRichardGuestSchool of Engineering and Digital ArtsKentImage processing and pattern recognition specialising in biometric and forensic applications, His current research work is exploring the relationship between human and machine decision making processes, and issue concerning the use of mobile platforms for biometric authentication. https://www.kent.ac.uk/engineering-digital-arts/people/669/www.kent.ac.uk/engineering-digital-arts/people/669/guest-richardr.m.guest@kent.ac.uk
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DrAyseGuveliDepartment of SociologyEssexStratification and social mobility, international migration, religion, life course, families and gender.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/guvel55100/ayse-guveliaguveli@essex.ac.uk
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DrLilianaHardingSchool of EconomicsUEAMigration economics, and her interests extend to further areas of labour economics, regional economic development, economic systems. She is currently exploring related questions in the economics of arts and culture.https://people.uea.ac.uk/liliana_hardingliliana.harding@uea.ac.uk
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ProfTimHattonDepartment of EconomicsEssexResearch interests include the causes and effects of international migration, and policy on immigration and asylum.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/hatto30902/tim-hattonhatton@essex.ac.uk
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ProfDavidHerdSchool of EnglishKentPoet, critic and Professor of Modern Literature. He has published widely on Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Literature and for the past ten years his work has focused on the intersection between literature and human rights. https://www.kent.ac.uk/english/people/91/www.kent.ac.uk/english/people/91/herd-davidd.herd@kent.ac.uk
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DrAnuj KapilashramiSchool of Health and Social CareEssexThe intersections of health policy and development praxis, with particular interest in their interface with gender, human rights and social justice. https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/kapil61907/anuj-kapilashramia.kapilashrami@essex.ac.uk
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DrSeanKelleyDepartment of HistoryEssexTransatlantic slave trade, Africans in the Americas, transnational mercantile networks and connections, global and transnational approaches to historyhttps://www.essex.ac.uk/people/kelle34600/sean-kelleyskelley@essex.ac.uk
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DrBahriye KemalSchool of EnglishKentborder/broader crossing geographic and disciplinary boundaries,https://www.kent.ac.uk/english/people/146/kemal-bahriyeb.kemal@kent.ac.uk
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ProfSallyKendallCentre for Health Services StudiesKentPatient and public experience of health and health care in the community, public health in relation to children and families and implementation and application of health policy into practice. https://www.kent.ac.uk/chss/staff/research/kendall.htmlS.Kendall-608@kent.ac.uk
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DrAmandaKlekowski von KoppenfelsBrussels School of International StudiesKentCitizenship, both formal and substantive, and the engagement of migrants with their home country and their host country. She examines the interaction of identity, transnational engagement and integration.https://www.kent.ac.uk/brussels/people/2612/www.kent.ac.uk/brussels/people/2612/von-koppenfels-amanda-klekowskia.k.von-koppenfels@kent.ac.uk
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DrSamKnaptonSchool of HistoryUEATwentieth century displacement, Central and East-Central Europe and international humanitarianism. https://people.uea.ac.uk/s_knaptons.knapton@uea.ac.uk
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DrMargherita LaeraSchool of ArtsKentContemporary theatre in Europe, especially in Italy; adaptation and translation for the stage; ‘classical’ Greek tragedy and its modern appropriations; theatre criticism; theatre and ideology. Recent AHRC Fellowship on ‘Translation, Adaptation, Otherness: “Foreignisation” in Theatre Practice’ https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/people/2153/www.kent.ac.uk/arts/people/2153/laera-margheritam.laera@kent.ac.uk
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DrZibiahLoaktharDepartment of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic StudiesEssexExperience of working in social justice and equality sectors with BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) communities, leading arts, community development, education, heritage and oral history projectshttps://www.essex.ac.uk/people/loakt09501/zibiah-loaktharz.loakthar@essex.ac.uk
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DrReneeLuthraDepartment of SociologyEssexInternational migration, social stratification, education, and quantitative methods. Current research interests include migration and inequalities in parenting, education, work and health.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/luthr02104/renee-luthrarrluthra@essex.ac.uk
