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Research Student Profiles

Name PhD Title Research Interests Contact Information
Khuloud Alsaba Social Determinants of Health in Conflict and War: Militarization and Health in Syria Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health,Social Inequalities and Health,War and Conflicts,Public Health and Development Policy,Public Health in Conflict,Political Economy of Violence,Political Economy and Health,Feminist Theory,Gender-based Violence,Political Change and Health in the Arab World,Interdisciplinary Research,Theories of social power. Ideological power,Theories of Social Justice,Intersectionality and Inequalities 3. 16 Chrystal Macmillian
Mario Alvarado Multiculturalism and identity; towards a non-substantialist approach. Multiculturalism,National Identity,Political philosophy,Social theory,Critical theory,Interculturalism 3.15 Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)131 651 1726
David Anderson Social Space, the Self, and Displacement in the Urban Environment; an ethnography of community and home in Soacha, Colombia Marginality,Processes of marginalisation,social exclusion,boundary making,social/moral norms and values,Migration,societal structure,urban sociology,Social change,refugees and displacement,social space  
+44 (0)7793 453 143
Joe Anderson A Home on the Range; Guns, Masculinity, and the LGBT Community in San Diego County Gun Culture,Gun Ownership,Embodiment and the anthropology of the body,California,Intergenerational Transmission,History,National Belonging,San Diego,Phenomenology,United States,America,Anthropology of the United States,ethnography Chrystal Macmillan Building
Dayana Ariffin Anthropology in the Philippines: A History anthropology and indigenous peoples,science in the Philippines,taxonomy of race,colonial science
Megan Arthur Philanthropy and child undernutrition in India: Understanding governance processes Global Health Policy,Global governance,Non-state actors,Public health,Social policy Room 3.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Majdi Ashour Beyond Resilience in the Times of Despair: Changes in Out of Pocket Payments in the Gaza Strip. Health policy,Mixed methods,Public health,Gaza Strip,Health Systems Research,Households surveys,Health care seeking behaviours,Out of pocket payments,health systems in conflict affected areas,health care utilization,Epidemiology,In-depth Interviews,Life histories,Health Financing  
Global Public Health Policy
Selma Augestad Feminism,Genocide,Humanitarian intervention,Norms,Agency,Post-conflict societies,Women and war,Gender & intersectionality,Social Justice,Transitional justice,Ethnicity & 'race' University of Edinburgh
Sebastien Bachelet Morocco,political anthropology,Human rights,Migration studies,illegality,advocacy,creative arts
No Photo Badejo Adedamola Folasade
Reza Bagheri Multiculturalism,Integration,national identity,Cultural Racism Room 6.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Jim Baker The Sociology of Fire Safety Fire safety in buildings,Sociology of fire safety  

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Justyna Bandola-Gill Beyond Bridges: Knowledge Brokers and Research Impact on Policy Policy construction,Knowledge transfer/exchange,Policy learning,Knowledge production,Evidence & experts in policy,Research impact,Science policy,Knowledge mobilisation,Politics of knowledge,Knowledge brokers,Scientific advice,Impact agenda,Knowledge in policy Room 1.03, Old Surgeons' Hall
Gavin Barber Political parties,Comparative European Politics,Organisation Studies 3.12, Chrystal MacMillan Building
No Photo Aidan Barlow African borderlands,African Great Lakes region,East Africa,Regionalism,Uganda,Rwanda,Democratic Republic of Congo
Rachel Barry Understanding marijuana policy change in Uruguay: Towards policy coherence to regulate health-impacting commodities? Global Health Policy,policy coherence,policy change,institutions,evidence in politics,policy communities,policy translation,policy learning,marijuana regulation,commercial regulation
Francesca Batzella Faithful agent or independent actor? The European Commission in the external dimension of EU Energy Policy European Union,European Integration,EU Energy Policy,EU external relations,European Commission,Academic teaching
Katherine Baxter Childhood, Livelihoods and Everyday Choices: An Ethnography of the Lived Experience of the ‘Global Schooling Project’ in Nepal Education and social change,Sociology of Knowledge,Sustainability,Sociology of Sustainability, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Education, Education for Sustainable Development,Alternative epistemologies,Knowledge production and practices,Nepal and the Himalaya,international development,the sociology of development and aid practices,Childhood and Youth Studies,refugees and displacement Chrystal Macmillan Building Rm 4.16 
+44 (0)784 509 2651;
Sara Bea No Heroics, Please: Mapping Deceased Donation Practices in a Catalan Hospital Science and technology studies,feminist technoscience,Material Semiotics,inventive methods,ethnography,Organ and tissue donation,Bioengineered Medical Futures,Regenerative Medicine,iPS cellular biotechnology,Nonhuman Animal Studies,Genetic Engineering
Arturo Delano
Sayra van den Berg Perpetrator Participation in Truth Commissions: Uncovering perpetrator experiences of post-conflict truth commissions peacebuilding,Transitional justice,Peace and conflict
Tobey Berriault Peace and conflict,Cote d'Ivoire,State building,Political mobilization  
+44 (0) 7340850392
Francesco Bertoldi Territorial politics,Nationalism and Devolution,Elections,Ethnic conflict,Northern Ireland,Ireland,Power-sharing agreements,Electoral Systems in Divided Societies,Identity Politics,Social Identity Theory,Discourse Analysis,Ethnicity and Identity
Alessio Bertolini Social Disadvantages among Temporary Agency Workers: UK and Italy Compared welfare systems,social exclusion,Subjective well-being,Social Inequality,Labour Market,Employment policy,Work & Labour,Social Policy
Cara Blaisdell Young children's participation as a living right: an ethnographic study of an early learning and childcare setting Children's Rights,Research methodology,Children's Participation,Research Ethics,Early childhood education and care policies,Sociology of childhood,Childhood and Youth Studies,Early childhood studies,Early intervention policy and practice
Heather Blenkinsop Stories from the Wall: The Making and Remaking of Localism Storytelling & ethnography,Memory, identity,Britain,Historical sociology,Research methods,Narrative Inquiry,Legends,Community Belonging,Interdisciplinary Research,Mythology and folklore,Myth and storytelling Rm 6.12 Chrystal MacMillan Building
Martin Booker Room 4.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)131 650 66 18
Carine Le borgne
Théo Bourgeron Anthropology of Money,Sociology of finance,Welfare reform politics,Corporate finance,Private equity,Impact investing,Dynamics of capitalism
Bridget Bradley An ethnography of care and community among compulsive hair pullers in the United Kingdom (Trichotillomania) Medical Anthropology,Diagnosis,Classification,identity,Beauty,Hair,Embodiment and the anthropology of the body,gender,femininity and masculinity,shame and stigma,Mental Health,Self Care,Medicalisation and Expertise,Activist Anthropology,Silence,Trichotillomania,Body Focussed Repetitive Behaviours,Anthropology of Britain Chrystal MacMillan Building, EH8 9LD 
+44 (0)784 0011 224
Ekaterina Braginskaia Muslim Councils in Britain and Russia: Challenges of Cooperation and Representation in Contrasting Institutional Contexts Muslim minority representation,Comparative Politics,Russian Politics,Institutionalist approaches and social movement organistions,Migration and citizenship Rm 4.14, Crystal Macmillan Building
Benedikt Buechel Political Theory,Territorial Rights,Immigration,Global Justice,International Relations
Marina Fernández-Buil Anthropology of History,Anthropology of the Senses,Ethnomusicology,Historicity,Temporality,Embodiment,Performing Arts,Politics of Space,Memory,Cultural Rights,Culture Commodification,Heritage,Politics of Representation and Knowledge Production,Collaborative Ethnography,Hereditary Musicians,Western Rajasthan,South Asia
Andrew Byrne An External View of External Action: US E‰lite Discourse on the EU's Global Role 3.12, Chrystal MacMillan Building 
+44 755 489 3056
Yuji Shimohira Calvo Retrieving Class: A Sociological Analysis of Political Participation in Europe in Times of Economic Crisis Political participation,Critical sociology,Social stratification,Quantitative analysis Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)783 574 7499
Kirsten Campbell Impacts and implications of energy access on rural communities in East India Technology and society,sustainable development,Sustainability,renewable energy,India
Canglong Wang (王苍龙) Individuality, Hierarchy, and Dilemma: The Making of Confucian Cultural Citizenship in a Contemporary Chinese Classical School Chinese citizenship,Confucianism,National and cultural identity,Classical education in China,Schooling ethnography,Foucault,self-moralisation  
Megan Canning The Sweet Life: The Political Economy of Sugar and Development in Malawi International Development,Gender and Development,Agriculture,Livelihood,Work,Labour,Migration,Land,Agribusiness,Political Economy of Agroindustrial Development in Africa,Political Economy of International Development in Africa,Feminisms in Development and Economics,Economic Anthropology,Ethnography,Sugar Industry,Malawi Chrystal Macmillan Building 

