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Research Student Profiles

Name PhD Title Research Interests Contact Information
Monalisa Adhikari Indian security and foreign policy,Chinese Foreign Policy,International peacebuilding,Fragile and conflict affected states,Political settlements,International Engagement,Emerging powers,Fragile States,South Asia,Nepal,Myanmar
Talal Alkhadher Post-Islamism & Secularity Middle East Politics,State formation,Arab political thought,Modernity,Moderation Theory,Social movements,Secularism,Islamic political thought
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 The limits of multiculturalism Multiculturalism,National Identity,Political philosophy,Social theory,Critical theory,Interculturalism 3.15 
+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,History,National Belonging,San Diego,Phenomenology,United States,America,Anthropology of the United States,ethnography,Anthropology of ethics Chrystal Macmillan Building
Dayana Ariffin  

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
Rosalind Attenborough Scientific openness: a new epistemic virtue? open science,open data,open access,scientific publishing,ethos in science,epistemic virtue,disciplinary cultures,identity
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  

Justyna Bandola-Gill  

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
Rodrigo Liscovsky Barrera Collaborate or perish: a multi-level social network analysis of scientific internationalisation in Latin America using a combination of methods in STS Social network analysis,scientometrics,bibliometrics,Science policy,Big data applied to social sciences,Sociology of indicators 1.04
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
Kath Bassett The (Digitally Augmented) World of Harry Potter in Edinburgh: Locally-Distributed Imaginaries, Affective Economies, and Spatial Information Practices in the Context of Mediated Pop-Culture Tourism Digital Sociology,Locative Media,Mobilities,Affect and Emotions,Qualitative Research,Space and Place,New Media Ontologies,Power and Subjectivation,Resistance,Algorithmic Culture,Queer Theory  
+44 (0) 749 867 3281
Fabio Battaglia (temporary) What factors inhibit a) the growth of public interest in alternative and complementary measure to GDP and b) their actual application in decision-making? Quality of Life,Well-being,Economic Growth and Quality of Life,The Politics and Philosophy of Wellbeing,The Philosophy of Citizenship and Statehood,Democracy and Social Indicators
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  