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DrHazelMarshSchool of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication StudiesUEAPopular music and social activism, politics and popular culture, the creative arts and community action, collective memory and identity, culture and disaster risk reduction, music and social movements, heritage studies, and the contributions of Gypsy/Roma/Traveller groups to the societies they live in. https://people.uea.ac.uk/hazel_marshhazel.marsh@uea.ac.uk
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ProfRachelMcCreaSchool of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial ScienceKentAn applied statistician; Her research has included the development of goodness-of-fit assessment and model selection strategies for complex data sets. Modelling population dynamics, integrated population modelling and survey design are also current areas of interest. https://www.kent.ac.uk/mathematics-statistics-actuarial-science/people/1060/mccrea-rachelr.s.mccrea@kent.ac.uk
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DrWendyMcMahonSchool of Art, Media and American StudiesUEACuban literature; Latin American literatures; Caribbean literatures; Contemporary American Literature; 'World' literatures; Literature of exile; Diasporic literatures; postcolonial literatures, cultures, and theories; Literary and critical theory; ecocriticism; literature and law, literature and human rights, literature and politics, literature and ethics, literature and philosophy, literature and science. Also EARC Champion for Human Rights, Equality and Conflict.https://people.uea.ac.uk/w_mcmahonw.mcmahon@uea.ac.uk
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ProfJayMitraEssex Business SchoolEssexMigration and entrepreneurship, innovation, economic and social development; Diaspora and Transnational entrepreneurship; Migrant refugee, and settler communities in entrepreneurial spaces; Race, migration and entrepreneurship developmenthttps://www.essex.ac.uk/people/mitra41200/jay-mitrajmitra@essex.ac.uk
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ProfAnshumanMondalSchool of Literature, Drama and Creative WritingUEApostcolonial literature and theory, nationalism, multiculturalism and the literature of diasporahttps://people.uea.ac.uk/a_mondala.mondal@uea.ac.uk
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ProfAndreasMusolffSchool of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication StudiesUEAIntercultural Communication, Cognitive Linguistics, Political Discourse Analysis, Historical Semantics and Pragmatics and the History of Applied Linguistics. My most recent work has focused on cross-cultural comparison of metaphor use, language and racism, and quotation in intercultural communication.https://people.uea.ac.uk/a_musolffa.musolff@uea.ac.uk
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DrAlita NandiInstitute for Social and Economic ResearchEssexEthnicity and gender, specifically differences in subjective wellbeing (e.g., life satisfaction, mental health) as well as economic wellbeing (e.g., income, wages). In addition: (i) in the formation, measurement and impact of identity on life outcomes, (ii) causes and consequences of harassment and discrimination, (iii) in measurement of institutional characteristics in developing countries and exploring their effects.https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/people/anandianandi@essex.ac.uk
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DrBridgetNg’ anduSchool of Social Policy, Sociology and Social ResearchKentWorking with children and families, specifically issues around child sexual exploitation and race, safeguarding and unaccompanied asylum seekers, social work activism, alternative ways of social work practice, social work diversity and international social work practice. BAME Staff Network Co-Chair.https://www.kent.ac.uk/social-policy-sociology-social-research/people/1951/ng-andu-bridgetb.ng'andu@kent.ac.uk
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DrSophieNorthSchool of Health SciencesUEAhttps://people.uea.ac.uk/s_north1s.north1@uea.ac.uk
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DrNiallO'ConnorSchool of LawEssexEmployment law, European Union law, fundamental rightshttps://www.essex.ac.uk/people/oconn43006/niall-o-connorn.oconnor@essex.ac.uk
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DrTomParkinsonUnit for the Enhancement of Learning and TeachingKentGlobal disparities in access to opportunity and resources in higher education, and in the relationship between higher education, society, the individual and the state. https://www.kent.ac.uk/uelt/staff/apt/profiles/Centre%20Staff/tparkinson2.html T.Parkinson@kent.ac.uk
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ProfPeter PatrickDepartment of Language and LinguisticsEssexLanguage testing of asylum claimants
https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/patri91909/peter-patrick
patrickp@essex.ac.uk
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DrSaraPoloDepartment of GovernmentEssexThe causes, diffusion, and targets of terrorism and on the the determinants and dynamics of violent and nonviolent conflict. https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/polos77609/sara-polosara.polo@essex.ac.uk
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DrGabrinaPoundsSchool of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication StudiesUEAThe expression of attitude, subjectivity and emotion in news and advertising discourse and the communication of empathy and person-centeredness in medical consultations, police interviews and other professional contexts, both online and face-to-face.https://people.uea.ac.uk/g_poundsg.pounds@uea.ac.uk