Ismaila Ceesay "Cyber-Hustling: A Survival Strategy for Poor Urban Youths in Gambian Cyber Cafes" Room 1.03, Old Surgeons Hall, High School Yards,,
Lee Chalmers How online vitriol shapes women’s engagement in feminist activism/argument in the UK
 Feminism,Political representation,Cybermisogyny,Public life,Gender,Gender theory,Trolling,Feminist Theory,Sociology,Feminist ethics The Chrystal MacMillan Building
Shirley-Pat Chamberlain Canada,citizenship,abjection,civil society,civil society organizations,social citizenship,Indigenous Peoples,place,space,power,Ethnicity & 'race',class,critical theory,interrelation,decolonization,marginalization,Gender,settler colonialism
Thomas Charman The Discursive Construction of Sexual Violence against Men in Conflict: A Discourse-Theoretical Analysis of NGO and International Legal Documents Gender,gender and international relations,gender based violence,sexual violence,Gender and conflict,Masculinities,Militarised Masculinities,Sexual violence against men,Feminism,Poststructuralism,Discourse Analysis,Frame Analysis Rm 3.14, Chrystal MacMillan Building,
No Photo Shruti Chaudhry Lived- Experiences of Marriage: Regional and Cross-Regional Brides in Rural North India Ethnography,Caste;,Marriage and Intimate Relationships,South Asia,Inequality,Migration and development,gender based violence School of Social and Political Science;
Eric Zhong Chen Rm 6.13 
+44 (0)7738714688
Peter Chonka Imagining the Somali lands: local news media, a transnational public sphere and the political reconfiguration of Somalia. Somalia,Political Islam,Popular Religion and Institutional Religion,nationalism and the post-colonial state in Africa,State-making,Horn of Africa,Political identities and citizenship,Ideology,Media and society
Kamya Choudhary Power and Transformation in Rural India: Understanding the Impacts of Solar-Powered Irrigation Pumping India,Gender and Development,Agriculture,Sustainable Development,Irrigation,Water Resource Management,Solar Energy,Gender and Technology,Men and Masculinities
Christina Dineen Contemporary political theory,Political philosophy,Applied ethics,Ethics and morality,Resource allocation,Well-being,Bioethics  
Doctoral Researcher
Ashlee Christoffersen Intersectionality in practice: Concepts and uses in the equality seeking third sector Intersectionality,Equality policy,Race/ethnicity,gender,Sexuality,Practice,Third sector Chrystal Macmillan Building
Juan Alberto Claux The memory of the social in a neoliberal era: the politics of psychiatry in Peru. Anthropology of psychiatry,Schizophrenia and other mental illnesses,Medical ethics,Biomedicine and politics
Hannah Cook Artefacts of Accountability: Partnerships, Power and Audit in Malawian Microfinance Microfinance,Monitoring and Evaluation,Impact Assessment,Malawi,Accountability,Women's livelihoods,local economic development,Power (domination, authority, legitimacy) Chrystal Macmillan Building 4.15
Hilary Cornish 'Be polite, be professional, be prepared to kill'; counterinsurgency, masculinity in British military doctrine. Insurgency & Counter-Insurgency,Armed Forces,International Relations of the Middle East,The Military in Global Politics,Gender & International Relations,Masculinities Chrystal Macmillan Building
Yazmin Morlet Corti Data Protection Attitudes. Comparative study of Europe and Latin America privacy,online privacy,Cyberspace as political space,Political Culture,policy prefrences,public policy,Comparative Politics,Big Data Analytics,big data,Science and technology,data protection,behaviour,attitudes,Quantitative Analysis
Crystal Courtney Sustainable Africapitalism? Perceptions of the Koiyaki Conservancies and their relationship with development. ethnography,Maasai,Ecotourism,International development,Rural Development,Kenya,Sustainability 5.15 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Michael Crawley Youth, Hope and Running for Development in Ethiopia Risk,ethnography,Migration and development,Youth,Long-distance running,Hope 4.16, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
Ariane Critchley Working Title - Quickening steps: An institutional ethnography of pre-birth child protection in Scotland Child protection, Working in partnership with young people,Children and Young People,,Kinship and motherhood,social work,Children and childhood,Childbearing,Perinatal care and support
Resto Cruz Becoming middle class: kinship, personhood, and social mobility in the central Philippines Kinship and relatedness,Siblingship,personhood,Work,social mobility,Middle class,Inequality,Inheritance,Education,Professions,Transnational labour migration,Care,Intergenerational relations,Philippines,Southeast Asia,Austronesia Chrystal Macmillan Building
Tom Cunningham 'Muscular Christianity':The Church of Scotland Mission, Gikuyu and the Question of the Body in Colonial Kenya History,Colonial/imperial history,Historical Ethnography,Body,Britain,Kenya,Archives,Oral History,Everyday Life 4.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Elisabeth Cuénod Commonality and diversity: Self-identified asexual people discussing their experience on Tumblr Feminism,Youth,Technology and society,Sexuality,Social media and internet technologies,Internet research,Tumblr,Asexuality,LGBT studies,Identity,Boundary work,Gender,Intersectionality,Digital Sociology,Digital Culture Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)7443 773228
Arek Dakessian Casting Nets and Framing Films: Networks of Film Production in Beirut (working title) Cultural Production,Creative Industries,Cities,Beirut,Ethnography,Social Network Analysis,Networks of Cultural Production,Distinction,Taste Chrystal Macmillan Building, School of Social and Political Sciences 
+44 (0)7447 509 109
Daniel Cetrà Nations and Nationalism,Political Liberalism and Minority Rights,Territorial Politics,The Politics of Language  
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No Photo Alexandria Davenport To What Extent Do LGBTQ+ Audiences Queer Scripted Television Programming? Gender and Sexuality,Feminist Theory,Queer Theory,LGBT studies,Media,Transgender,MOGAI  
44 (0)7463 486464
Cleo Davies Understanding organizational action in the European Commission: The European Union's supervisory response to the financial crisis International Organisations,European studies,The politics of financial market supervision and regulation,International Political Economy Graduate office - Chrystal Macmillan Building
No Photo Kali Dedominicis Online media fandom and the construction of virtual community media fandom,Qualitative Research Methods,Discourse Theory,internet research methods,community,Documents of Life,Sociology of technology,Technology and society,Discourse, practice and sociological theories and methods,Media and society,new media,Media anthropology,popular culture,digital culture
Carl Denig "The Narcissism of Minor Differences": Narcissistic Personality Disorder in Centre Europe and North America Anthropology of psychiatry,Medical Anthropology,Comparative/Historical Sociology,Social psychology,Qualitative research methods,Sociology of knowledge and science,Classification,Diagnosis,Psychotherapy,Personality Disorders,Narcissism Room 5.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Diana Carolina Velasco Malaver PhD in Science and Technology Studies National system of innovation,Systems of Innovation,Policing Old Surgeons Hall, Office 1.02 
Eeke Dix The Future Success of Multiculturalism: national identity perceptions and citizenship in the Netherlands Multiculturalism,nationalism,national identity Room 6.13
Kathy Dodworth NGO legitimation as practice: crafting political space in Tanzania Theories of Legitimacy,Social capital,Foucault,state-society relations,NGOs and Development,Non-state actors,Bourdieu,Ethnography,Tanzania,African studies 4.14 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Andrew Drever A Comparative Study of Reflective Equilibrium and Critical Dialectics Political philosophy,political philosophy methodology,Marxism,Rawlsianism,critical theory
Carol Duncan Child protection,Looked After Children,Family support,Decision making,Birth family contact,Children's Hearing System
Nikki Dunne Intersecting Biographies of Care: Indian migrant nurses in a globalising care economy care chains,gender,Migrant work,transnational families,Transnational caregiving,Globalization,Qualitative Research Methods,Intersectionality,Inequality in the labour market
Don Duprez Balancing Souls, Balancing Bodies: Reproduction and the hermeneutics of efficacy in a Hmong American Community Medical Anthropology,Indigenous cosmologies,kinship and gender,Reproductive Health,Anthropology of time,Refugee studies,Urban anthropology,Religious practices,Biomedical knowledge(s), practices and technologies,Diaspora and transnationalism,Subjectivity and Personhood,organizations and institutions,ethnography,China and East Asia,Southeast Asia  
Sergio Orozco-Echeverri Laws of nature in the emergence of early modern science Philosophy of science,History of science,Sociology of Knowledge,The Scientific Revolution,Early Modern Science and Philosophy,Science and Religion,Laws of nature Old Surgeon's Hall 
+44 (0) 7986820897
Friedrich Eierdanz Sociology of Sport,Cognitive Anthropology,Grounded Theory,Sociology of Knowledge,economic sociology,organizations and institutions Rm. 6.12 Chrystal MacMillan Building 