Arturo Delano Albinism,Vitiligo,Piebaldism,Poliosis,African/Africana philosophy,Visual Culture,Forgiveness,Popular Culture,Motherhood,Globalization,Feminism,Philosophical Anthropology,Politics of Skin,Feminist Film Theory,Afro-pessimism
Emilia Belknap Independent Women? : Voting Behaviour and the Gendered Relationships between Risk, National Identity, Representation and Independence Referenda Gender & International Relations,Gender Theory,gender and political institutions,Scottish Politics,Nationalism and National Identity,Devolution and constitutional change in the UK,Critical Feminism,Feminist Theories and Research Practices,North Korea,Chinese Foreign Policy,Voting behaviour,political behaviour,Comparative Political Behavior
Tobey Berriault Peace and conflict,Cote d'Ivoire,State building,Political mobilization  
+44 (0) 7340850392
Francesco Bertoldi Territorial politics,Elections,Ethnic conflict,Northern 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
No Photo Heather Blenkinsop Stories from the Wall: The Making and Remaking of Localism 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
Théo Bourgeron Anthropology of Money,Sociology of finance,Welfare reform politics,Dynamics of capitalism,Body and capital,Impact investing,Private equity
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
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
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  
+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
Lorenzo Canepari Balkans,Italy,Istria,Dalmatia,Croatia,Slovenia,Serbia,Bosnia and Herzegovina,Comparative Public Law,Philosophy of Law,Federalism,Referendums,Constitutional Transitions,Constructivism,Poststructuralism,Political Psychology,Documents,Interviews,Ethnography,Qualitative Research Methods,Memory,identity,Memory and Identification,Cognitive Turn,Nationalism,Spectacles and Rituals  
Canglong Wang (王苍龙) The making of the Confucian individual: morality, subjectivity, and classical schooling in China Chinese citizenship,Confucianism,National and cultural identity,Classical education in China,Schooling ethnography,Foucault,self-moralisation,Individualisation of Chinese society,governmentality in China,digital culture,Balance of power  
Christopher Cannell Nationalism in Delhi Nationalism,Democracy,South Asia,Delhi,Capital Cities,Federalism
Megan Harrington The Sweet Life: an Ethnography 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
Dylan Cassar Social Studies of Finance,Economic Sociology,Yield Curve,Credit market,Central Banking,Monetary policy,Interest rates,Sociology of Knowledge,Financial trading and investing,Risk and uncertainty,Expectations,Cultures of expertise,Macroeconomic modelling,Forecasting practices
Kevin Zapata Celestino From PROGRESA to PROSPERA: Explaning change in the Mexican social policy Institutions and institutional change,conditional cash transfers,Mexican social policy,Mexican politics,poverty,Welfare reform politics,Welfare states,political elites,Social Policy,Policy change  
+44 (0)737 672 3809
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 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,
Shruti Chaudhry Lived- Experiences of Marriage: Regional and Cross-Regional Brides in Rural North India
Eric Zhong Chen Rm 6.13 
+44 (0)7738714688
Kamya Choudhary Contemporary Agriculture and Sustainability: Navigating the Impact of Solar-Powered Irrigation Pumps in Rural India Sustainable Development,Irrigation,Solar Energy,Gender and Technology,Policy Processes,Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods,Gender and Development,Protected Cultivation,International Development,Ethnography,Protected Cultivation
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,feminism,reflexivity 4.14
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
Taya Collyer Health Inequalities Research: The Tribe and the Territory Sociology of Science,history of statistics,statistics,data management Chrystal MacMillan Building
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
Yazmin Morlet Corti Data Protection Attitudes. Comparative study of Mexico and Spain 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
Fiona Coyle Mitigating Modification: Understanding the Societal and Ethical Implications of the Regulation of New and Emerging Biomedical Technologies in the UK Context 2006-2018 Science and technology studies,Medical sociology,Regulation of Medical Devices,Genome-editing ,Mitochondrial Donation,NEST Ethics ,Techno-Moral Change ,Public health,Health policy,Assisted Reproductive Technologies,Biomedical knowledge(s), practices and technologies 1.03
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 Being queer on Tumblr: The emergence of privileged discourses among queer Tumblr users 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,Queer Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)7443 773228
Arek Dakessian Casting Nets and Framing Films: an Ethnography of Networks of Cultural Production in Beirut Cultural Production,Creative Industries,Cities,Beirut,Ethnography,Social Network Analysis,Networks of Cultural Production,Distinction,Taste,Material Culture,Materiality,colonialism and imperialism 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
Diana Carolina Velasco Malaver  