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DrBrigitteRabeInstitute of Social and Economic Research (ISER)EssexEarly child development: the effect of breastfeeding on cognitive child outcomes; free child care and child attainment; Education and schools: effects of school resources on school attainment; sibling spillover effects in school achievement; interactions between school quality and parental investments; Child care and maternal labour supply; Migration and residential mobilityhttps://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/people/brabebrabe@essex.ac.uk
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Dr SwetaRajan-RankinSchool of Social Policy, Sociology and Social ResearchKentSociology of race and ethnicity, and in particular: Globalization, transnationality, embodiment and worker identity; Social work, embodiment and social location; Ageing, racialized bodies, ethnicity and diasporic imaginaries.https://www.kent.ac.uk/social-policy-sociology-social-research/people/1953/www.kent.ac.uk/social-policy-sociology-social-research/people/1953/rajan-rankin-swetas.rajan-rankin@kent.ac.uk
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ProfNityaRaoSchool of International DevelopmentUEAGender analysis of land and livelihoods; women's organisation and empowerment; literacy and education; gender and public policy; indigenous peoples and social movements, identities and well-being; sociology and anthropology; methodologies of monitoring and evaluation of development initiatives, India; South Asia.https://research-portal.uea.ac.uk/en/persons/nitya-raoN.Rao@uea.ac.uk
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DrGinaReinhardtDepartment of GovernmentEssexPolitical economy of foreign aid, economic and social development, and the political and policy implications of disasters.
She has studied race, trust, and migration; the construction of trust by the media across levels of government; and how the allocation of foreign aid conditions its performance effectiveness.
https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/reinh47500/gina-reinhardtgina.reinhardt@essex.ac.uk
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DrJonathanRock RokemAnthropology and ConservationKentRapid urbanisation and rising global inequalities; Geopolitics and international migration; Barriers to urban mobility and diversity; cities, climate change and conservation
https://www.kent.ac.uk/anthropology-conservation/people/1914/www.kent.ac.uk/anthropology-conservation/people/1914/rock-rokem-jonathan
j.rock@kent.ac.uk
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DrJohanna RomerDepartment of SociologyEssexHow state power and political authority are produced through the everyday interactions and experiences of persons working within and subject to criminal justice institutions.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/romer76406/johanna-romerjohanna.romer@essex.ac.uk
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DrCamillaSchofieldSchool of HistoryUEAThe politics of memory, histories of immigration, the impact of decolonisation and international development, transnational race politics and ideas of citizenship and the nation in postwar Britain.https://people.uea.ac.uk/camilla_schofieldcamilla.schofield@uea.ac.uk
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DrAnnaSergiDepartment of SociologyEssexCriminology, comparative criminal justice and criminal mobility.https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/sergi58502/anna-sergiasergi@essex.ac.uk
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ProfYaseminSoysalDepartment of SociologyEssexTransnational and global perspectives on the historical development and contemporary reconfigurations of the nation-state, citizenship, and human rights, with specific interest in the transnational transformations of the national https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/soysa07903/yasemin-soysalsoysal@essex.ac.uk
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DrBeckyTaylorSchool of HistoryUEAMinorities, migration and the state, including Gypsies, Roma and Travellers. Contributes directly to histories of state expansion, migration, ideologies and violence as well as histories of empire, xenophobia and identity.https://people.uea.ac.uk/b_taylorb.taylor@uea.ac.uk
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DrMarkTebbothSchool of International DevelopmentUEAHuman migration / mobility and forced displacement, vulnerability, resilience and adaptation, and disaster risk reduction and risks linked to a changing global climate.https://people.uea.ac.uk/m_tebbothm.tebboth@uea.ac.uk
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DrUlrike TheuerkaufSchool of International DevelopmentUEACivil wars and political violence, formal and informal political institutions, forms of government, electoral systems, state structures, corruption, democracy and democratization.https://people.uea.ac.uk/u_theuerkauf u.theuerkauf@uea.ac.uk
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DrMatthewWhittleSchool of EnglishKentPostcolonial and global literatures, with special emphasis on the climate emergency, extinction, decolonisation and migration.https://www.kent.ac.uk/english/people/120/www.kent.ac.uk/english/people/120/whittle-matthewm.whittle@kent.ac.uk
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