Eirik Magnus Fuglestad Propertied communities; the realization of national sovereignty in the US and Norway nationalism,State formation,Capitalism and its critics,power (domination,authority,legitimacy)
Angelo Ercia The pursuit to expand health insurance coverage in the USA: Investigating the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Federally Qualified Health Centers minority rights,Health policy,Politics of health,Social Policy,statistical analysis,Health Systems Research,Mixed methods,Quantitative Research,qualitative research,Public health,Health Promotion,Global Health Policy,Evidence-based public health,HIV/AIDS,Health systems,Philippines,Sexual Health,Mental Health,Health Insurance,Public Health Practice and Policy,health inequalities and the social determinants of health,policy responses to health inequalities,social justice,Community based research,LGBT,Health Behaviour
Adrian Favero New opportunities in CEE: The role of the city in shaping the approach of the urban, educated youth in Poland to the European Union Following EU Accession Europeanization,European Union,Identity formation,Globalizationsation and personal life,urban sociology,identity politics,Central Eastern Europe
Nichole Fernandez Visualizing Croatia: National identity, advertising, and tourism in the European Union National Identity,Visual Sociology,European Union,Postnationalism,Return / transnational migration,tourism,nation branding,Nation Branding,postmodernity,Digital Cultures,Environmental Sociology Room 6.12
Louis Fletcher History of International Political Thought,Genealogical Critique,Political Realism,Critical Theory,Democratic Peace,Philosophy of History,Peace Research,Utopianism
No Photo Natalie Forster
Gilberto Galeazzi The Spirit of Caprera: an Ethnographic Analysis of Sailing ethnography,organizations and institutions,Ritual,authority,culture,Qualitative Research Methods,Sociology of Sport,Identity,Power (domination,legitimacy),time,subculture Room 3.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Elisa Gambino PhD on China-Africa Relations in Infrastructure Development and Regional Integration Belt and Road Initiative,China and East Asia,Emerging Economies,Transport Corridors Chrystal MacMillan Building
Alex Gapud (Working Title): 'Historicities of Colonialism and the Slave Trade in Bristol" Memory,identity,England,Post-imperialism,Materiality,Politics of Memory,Past-presencing,Historical consciousness,heritage,colonial aphasia,Silence,Metropolitan Postcolonial Memory Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44(0)7580 268376
Barbara Gaweda No country for losers? Gender, (in)equality, and the discursive construction of subjects and values in Polish politics gender,post-communism,post-Soviet politics,Central Eastern Europe,Feminism,Feminist institutionalism,Ukraine,Discourse Theory,Feminist Research,Postcolonialism,Europeanization,nationalism,Inequality,Feminist theory/research,Sexuality,discourse analysis,Gender & intersectionality
Sandalia Genus Medical Anthropology,Pharmaceuticals,Vaccination,Political Economy of Health,Malaria,Clinical Trials,Global Health,International development,Tanzania
Alysa Ghose Feminism,gender,Religious Identity,Witchcraft,femininity and masculinity,Intersectionality,spirits and the dead,Cuba,Latin America and the Caribbean,Power (domination,authority,legitimacy),personhood,ontology,spiritual development,intergenerational relationships,Kinship,knowledge production,empathy,intuition,African diaspora religions,embodiment and materiality,race Room 5.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 7961902513
Evi Giannatou Exploring the Sociotechnical Dynamics of Creative Commons Licenses: A Case Study of Open Content Film-Making Socio-legal Study,Open Content Licensing,Digital Copyright,Creative Industries Room 1.05, Old Surgeon's Hall, High School Yards
Victor Gigleux International Relations,Foreign Policy,Small States,European studies,International peace-keeping operations,EU external relations,Role Theory,Foreign Policy Analysis Chrystal Macmillan Building
Véronique Gilbert Mokk Pooj: Affective Economies, Gender Inequalities and Imaginative Labour in Senegal's (im)Material Culture of Seduction and Sexuality Sexuality,Seduction,Material Culture,Witchcraft,Anthropology of emotions,Gender,Marriage and polygamy,Anthropology of food,Anthropology of Love,Feminism,Embodiment and the anthropology of the body,Senegal Rm 5.16, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Leah Gilman Qualifying kinship: How do UK gamete donors make sense of identity-release donation? Reproduction and assisted conception,Sociology of the family and kinship,Altruism and donation,Sex & Gender,Gift discourses,Medical sociology,Bodies and identity,Research ethics 1.04 Old Surgeons Hall
Chrissie Wanner For the Good of the Breed: health, heredity, and the ethics of breeding pedigree dogs multispecies ethnography,medical and veterinary anthropology,Kinship,Human-animal relationships,Britain
Sarah Golightley Sociological Theory,Mad Studies,Critical Disability Studies,Critical Psychology,Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice,Therapeutic Communities,Boarding Schools,Young People in Care,Social Policy,LGBT,Transgender,Domestic Abuse,Feminism,Intersectionality,Peer research,Peer Support,Homelessness,Narrative Inquiry  

Sarah.Golightley [at]
Owais Golra Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange in Emerging Countries: A Case of Textile Industry in Pakistan Interactive Learning and Innovation,Dynamic Capability,Absorptive Capacity,technological capabilities,Global Value Chains,Knowledge System,Knowledge exchange,innovation systems and theory,theory of firm learning,industrial clustering and proximity Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies 
Marc Grau Grau The Benefits of Multiple Roles: Sources of Enrichment between Work and Family Room 4.02
Dominique L. Green Conceptualising Poverty as Social Exclusion in the United States Participation,Policy,Social capital,Inequality,USA,Quantitative Methods,statistical analysis,poverty,Social Policy Room 3.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Javier Guerrero-C Technological Innovation and the War on Drugs: The Biography of Narcosubmarines, 1993-2012 The war on drugs,Technology and society,Outlaw Innovation,Narcosubmarines,Security
Alice Hague Faithful advocates: Faith-based communities and environmental action Environment,Climate change,political theology,community activism,faith-based activism,advocacy,mobilisation,environmental politics,environmental ethics,UK,USA,Sweden CMB 5.15 

Mary Hanlon Fashioning Power: Stakeholder strategies in transnational fashion and apparel activist networks post-Rana Plaza Work & Labour,Sociology of Fashion,Global Value Chains,Consumption,Fashion Theory,Consumer-based Activism,Education,Online Learning,Sustainability,Global Apparel Production,Creative Commons & Open Source,Food,Digital Narratives,Bangladesh Chrystal Macmillan Building
Jillian Hart Is methodological innovation superficially attractive but challenging in practice? A case study combining network analysis with biographical narrative methodological innovations,virtual/online methods,Networking and Mapping,Biographical narrative,Research methods,Qualitative Research Methods,Research Ethics,reflexivity in research
Barbara Haward Telegraphers' Cramp: The first modern office disease History of Occupational Health,Emergence of Health and Safety at work 1840 - 1930,Workers compensation,Workplace disease,Medical sociology
Arjen van der Heide Social Studies of Finance,Economic Sociology,Insurance markets,Science and technology studies,Financial regulation,Sociology of Quantification,Political Economy,Life Insurance,Sociology of Knowledge
No Photo Philipp Heinrich European Identities, Public Attachment to the EU, Public Attitudes, Experimental Approaches
Rachel Hendrick Managing or maintaining bias? Examining the conceptualisation of conflicts of interest in medical journal publishing
Michael Heneise The life and landscape of dreams: personhood, reversibility, and agency among the Nagas in Northeast India Indigenous healing,personhood,vision,and the state,Cosmopolitics,Anthropology of dreaming,Biomedical knowledge(s),practices and technologies,Medical Anthropology,Himalaya,South Asia,Amazonia and Latin America,Sacred ecology Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+91 708 596 1330
Christopher Henning 2.xx Chrystal Macmillan Building 