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 2.14 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Andres Dominguez Social Shaping of Internet and Society,Internet Studies,Internet of Things,Users,Innovation Studies  
+44 (0) 1316514274
Megan Douglas International development,energy security,Humanitarian intervention,ethnography,Migration and development,Refugee studies,Forced displacement,energy justice,sustainable energy,gender
Daniela Duff gender mainstreaming,International theory,Human rights,Feminism,Global south,Migration and development,Ghana,Social Policy,women's movements,poverty,social protection,Elder,gender equality,Innovative Research Methods,Sustainability  
+44 (0)7379 107 288
Carol Duncan Child protection,Looked After Children,Family support,Decision making,Birth family contact,Children's Hearings System
Eva Duncanson Feminism,Sex Work,Politics of sex work and trafficking,Digital Sociology,Sex & Gender,violence against women
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
No Photo Nathalie Dupin The Influence of Interdisciplinary Training on the Next Generation of Scientists Britain,ethnography,Institutions and institutional change,organizations and institutions,Technology and society,Knowledge,Higher Education,Interdisciplinarity,Expertise,Embodiement,Educational policy,Universities
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  
No Photo Leah Eades Medical Anthropology,Reproductive Health,Reproductive Politics,Abortion,Medical Abortion
Sergio Orozco-Echeverri
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)
Lauren Ann Engels Kenya,Political Economy,International Development,East Africa,Used Clothing,Second-Hand Clothing
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 The Role of Polish Cities in Shaping Attitudes of Urban, Educated Youth towards European Integration European Union,Urban Governance,Return / transnational migration,Europeanisation and Globalisation,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
J. Antonio Ballesteros Figueroa Analysing the black box of indicators: An STS approach to the construction of environmental knowledge Science and technology studies,Environmental Sociology,Social Shaping of Technology,Policy Indicators,Democracy and Social Indicators,The politics of transparency and accountability,Sociology of Knowledge,sociology of scientific knowledge 1.04
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
Kay Fretwell Going beyond Transmission: Promoting the Transformative Potential of Education for Sustainable Development Education for Sustainable Development,Higher Education,Transformative Learning,Environmental Education,Outdoor Learning,Education and Social Change,Education Policy,Sociology of Education
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
İdil Galip The Memeing of Politics: A Genealogy of Online Political Humour digital culture,Digital Sociology,digital research,new media,Algorithmic Culture,Everyday Life,Social media and internet technologies,Political participation,digital citizenship,Comedy and Humour,Reddit,Social Networks  
+44 (0) 7732 425 410
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
Joe Gazeley Mali,Foreign Policy Analysis,EU External Relations,European Security,French Postcolonial Relations,State Formation
Dilek Genc Humanitarian Technology,Development and Humanitarian Aid,Blockchains,ethnography,Market-driven development,East Africa  
+44 (0)75 128 17387
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  

Olivia Fifi Gieskes China,Democratic Republic of Congo,Development and Humanitarian Aid,Gender,Human Security in Africa,Lusophone Africa,Medical Anthropology,Postcolonial Theory,Practice Theory,Rwanda,Sino-African relations,South-South cooperation
Victor Gigleux International Relations,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  

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,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,Disability,Disability Studies  

Sarah.Golightley [at]
Owais Golra Understanding the Learning and Innovation in Textile Sector in Pakistan  

José David Gómez Urrego Time, Expectations and the Future in Action in Ecuador's Yachay Sociology of knowledge and science,time and temporality,Sociology of expectations and futures,Technology and society,Ecuador,Social cognition of self and others,sociotechnical system change,oral history 1.04 
Omar Loera Gonzalez Mexico,Role Theory,Foreign Policy,Domestic sources of Foreign Policy,Geopolitics,Mexico-U.S. relations,Autonomy in Foreign Policy,the structure/agency problem Chrystal Macmillan 
+44 7712 128579
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  

No Photo John Hagström Anthropology of non-religion,Secular humanism,Atheism,Secularism and secularity,Ethics and morality,Uganda
Alice Hague Faithful advocates: Faith communities and environmental activism in Scotland. Environment,Climate change,community activism,faith-based activism,advocacy,mobilisation,environmental politics,environmental ethics,UK,USA,Sweden  

Rania Hamad The Causes and Motivations of Hate Crime: Implications for Criminal Justice Social Work and Beyond Criminal Justice,Hate Crime;,Prejudice,Criminology,Effective interventions,Action research,Gender and crime
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  

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 Fridge Experiments: Exploring the relationship between implicit attachment to the EU and trust European Identities, Public Attachment to the EU, Public Attitudes, Experimental Approaches
Tanja Hendriks Governance and Human Security: the state and everyday practices of governing in disaster relief interventions in Malawi Malawi,ethnography,Anthropology of the state,civil servants,disaster governance,relief interventions,Humanitarianism,Bureaucracy,everyday practices,Anthropology of development,state legitimacy,sovereignty,human security,Storytelling and ethnography,linguistic anthropology,Chichewa
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
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 Rise of Hong Kong Nationalism on the Edge of Empires Nationalism and National Identity,Hong Kong,China,Social media,text and data analytics,Computational Social Science,Discourse Analysis,Big data,Big Data Analytics,Big data applied to social sciences,Social network analysis
Eva Maria Hoffmann  