Rebecca Hewer "Our (In)Ability to Speak": Interpretations and Representations of Prostitution in an English Policy Context Gender and crime,Feminism,Policy construction,Criminology,Sex Work,Sex & Gender,Critical Social and Political Theory,Neoliberalism,Discourse Theory,Ideology,Policy,Law and Regulation,Prostitution,Critical Discourse Analysis,Risk and vulnerability Chrystal MacMillan Building
Justin Chun-ting Ho The Failure of Chinese Nationalism and the Contested Hong Kong History Nationalism and National Identity,Hong Kong,China,Social media,text and data analytics,Computational Social Science,Discourse Analysis
Eva Maria Hoffmann Computer Science Development in Afghanistan CMB 5.13 
+44 (0) 131 651 3207
Yifei Hou Time Assistance to Nonresident Elderly Parents in China: The Coaction of Sibling Substitution, Proximity and Gendered Kinship Selection Quantitative Methods in Social Research,Family Demography,Health policy,Kinship Rm 1.16, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Rhys Howell Out at sea, out of mind? Understanding public responses to marine energy projects Renewable Energy Systems,Sustainability,marine energy,Public perceptions,place,community,Social Impact Assessment
Michaela Hubmann After Ebola: An ethnographic study of the primary health care rebuilding and strengthening process in the Bo district of Sierra Leone Ebola,Neglected Zoonotic and Tropical Diseases,Anthropology of Global Health,Medical Anthropology,Health systems and global health,Global health governance Rm 5.13, CMB
Christine Huebner Citizenship, Young People and Political Participation Citizenship,Political participation,Political identities and citizenship,Youth participation,Political Culture,Quantitative Methods,methodological innovations
Erin Hughes An American Atra? Boundaries of Diasporic Nation-Building Amongst Assyrians and Chaldeans in the United States Iraq and the Middle East,Diaspora,Migration & Transnationalism,Ethnic conflict,Nationalism,Ethnic and Racial Minorities,Statelessness,Boundary theory Chrystal Macmillan Building
Maurice Hutton Seeing like a Second City: Local Government Reform in Late Colonial Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (1949-1980) Zimbabwe,Southern Rhodesia,Late colonialism,Urban Governance,African Township Administration,Urban citizenship,High density housing,Beer monopoly finance Office 5.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Gianluca Iazzolino Contingency Routes. Understanding the Transnational mobility of Somali urban refugees in East Africa Refugee studies,Somalia,East Africa,Peace and conflict,ICT,Informal financial institutions,Kenya,Diaspora and transnationalism
Ibrahim Sani Electoral Governance: Understanding the Democratic Quality of Elections in Nigeria Elections,Political parties,Participation,Political representation,Civil Society and Democratization,participatory and deliberative democracy
No Photo Katie Ion Counter/surveillance & Protest: Watching and being watched at public demonstrations in Britain Qualitative Research Methods,Protest,Protest policing,Surveillance,ethnography,Social movements,Political Sociology,drug policy,intoxication,social change
Ivan Cuesta-Fernandez Kilowatts, megawatts and power: political geographies of peripheral electrification in Ghana and Tanzania (working title) African politics,Sub-national regimes of electricity,Political Geography of infrastructure,Comparative Politics,Advocacy coalitions in sociotechnical transitions
Yukinori Iwaki Global Justice from Outside-the-Box Social and Political Theory,Political Philosophy,Global justice,poverty,Environment,labour,time,Climate change
Patrick Jahnke How do corporate voting instruction come about? Socially Responsible Investment (SRI),Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR),International Political Economy,Stakeholder Theory,Financial Intermediation,Corporate Governance,Fiduciary Capitalism,Agency Theory,Shareholder Voting Rights Politics and International Relations 
+44 (0) 7796 174778
Bill Jenkins New perspectives on Edinburgh Lamarckians and other transformist thinkers: Evolutionary debates in the Athens of the North, 1790-1844 History of science,Pre-Darwinian evolutionary theories,Science and religion in 19th-century Britain,History of the plurality of worlds debate
Bethany Jennings Selling Sex and Other Low-income Employment in Dhaka: Exploring Women's Experiences International Social Work,Sex Work,gender,Low income employment,Bangladesh
Lisa Kalayji sociology of emotions,social movements,feminisms and feminist theory,Social theory,documentary research methods,death
Marios Kampouris The Technological Field: An Alternative Understanding of Technological Transitions Sociology of technology,Innovation,Sustainability,Renewable Energy Systems,orientation and diversification of technological change,transition studies
No Photo Thokozani Kamwendo Heuristics and Biases and Behavioural Economics: A Sociology of a Psychology of Error My research interests are the formation of disciplines and claims to scientificity. I am also interested in questions about rationality and the dynamics of scientific explanation. Old Surgeons Hall Rm 1.05
Laura Kandle The Evolution of Islamist Foreign Policy following the 2011 Uprisings Islamic political thought,Islamism,Foreign Policy Analysis,IR and Middle East,Role Theory,State Socialization,Partisan Politics,Party Competition,Egyptian politics,Tunisian politics,Civil Society and Democratization Chrystal Macmillan Building 

Nikos Kanellopoulos The discursive construction of Higher Education policies in Greece during the crisis (2010-2015). Education governance,Educational policy discourses,Education and European integration,Europeanisation,Social Policy and the Eurozone Crisis,Critical Policy Analysis,Critical Discourse Studies,Critical Discourse Analysis,Cultural Political Economy Chrystal MacMillan Building
Canan Nese Karahasan Exhibiting "Turkishness" at a Time of Flux in Turkey: Ethnography of the State Nationalism and National Identity,Secularism,Museums,Turkey,Islam,ethnography
Martina Karels Performing Remembrance: New York and the National September 11 Memorial Public Memory and Remembrance,Performance,Space,Visual Sociology,Politics of Memory,Qualitative Research Methods,Collaborative Methods,Participatory Methods,Trauma 3.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Juliet Wairimu Kariuki Mama Mboga: self-actulaising, innovative opportunity driven entrepreneurs: Case study of Nairobi and Kiambu County Informal Food provisioning systems,urban poverty,political economy of development,entrepreneurship,informal economy,East Africa Chrystal Macmillan Building
Michael Kattirtzi sociology of scientific knowledge,Public participation,Behavioural Economics Rm 1.04, Old Surgeons' Hall 

No Photo Salim Kaya How do Turkish fathers parent? fathers and fatherhood,Adult-child relations/interactions,Parenting,Sociology of Religion
Oliver Kearns Secrecy and absence in the public residue of post-9/11 covert operations Secrecy,War and media,Debris,Covert state violence,Presence/absence,Drone strikes,Witnessing
Lilian Kennedy Finding and Remaking the Self in Dementia: an investigation of care in London. Memory,Subjectivity and Personhood,Dementia,Care,Love,time and temporality,Family relationships,Kinship and relatedness,STS,GPS tracker technology,NHS
No Photo Sixta Kilambo 5.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)131 6504688
Julius Kob „Model-made Markets“: Reinsurance, Financial Markets and the Sociology of Catastrophe Modelling Social Studies of Finance,Science and technology studies,Historical sociology,Economic Sociology,ethnography,Reinsurance markets,Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) markets,Catastrophe Modelling,Risk Studies,Financial Markets,Sociology of Knowledge,infrastructure,epistemologies,Uncertainty,Climate change,Experimentation,Non-knowledge,Simulations Chrystal Macmillan Building 
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Nicole Koenig 3.12
Konstantinos Kostagiannis Realist conceptualisations of power and the nation-state classical realism,International Relations,International theory,nationalism  

Kragen, Ko-Kang, Chien actor-network theory,Science & technology studies,Economic Sociology,sociology of food,agro-food studies,Knowledge and practices
Alexandra Scott International and Transgovernmental ​ Anti-Drug Law Enforcement Cooperation along the Northern Trafficking Route Drug Policy,Security Cooperation,The war on drugs,Politics of drugs and trafficking,Transnational Governance,Central Asia,Globalisation,Regionalism,Balance of power Rm 3.16, Crystal MacMillan Building
No Photo Deepa Kuriachan 2.xx Chrystal Macmillan Building
Hsinyen Lai Middle East Politics,Historical sociology,ideas and foreign policy,the Arab Left,the Gulf region room 4.14, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Maggie Laidlaw "Who's got time for that? The timely negotiations of women's civic engagement" Feminism,Participation,creative research methods,poetry,Innovative Research Methods,work and labour,Bodies,participatory research,co-production,volunteering,Women's livelihoods,Community Belonging,Community Development,co-production and collaboration,time and temporality,Social Inequalities in Leisure and Time-Use,Family relationship Rm 4.14 Chrystal Macmillan Building 
Dr. Jenny Lawy An Ethnography of San: Minority Recognition and Voice in Botswana Anthropology of Botswana,Indigenous Peoples,higher education,identity politics,Power,minority politics,minority rights,Advocacy,recogntion,voice,democracy,Citizenship Chrystal Macmillan Building 
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Ana Victoria Gaxiola Lazcano Historical sociology,Social movements,State building,Social network analysis,Political Sociology,Latin America,Corporatism,labour movements
Shona Jane Lee Modelling surveillance networks and health systems for Human African Trypanosomisis control in Northern Uganda Infectious Disease,Parasitology,Spatial Analysis,GIS,Global Health,Evolutionary Medicine,Network Analysis,Technology Adoption,Neglected diseases and zoonoses,Data Science,Computational Biology Room 4.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
No Photo Yi-tao Lee Growing On-line with Daddy: Early Childhood on Taiwanese Father-run Baby Blogs Children and childhood,Childhood and Youth Studies,Internet research,Children's Rights,Sociology of technology,fathers and fatherhood
Rhodri Leng Scientometrics,Sociology of Scientific Knowledge,Philosophy of Science,Citation Network Analysis,Social Network Analysis,Research Bias,Citation Bias,Public Health Policy,Science-based Policy,History of Medical Science,Public Policy Old Surgeons' Hall 
Claire Leppold Health Inequalities in Japan: Through the Lens of the Fukushima Disaster Global Health,Epidemiology,Mixed Methods,health inequalities and the social determinants of health,Disasters,Public health,Japan
Benjamin Leruth Differentiated Integration in the European Union: a Comparative Study of Government Preferences in Finland, Sweden and Norway European Integration,European Union,British Politics,Comparative Politics,Regionalism,Nordic Politics
Hannah Lesshafft Medical Anthropology,art and healing,self-and-other,Imagination,care,self-care,Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM),Faith healing,Social Movements,Health inequalities,Ethnography,Mixed methods research,Brazil Rm. 5.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building
No Photo Mareike Lührs Energy Decentralisation in Scotland Energy Systems,Energy policy,Decentralisation
Siqi Li  
Liliana Manzano Criminology,Crime prevention,Social exclusion and violence,Public policy,Quantitative Research,Neighborhood-effects,Multi-level modelling 3.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Sara Stewart - Lindores Women and Sectarianism in Scotland Sectarianism,Intersectionality,Sociology of the family and kinship,Equalities,Community Education,Inter-generational Research,feminist sociology,narrative & biographical methodologies,gender and religion,Whiteness Rm 5.13 
Yue Liu The South China Sea Dispute and Regional Security in East Asia International Relations,Regional Security,International Law of the Sea,Maritime Disputes
Sulian Lizé The Risky Bet on Paddy Power: The Unexplained Non-Financialisation of the Rice Market International development,Rice Industry,International Political Economy,Political Economy of Finance,Agricultural Economics,Political Economy of Development,International Trade,Southeast Asian Studies,Rural Liverlihoods,Commodity Martkets,Futures Markets,Derivatives Markets,Risk-management,Coffee Trade,Sugar Trade,Wheat Trade,Anthropology of Finance,Sociology of Finance
Cristian Luguzan Political Sociology,social movements,civil society,political ideology,communication technologies,social media
Ismaël Maazaz Commoning resources ? Spaces, resource uses and associated political imaginaries in urban Chad critical security studies,political economy of conflicts,conflictual production of spaces,North Africa-Central Africa borderlands,resource politics,African security,Chad,African and Latin American dynamics in comparative perspectives,Politics of oil,Competing political imaginaries,Urban anthropology,Urban geography  
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Robert Macdonald Voter Behaviour in Tanzania Tanzania,Politics,Voter Behaviour,Elections,Election Monitoring,African History Chrystal Macmillan Building 
Alexandra Macht Between stoicism and intimacy: The social construction of paternal love Qualitative Research Methods,Adult-child relations/interactions,Sociology of emotion,Gender and parenting,Power,Masculinities,fathers and fatherhood,Identity and class culture Room 3.2 
+44 (0)7570159672
Chloe MacLean Fighting with the senses: Gendered embodiment in karate gender equality,Sociology of Sport,Senses,Martial arts/ Combat Sports,Sensory Ethnography,Qualitative Research Methods,embodiment,gender,relationships
Mairi O'Gorman Values,Indian Ocean,Seychelles,Youth,Return / transnational migration,intimacy
Shamiran Mako International Relations,Comparative Politics,International Relations of the Middle East,Governing in divided societies,Iraq and the Middle East,Institutions and institutional change,State building,Ethnic conflict,Territorial politics
Diego Malara Deceitful spirits the Ethiopian Orthodox Church,spirit possession,divination,art and healing,personhood,orthodoxy and heterodoxy,fasting and ascetism,passions and passiones
Emily Mann Negotiating Gender Identity in the Context of Cultural Reform: a Study of Women in Police Scotland Gender & policing;,Gender & Policing,Police Culture,Criminology,Criminal Justice,Scottish Criminal Justice System,Police,Police Scotland,Ethnography,Feminist Research,Sociology of Gender,Intersectionality,Gender and Development,Feminist Criminology  
Hanna Mantila Psychiatric Practice in Hong Kong Anthropology of Pharmaceuticals,Transcultural psychiatry,Psychopharmaceuticals,Medical Anthropology,Biomedical knowledge(s), practices and technologies
Valentina Marcheselli Are we alone in the Universe? Toward an ethnographic account of the search for Life as we don't know it ethnography,Sociology of Knowledge,Astrobiology,Biomedical knowledge(s), practices and technologies  

Mariama Khan Bloodlines, Borderlines, Conflict and The Gambia-Senegal Relations: transport, trade and religious networks International development,Institutions and institutional change,International Relations,ethnography,identity politics,Political Theology & Religio-Politics,Policy,Regionalism,popular culture,Social change,conflict resolution,African borderlands,Transport,Trade,Religion And Ritual Chrystal Macmillan Building
Marie-Eve Hamel Mediated Voices: Nation/State-Building, NGOs and Survivors of Sexual Violence in Postconflict Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina Genocide,sexual violence,gender,Community Belonging,relationships
Brooks Marmon Zimbabwe,Southern Africa,West Africa,Liberia,Cold War,decolonization,higher education,Transnational History
No Photo Sara Marsden Global Health Policy,corporations and health
Q. Adam Marshall (primitive title) Taming the wild: an ethnography of belief amongst politically disenchanted city dwellers – Phnom Penh, Cambodia Cambodia,Phnom Penh,Religion And Ritual,Khmer Buddhism,Khmer Evangelical Christianity,belief,the 'heart',ethics,Space,place and the city,Subjectivity and Personhood,nationalism,Modernity,Anthropology of the state
Laura S. Martin Local Transitional Justice and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone,Transitional Justice,Conflict and Post-Conflict Studies,Local ownership,Participation,Uganda,Rwanda,Mozambique,Memory Politics,Notions of truth,justice and reconciliation,Ritual reconciliation,Truth Commissions,genocide,local NGOs,violence and conflict,ICC politics in Africa,Hissene Habre case,Fambul Tok International
Sissela Matzner Foreign Policy,Political parties,Responsibility,Narratives,Humanitarianism,Humanitarian intervention,Political violence,Conflict  

May Darwich Ideational and Material Forces in Threat Perception: Saudi and Syrian Choices in Middle East Wars International Relations of the Middle East,International Relations,Middle East Politics,IR and the Middle East,Balance of power,identity politics,ideas and foreign policy,Political Islam
Leah McCabe Gendering Change: Tracing domestic abuse policy discourses and directions in Scotland from 1990 Feminism,Institutions and institutional change,women's movements,Scottish Devolution,gender and public policy,domestic abuse,feminising policy,Gender & intersectionality,policy discourses,Policy change,gender and political institutions
Stephen McConnachie Wellbeing in Buganda: The Pursuit of a Good Life in Two Ugandan Villages Uganda,Buganda,East Africa,Happiness,Conceptions and pursuit of the good life,Well-being,Values,Morality Office 6.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Taylor McConnell Memory Abuse, Violence and Identity in the former Yugoslavia: Perpetuations of divided memory in Croatia and Serbia since 1995 Memory abuse,Collective memory,Memory politics,Yugoslavia,Bosnia and Herzegovina,Serbia,Croatia,National identity,Identity construction,Transitional justice,Political reform,State building,Othering,Violence,Reconciliation,Education,Socialisation processes
No Photo Fiona McGrath Room 2.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Hannah McInnes-Dean Maternity,Paternity,Parents and parenthood,Gender and parenting,Sex & Gender,Reproductive Health,Kinship,Medical Anthropology,Childbearing,Perinatal care and support,Parental Leave
Alice Nagle Living Psalm 127: Gender, reproduction, and religious embodiment amongst American patriarchal pro-natalists. Performativity,Sexuality,Religious Identity,Childbearing,Embodiment and the anthropology of the body,Christianity,Comedy and Humour,gender,marriage,Religion And Ritual,Kinship,Anthropology of the United States,Subjectivity and Personhood,agency,East Africa,life cycles,ethics and ideology,pregnancy,Pregnancy Loss,social reproduction Crystal Macmillan Building
Tiffany Minjauw Smallholder farmer resilience to climate change: from information, to adaptation, to transformation International Development,Food Security,Climate Change Adaptation,Smallholder farming,Climate Information Services,Early Warning Systems,Sub-Saharan Africa,Gender and Development,Ecosystem services and land use,Agricultural Production,Environmental Sustainability,Livestock Production School of Social and Political Science 
Henry Mitchell 'I am a socialist': The Life and Works of Clements Kadalie, c. 1896-1951 South Africa,Malawi,Britain,Labour History,Transnational History Chrystal Macmillan Building
Mary Mitchell What contribution does Family Group Conferencing make to children and families longer-term outcomes? Participation,Child Welfare,Social Justice,Children and Young People Centre for Research on Families and Relationships
Tine Armed Forces,Military cultures,Medical anthropology,Mental Health,Ethnicity and culture,Violence,Trauma and PTSD
Agathe C. Mora Property in Transition: Evidence, Justice and the Law in Post-War Kosovo Anthropology of Law,Bureaucracy,property restitution,Transitional justice,Anthropology of institutions,Evidence,Kosovo,Europe Rm 6.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Oscar Moreno-Martinez Technological innovation in the Colombian war. Insurgency, Counterinsurgency, and Terror (1993–2012) Technology and Innovation Studies,Colombian Armed Conflict,Military-Technical Change,Insurgency & Counter-Insurgency,United States Foreign Security Policy,War Studies Rm 1.04, Old Surgeons' Hall 
+44 744 911 5542
Derek Morris Memory,identity,Ideology,Narrative Inquiry,Storytelling and ethnography,discourse analysis,life-writing,Auto/Biography,Documents of Life,Iraq and the Middle East,Masculinities,Identity construction,Identity and Alterity,Collective memory,Storytelling and narrative,Myth and storytelling,militaries,Critical ethnography
No Photo Maggie Morrison Room 3.14, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Wassim Mroue Middle East Politics,IR and Middle East,Sectarianism,the Gulf region,Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Tair Mukhamadiyev Impact of Accession to the WTO on Performance of National Systems of Innovation of Transition Economies National innovation systems,World Trade Organization,Transition Economies
Declan Murray Solar waste? An ethnography of repair in Kenya's photovoltaic economy Electricity,Rubbish,Trash,Mapping,Visualisation,Solar,Energy,Waste,Power,Design,Repair,Photovoltaics,E-waste,Maintenance Chrystal Macmillan Building
Órla Meadhbh Murray Invisible Work, Textual Performance, and Legitimacy: An Institutional Ethnography of UK Higher Education Institutional Ethnography,Sociology of Knowledge,Feminist Research,Activism,Text,Identity,Theatre & Performance,Intersectionality,Work,Higher education,Qualitative Research Methods
Cera Murtagh Fighting for the Centre: Multi-Ethnic Parties in Post-Conflict Societies in Comparative Perspective Post-conflict societies,Peace and conflict,Ethnicity and Identity,Nationalism and National Identity,Political parties,Social movements,gender politics Room 3.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
0131 651 3785
Nataliya Muzyka Influence of European Union on democratic transformations in Poland and Ukraine: role of elites during the transformation process EU external relations,EU-third countries interactions,Europeanization,identity politics,European Union,International Relations,Ukraine,National Identity,Poland,transition studies,post-Soviet politics,Social network analysis,Elites
Hadijah Mwenyango refugees/migration and displacement;,Women's Health,Children's Rights,Risk and vulnerability,Social Work Service Provision West wing 
+44 7786536924
No Photo Liita Naukushu
Maureen Neckelmann Religious Pluralisation, Civic Society and Social Capital in Chile Social capital,Civic engagement,Sociology of Religion,Secularisation,Religious Identity,Latin American Culture and Society
Hung The Nguyen Social Learning, Social Shaping and the Copyright Hub: a case study of Emergent IP Infrastructure in the Creative Economy Information Infrastructure Studies,Digital Copyright Exchange,Social consequences of technological change Old Surgeon's Hall
Natalia Nino Growing Right. WHO Child Growth Standards in Colombia Science and technology,Standars and Classification,Medical Anthropology
Pia Noel The Interplay Between 'Need' and' Response': An ethnographic multi-stakeholder response analysis to mental distress in post-disaster urban Nepal Medical Anthropology,Mental Health,Humanitarian intervention,Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM),Body Work,Poverty,International development,Embodiment and the anthropology of the body,Nepal,Buddhism,Hinduism,Yoga,Social Determinants of Health,Discourses of Health and Wellness,Neo and Post-Colonial Studies,Resilience,Global Health,South Asia
James Nyomakwa-Obimpeh
Thina Nzo Local Government Party Politics and Councillor Representation in South Africa Political representation,Local Government,Local party politics,Policy,gender and political institutions  
+4477 69766802
R. Elliott Oakley Environmental anthropology,Amazonia,Guyana,Indigenous Peoples,Conservation and development,Waiwai people,Political ecology 4.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Katarina Ockova 'Marriage, Kinship, Memory, and the Future among the Jewish Minority in Post-socialist Slovakia' (working title) Kinship and relatedness,History and Memory, especially as explored through intergenerational relations,Jewishness,Diaspora and transnationalism,Marriage and marital preferences,Community Belonging,Religion And Ritual,gender,Slovakia Chrystal Macmillan Building
Harla Sara Octarra Making visible inter-agency working processes in children's services Policy Processes,Children's Services,Inter-agency work,Children's Rights Flat 4F1, CRFR PhD Students Office
Victor Paz Oliva Developing social pedagogic residential care in the UK: The contribution of Spanish theoretical models and practice. residential child care,social pedagogy,Education and social change School of Political and Social Sciences, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Meritxell Ramirez-i-Olle The Making of Dendroclimatological Knowledge: a Symmetrical Analysis of Trust and Scepticism in Science Sociology of Knowledge,sociology of scientific knowledge,Paleoclimatology,trust,scepticism,Research methods,Politics of climate change science
P. Trent Olsen The inclusive guise of gay asylum: a socio-legal analysis of sexual minority asylum recognition in the United Kingdom Asylum,Human rights,identity politics,LGBT studies Chrystal Macmillan Building
Emmanuel Oluwole Oni A Case Study of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) as an agent of Institutional Reform in Nigeria. Institutions and institutional change,Quantitative Research,Macroeconomic Analysis,Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies,International Development West Wing 5th Floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
No Photo Takamasa Osawa Indonesia, Sumatra, Indigeneity, ethnicity, tribal identity, post-foragers
Cristina Asenjo-Palma Enhancing Community Well-being: A matter of Assets or Rights? Well-being,Community Development,Rights-based Approaches,Asset-based Approaches,Mixed Methods,Conflict Resolution
Plamena Panayotova British Sociology and Statistics History of science,history of social science,history of statistics,methodology in the social sciences,Quantitative Methods in Social Research,Education
George Papamichail
Nina Perkowski Humanitarianism, Human Rights, and Security in EUropean Border Governance: The Case of Frontex EU border management,Frontex,Migration,Humanitarianism,border security,Human rights,critical migration research,European Union migration policy,irregular migration,critical security studies
Peter Yates 'Better Together': A grounded theory study of social worker decision making in cases involving sexual behaviour between siblings Social Work,Sibling incest,Sibling sexual abuse,Children who display harmful sexual behaviour,Decision making,Family reunification,Sibling contact 3.16, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)131 651 1585
Mihail Petkov Policy Circles: Sub-types of the Parentela (working title) policy networks,Public policy,interest groups,subgovernments,policy community,lobbying Chrystal McMillan Building, Room 6.15
Tanita Jill Poeggel Struggles around Detention and Deportation of Non-Citizens in Germany Immigration and asylum policy,political theory,asylum seekers and refugees,critical migration research,Migration and citizenship,Social movements,critical theory,national identity,Memory politics
Pattamaporn Prachomrat National system of innovation Rm 1.03 Old Surgeon's Hall, High School Yards
Anna Pultar Competing visions and rationalities in centre-left parties' education policy. The case of comprehensive schooling in England and Austria Education Policy,comparative social policy,the politics of education policy making,political debates and politics in the welfare state,social inequality,political ideologies and history of political thinking Rm 315, Chrystal MacMillan Building 

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Lindsay Randall Gender,,Kinship,Islam,International development,Ethiopia,Marriage and polygamy,Anthropology of time,Feminist Theory,Political Anthropology,Ecnomic Anthropology,Anthropology of Childhood,Agency and Subjectivity  
+44 07397812730
Liz Ravalde Chrystal Macmillan Building
No Photo Zoey Reeve The Social Identity Theory of Radicalisation in Intergroup Conflict Social psychology 4.14 CMB
Alexandra Remond Britain,Canada,federal states,identity politics,nationalism,Politics,Comparative Politics,British-EU politics,Scotland,Political parties,Territorial Politics,Nationalism,Nationalism and National Identity,Scottish Independence Referendum,Quebec-Scotland comparisons,Political identities and citizenship,Election campaigning,Electoral Systems in Divided Societies,Electoral and Referendum behaviour,Montenegro,the Balkans 6.12 CMB 
Mason Robbins A Beautiful Game: Data Ranking Systems, IT Companies, and Football Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies,Politics of Football,IR and Middle East,Diplomacy,Big Data Analytics,Ranking Systems,Football and IT Companies,Microsoft,Deloitte,Real Madrid,Spanish Football,Sports Management 1.02 
+44 (0)745 025 5096
Abel Villa Technological Capability Development, Cooperation and Value creation in agricultural Value Chains. The case of San Francisco Produce/Peninsula Organics Science and technology studies,agriculture,Global Value Chains,technological capabilities,innovation networks,organic agriculture,Cooperation and Value creation,Small-scales farmers PhD room; Old Surgeon's Hall 
No Photo Sarah Rogers Exploring child well-being in non-resident father households using the Growing Up in Scotland study Child well-being,Non-resident fatherhood,Family structure,Family law and policy,Quantitative analysis of large-scale surveys,Structural equation modelling Centre for Research on Families & Relationships
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Anna Ross Doing Drugs Policy: Narratives, Knowledge and Participation Social Policy,Criminal Justice,Sociology of Drugs,Participatory Methods,Drug Policy 6.13 Chrystal McMillan Building
No Photo Piyush Roy
Pascal Rudin Children's Rights,'global mental health',ADHD,Family,Education,discourse analysis
Sarah M. E. Ruggins Building blocks: The innovation and regulation of exchange-traded funds in the United States, 1970 - 2000 Financial Innovation,financial regulation,exchange traded funds,econometrics and econometric theory,performativity,derivative instruments,Financial Markets,Social Studies of Finance Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)7541 543776
No Photo Sofiane Sahnoun Active Citizenship for British Muslims under the Coalition Government identity politics,national identity,Citizenship and belonging  
Nathalia Salamanca-Sarmiento Telling childhoods: Growing up as a child soldier in Colombia (working title) Memory,identity,Narrative Inquiry,Human rights,Childhood and Youth Studies,reconciliation and dealing with the past,Contesting childhood Room 3.2
Anthony Salamone European integration,European Union,British politics,UK's EU relations,UK foreign policy,Scottish politics,Europeanisation,Devolution,Public opinion,Public policy,Comparative politics
Putri Viona Sari Exploring the Policy Development Addressing Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Indonesia Policy Processes,Neglected Tropical Diseases,Infectious Disease
Anna Schneider The Social Statuses in Later Life: A Study of the Effect of Retirement in Germany today. Socio-cultural change,Quantitative research,Social Exclusion,Historical sociology Chrystal Macmillan Building
Elisabeth Schweiger Droning Silence - Targeted Killing and the Significance of Silence in International Law Formation UN Security Council,War on terror,Discourse Theory,critical theory,International Law & International Relations,Law and Regulation
Andrew Scott Policy reasons or policy networks? The factors influencing shale gas policy-making within the British government. energy politics,energy security,business regulation,environmental politics,Public policy,Comparative Politics,policy networks,policy community,Politics of oil Chrystal Macmillan Building
Ceren Sengül Varieties of 'Kurdishness' in Turkey: state rhetoric, region, and language ethnicity,Nationalism,Kurds,everyday nationalism
Emilia P Sereva Norbert Elias,Process Sociology,Social theory,British funeral industry
Tirion Seymour The Third Sector and the Shaping of Services for Huntington's Disease in Scotland: Organisations, Boundary Work and Expertise Sociology of health and illness,Professional knowledge,Sociology of Organisations,Medical sociology,expertise and interdisciplinarity,Third Sector,Genetics and Society,Scotland,Health policy,collaborative governance and partnerships,UK,Huntington's disease,Public services,Healthcare organisations,Qualitative research methods,ethics and research practices,Patient experiences
Mabutho Xolani Shangase Investigating Public Policy Formulation in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Comparative Case Study of the Macro Economic Policy Framework and Sectoral Policies (Education and Electricity), 1994-2014. South African Public Policy,Post-Apartheid State,Neoliberalism,Discourse Analysis,Public Policy Theory Centre of African Studies 
+44 (0) 755 439 1518
Shubhi Sharma Migration dynamics of people living in and around protected areas of India Protected Areas,Relocation,Neoliberalism,Gender,Identity,India,Accumulation by dispossession,Indigenous Peoples,Scheduled tribes
Malissa Shaw Biotechnologies: Stem Cells and Assisted Reproduction,Gender Theory,Latin American Culture and Society,Political Economy of Health,Substance: Stem Cells,Embryos and other Biogenetic Tissues,Biomedical knowledge(s),practices and technologies,Science & technology studies,Sociology of the body,Embodiment,Agency and coercion Chrystal Macmillan,
Haitao Shi Criminal Justice Policy,Drug Policy in China,Police Culture,Drugs and Crime,Qualitative Research Methods,Discourse Analysis
Evan Shirley A Decision Support System to guide decisions of public sector pharmaceutical supply chains in low-and-middle countries Pharmaceutical policy,Pharmaceuticals,Supply Chains,Operations Research and Management Science,Game Theory,Health systems,Public health challenges in developing countries Chrystal Macmillan Building
No Photo Ting Ting Shum Practicing Public Health: Health Workers and Tuberculosis Control in Contemporary China China,Infectious Disease,Tuberculosis,Public Health Practice and Policy,Care,Subjectivity and Personhood,Value
Kimberly Sigmund Natural Medicine in Mexico City: Searching for Internal Balance in an Unbalanced Society Natural Medicine,Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM),Mexico,Latin American Culture and Society,Healthcare,Medical Anthropology,Power (domination, authority, legitimacy) 6.13 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Judith Sijstermans Evaluating the Impact of Transnational Party Collaboration on European Stateless Nationalist and Regionalist Parties Political parties,European Union,Policy learning,Europeanization,Nationalism,Regionalism,Socialization,Policy networks,Policy transfer,Multi-level governance,British Politics
Tatianna Mello Pereira da Silva Traces of trash: an analysis of the social, spatial and material dimensions of the recycling chain of PET bottles in Brazil Sustainable consumption and production,Global south,Brazil,Circular Economy,Waste pickers,Waste,Recycling networks,Materiality,Global Value Chains,space and spatiality Chrystal Macmillan Building
No Photo I Lin Sin Cultural Capital and Distinction: Malaysian Students and Recent Graduates of UK International Tertiary Education social mobility,higher education,International migration
Monica Skaten
Lukas Slothuus Political theory,Political philosophy,Marxism,Critical theory,Resistance,Contentious politics
Saskia Smellie Explaining Variation in Refugee Protection Policy in the EU: National Role Conceptions and Domestic Political Constraints Politics of Migration and Asylum Policy,Responsibility-Sharing,European Union,Foreign Policy,Role Theory School of Social & Political Science 
07530 882515
Esje Stapleton Institutions In/Cognito: The socio-cognitive emergence of agentic intelligence and the basis of phenomenology Philosophy of Mind,Cyborgs,the structure/agency problem,Zombies,Queer Theory,Socially Extended Mind Hypothesis Office 5.13, 5th floor, Chrystal MacMillan Building
Sarah Stopforth The Relationship Between Parental Socio-Economic Position and Children's Educational Outcomes: An Investigation of Cultural Capital and Aspirations Sociology of Education,Social Stratification,Cultural Capital,Quantitative Analysis
Hyojung Sun Digital Disruption in the Recording Industry digital culture,Internet research,copyright issues,popular music,Creative Industries Room 2.02 Science, Technology and Innovation Studies
No Photo Yifang Sun PhD of Politics political psychology,US foreign policy,Foreign Policy Analysis
Kasper Swerts "Vetera Novis Augere": Nationalism, Neo-thomism and Historiography in Quebec and Flanders (1900-1945) Canada,nationalism,Historiography,Philosophy of history,Quebec,Flanders,Belgium,Modern History,Transnational History
Dora Jandric Imagined Futures of Same-sex Couples Ageing,Gender,Sexuality,Qualitative Research Methods,imagined futures  
Consuelo Thiers Not quite a Pacific Ocean: the role of leader's beliefs in the context of South American enduring rivalries political psychology,Foreign Policy Analysis,Latin American Foreign Policies,At-a-distance personality assessment of political leaders Chrystal Macmillan Building   
+44 (0) 749 156 0106
Rebekah Thompson Pigs, People, Pathogens. Neglected Zoonotic and Tropical Diseases,Livestock Research,Meat Eating,Pigs,Medical Anthropology,Helminths,East Africa,Human-animal relationships,Institutions and institutional change
Daniel Thorpe Unbundling "Indigenous" Space Capability for "Societal Benefits": Actors, Policy Positons and Agency in Geospatial Information Science in Southwest Nigeria environmental politics,aerospace science and technologies,technopolitics,ethnography,Knowledge transfer/exchange,Sociology of Science & Technology,postcolonial science and technology studies,Situational analysis Old Surgeon's Hall
Larissa Toal Army of Dolls: Discursive and Substantive Representations of Women in Sub-State Nationalist Movements Feminism,Nationalism,women's and social movements,Critical Discourse Analysis,Gender and conflict
Alva Katharina Traebert HIV/AIDS, Identity and Experiences of LGBT/Queer Community in Scotland, 1980-2000. Gender and Sexuality,Intersectionality,Feminism,Queer Theory,Narrative Inquiry,Human rights
Vasilis Tsiatouras Soviet Mathematics,Economic Anthropology,Economic Sociology,Organizational Studies,Sociocybernetics
James Turing The Circular Economy And Emerging E-Waste Storms In Sub-Saharan Africa energy security,Environment,Global justice,Humanitarian intervention,Sustainability,ICT4D,Ghana,Malawi,Kenya,Scotland-Malawi Partnership,Light and power,solar energy and rural electrification,Recycling,Repair,repurposing,E-waste,Rural Development,Education for Sustainable Development,Entrepreneurship,social enterprise,Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR),Renewable Energy Systems Chrystal Macmillan Building
Ben Twist Taking the complexity turn to steer cars off the road: applying complexity theory to put social practice theory into practice Climate change,Cultural Sociology,Sustainability,Environment,Environmental Sociology,Environmental and Social Change,complexity theory,social practice theory Business Centre 2.6, Waverley Court 
+44 (0)131 529 7909
Patrick Utz Territorial politics,Federalism,Nationalism and Devolution,Party politics,Multi-level party politics,European Union,Europeanization,Language policy,identity politics,Consociationalism
Emel Uzun Living Together and Everyday Encounters: Nationalism Narratives of Ordinary People in Turkey Rm 6.14 
Sara Valencia Knowledge transformation and its use in multi-organisational knowledge-based projects. A multi-case study of vaccine clinical trials in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico. Clinical Trials,Clinical regulation,Knowledge transfer/exchange,Knowledge managment,Latin America,Shared Knowledge,Vaccines
Ingmar Versolmann Three Energy Packages & Decision 994/2012 – Paving the way for a European Energy Union European Union,EU Energy Policy,New Institutionalism,EU external relations,European Intergration,Energy politics,Energy security School of Social and Political Science, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0) 778 774 4004
Amanda Vettini 'Should we be creating Jacks and Jills of all trades in social research?: Assessing responses to breadth and depth in postgraduate social science research methods training.' Research methodology,Higher Education,Innovative Research Methods,Children and Families,Relationship breakdown and divorce,Research Methods Training West Wing (5th floor), Crystal Macmillan Building
Matjaz Vidmar Innovation,Innovation theory,Sectoral Systems of Innovation,Systems of Innovation,Science and technology,Knowledge transfer/exchange,Anthropology of Knowledge,Institutional knowledge production and practices,Knowledge managment,Entrepreneurship,Business Incubation,Space,aerospace science and technologies,Policy Royal Observatory Edinburgh 
+44 (0)131 668 8461
Llibert Mendez de Vigo The Flag as a Tablecloth: Food Practices of the New Spanish Immigrant Community in Edinburgh sociology of food,Memory,identity,Immigration,Food and Identity,Diaspora and transnationalism
Gisli Vogler An Arendtian Critical Realist Account of Active Political Agency in the Grey Zone of Complex Complicity in Human Rights Violations (working title) political theory,critical realism,Social theory Politics and International Relations School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Renske Vos international law,Transnational Law,EU Crisis Management,EU military operations,International Security,governance,Practice Theory,Migration,Libya
Ann-Christin Wagner From Waiting for the bus to Waiting for Godot: An ethnography of the relationship between waiting and displacement among Syrian refugees in Mafraq, Jordan Social Anthropology,Migration studies,Refugee studies,Anthropology of the Middle East,Urban Refugees,Urban anthropology,Border studies,Hospitality 5.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Michel Wahome Identity, values and vision and the emergence of systems of innovation: An analysis of digital technology entrepreneurs in Nairobi, Kenya Technology and society,Innovation,Kenya,sustainable development
Tingting Wan Understanding Small-Holding Households in a Changing Chinese Village Documents of Life,Gender and social change,Narrative Inquiry,Sociological Theory,families and households,Identity formation,Economic Sociology,sociology of emotions,Social Networks,Development studies,Social capital Sociology, School of Social and Political Science
Fei Wang Financial Security and Retirement for Women in China fanancial security,Financial Security,Quantitative Research,China,Gender,Elder,Poverty,Pension policy,Upward Intergenerational Transfer
Xiaona Wang Occult Traditions in the Making of Newton’s Natural Philosophy Intellectual History of Science,History of science and medicine,The Scientific Revolution,Science and religion
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Cat Wayland Political Theory,Political Philosophy,Feminist Theory,Gender and Intersectionality,Critical Theory,Subjectivity and Politics of the Self,Theories of Oppression and Complicity,Neoliberalism and subjectivity,Resistance and solidarity
Sarah Weakley Welfare for Whom: the impact of poverty reduction policies on youth transitions in the US and UK youth,Welfare states,transition to adulthood,poverty,Quantitative Methods,Longitudinal Data Analysis,US domestic policy,UK domestic policy
Zhen Wei Political sociology,Historical sociology,Social theory,Sociology of the body,China,Labour and labour movements  
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Alison Wheatley donor insemination,gamete donation,denmark,gender,Masculinities Rm 1.03, Old Surgeons Hall
Catherine Whittaker Warrior Women of Central Mexico: The Cosmology of Gender Violence in a Changing World Gender,and Violence,Mexico,Mesoamerica,Nahuatl,morality,cosmology,Narrative,Intersectionality,Catholicism,Marginality,Democracy,Religion And Ritual,Politics of Indigeneity,Cosmopolitics,Testimony and memory 5.13 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Valeri Wiegel The biography of an innovation: an ecological analysis of a strategic technology project in the auto-industry Technology and Innovation Studies,Biography of Artefact,Social Shaping of Technology,Social Learning,Information Infrastructures Rm 1.03, Old Surgeons' Hall
Emily Wilkinson Veganism,Meat Eating,Happy Meat,Feminism,Intersectionality,Critical Animal Studies,Food Studies,Food
Lauren Wilks Domestic Work and Daily Commuting in West Bengal, India (working title) domestic labour,care,gender,class,social inequality,migration,mobility,commuting,work and labour,changing/emerging cultures of work,ethnography,qualitative methods,family and personal relationships,South Asia Room 5.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building 

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No Photo Mark T.O. Wong "Hidden" Youth: Understanding Socially Withdrawn Young People in Hong Kong and Scotland Youth,NEET (Not in Education,Employment or Training),Hong Kong,Scotland,Scottish Public Policy,Social network analysis,Social capital,Social Networks,Big data,Data Science Chrsytal Macmillan Building
Chris Mellingwood Investigating the 'engineering imagination' in biology Communication theories,sociology of scientific knowledge,public understanding of science,narrative and metaphor,Engineering studies,Science and technology studies,Biotechnologies  

Alexandra Wright Exploring evidence-based policy implementation: a case of alcohol policy in Scotland Health policy,policy implementation,Health Systems Research,Public policy,Knowledge exchange,Evidence,alcohol policy
Runguo Wu PhD in International Public Health Policy Health Insurance,Quantitative Methods,Multilevel Modelling,Monitoring and Evaluation 314 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Boel Marcks von Würtemberg Gender and self-reliance within humanitarian support for Turkey's urban displaced Forced displacement,Refugee studies,Urban Refugees,Refugee Livelihoods,Gender and Development,Development and Humanitarian Aid,Turkey
Inna Yaneva-Toraman Personhood within a Mask: An ethnography of in/visibility among the Baining of New Britain (PNG) Anthropology of the body,personhood,death,Melanesia,Material Culture,Masks,Religion And Ritual,Christianity,Economic anthropology,land ownership,indigenous rights,Conservation and development 5.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Chihwei Yeh Particle physics in public: Legitimising curiosity-driven research after the Higgs boson Discourse & rhetoric studies,Representation of science,Social relations of curiosity-driven research,Historical and political construction of big physics  
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Candice Hiu-Yan Yu Visa, Work and Relationship: How Highly Educated Chinese Temporary Migrants Hope to Stay in the UK UK,Citizenship,Marriage and Intimate Relationships,Chinese would-be-permanent migrants,Social Mobility,employment barriers,forms of capital,highly educated migrants,agency
Mengyao Yuan Political imaginary presented by online narratives Social media,Political identities and citizenship
Goran Zangana Health policy,Global Health Policy,Health Policy in Developing Countries,Financing, Primary Health Care, Basic Benefit Packages, User Fees
Luba Zatsepina-McCreadie The Role of Nuclear Identities in Shaping Nuclear Decisions (US and USSR). Nuclear Weapons,Identity,Non-proliferation,Post-structuralism,Discourse Analysis,Gender,Cold War,IR and Security studies 3.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building,
Andreas Zaunseder Work and Citizenship: a Multi-Sited Ethnography of Labour, Political Engagement and the Construction of Meaningful Work in Scottish Worker Co-operatives’ (working title) Historical sociology,political theory,Social theory,public engagement,Economic Sociology,Political Sociology,Critical Theory;
Luca Zazzi Social Theory,Philosophy of the Social Sciences,Ontology,Modernity,Media and Communications,Theoretical Methods,Non-Representational Politics,Non-Relational Ontology,Mass,Analogy, Paradigm, Singularity
Bryce Zedalis The U.S. Regulation of OTC Commodity Derivatives, 1992-2017 Financial Regulation,Financial Fragility and Instability,Derivative Regulation,Critical Discourse Studies,Cultural Political Economy
Dominik Zelinsky Social theory,Cultural Sociology,Communism,Central Eastern Europe,Dissent,Semiotics,Literary Theory,Comparative/Historical Sociology,Hermeneutics,Historical sociology,Sociology of Knowledge,Sociology of Religion,Sociology of Art
Nazira Zholdoshbekova Role of International Development Cooperation in Educational Transformation of the post-Soviet states: the case of the Kyrgyz Republic Institutions and institutional change,International development,Foreign Aid,Political economy of foreign aid;,Educational policy discourses,Comparative education,Policy borrowing,School reforms,Critical Discourse Analysis Office 6.12, Crystal Macmillan Building
Mariah Jade Zimpfer Identity and Marginalization in Contemporary Appalachia Ethnicity and culture,Appalachia,the American South,ethnography,Social Impact Assessment,Program Evaluation,Historical sociology,Bridging and bonding,Artifact Ethnography,Social capital
Giorgos Zoukas A Critical Approach to Climate Blogging from a Science and Technology Studies Perspective (working title) Sociology of Scientific Knowledge,Science Communication,Internet Studies