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
Lisa Howard Provisional: 'Doing' sustainable consumption in families and personal relationships Environment,Social movements,theories of global justice,Environmental Sociology,Values,environmental politics,Sustainability,Sustainable consumption and production
Rhys Howell Out at sea, out of mind? Understanding social responses to marine energy projects Sustainability,Social Impact Assessment,Marine planning,Community Development,Community energy,Marine energy,Social responses,Renewable energy,Participation
Zhexi Hu Perception of homosexuality (Oregon and Xi'an as two case studies) ethnography,IR and Middle East,gender,Globalization,Rebellion and civil war,Queer Theory,queerphobia,China
Michaela Hubmann After Ebola: An ethnographic study of the primary health care rebuilding and strengthening process in the Bo district of Sierra Leone Anthropology of Global Health,Medical Anthropology,Health systems and global health,Health systems strengthening,Politics of health,Public health,Global Health Policy,State building,Forms of Citizenship,New forms of Manageralism,Time,temporality & chronicity,Global and Public Health Governance 4.15
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 Modernisers at Work: the Late Colonial Development Drive in the African Townships of Bulawayo (1949-1976) Zimbabwe,Southern Rhodesia,Late colonialism,Urban Governance,African Township Administration,High density housing,Beer monopoly finance,Colonial Bureaucracy,Propertied Citizenship Office 5.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
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: Electric territorialities of the state in the peripheries of Ghana and Tanzania Political Geography of infrastructure,Regional Geography,Comparative Geography
Yukinori Iwaki Global Justice from Outside-the-Box Social and Political Theory,Political Philosophy,Global justice,poverty,Environment,labour,time,Climate change
Marc S Jacob Elections,organizations and institutions,Political parties,Quantitative Research,Comparative Political Behavior
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 
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Bill Jenkins  

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 Collective Relationships & the Emotion Culture of Radical Feminism in Britain, 1983-1991 sociology of emotions,social movements,feminisms and feminist theory,Social theory,cultural studies,textual research methods
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
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,Critical Realism 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 Remembrances of 9/11 Public Memory and Remembrance,Performance,Space,Visual Sociology,Politics of Memory,Qualitative Research Methods,Collaborative Methods,Participatory Methods,Arts-Based Research Methods,Archives 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 A History of Social Research in DEFRA and DECC: 2001- present  

No Photo Salim Kaya How do Turkish fathers parent? fathers and fatherhood,Adult-child relations/interactions,Parenting,Sociology of Religion
Lilian Kennedy ‘Staying Independent’ and ‘Still There’ despite ‘a bit of old-timer’s’: mediating personhood, temporality, and care in London Alzheimer’s Society support groups. Memory,Subjectivity and Personhood,Dementia,Care,Love,time and temporality,Family relationships,Kinship and relatedness,STS,GPS tracker technology,NHS 5.16
Julius Kob Experimentality of Markets: Natural Disaster Risk Markets, Reinsurance 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
Marta Kowalewska feminisms and feminist theory,Roma activism,social theory,Post-socialist transformation,Ethics,Intersectionality,Social Justice,Social movements
Kragen, Ko-Kang, Chien actor-network theory,Science & technology studies,Economic Sociology,sociology of food,agro-food studies,Knowledge and practices
Amelia Kuch Citizenship in Exile Refugee studies,Migration,durable solutions,Citizenship,Mobility,Borderlands,Land Tenure Systems,Land governance,Urban development,International development,ethnography,Qualitative Research Methods,Tanzania,Burundi 4.16
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
Anna Kuslits history of medicine,history of the body,museum studies,anatomical collections,Scottish Enlightenment,gender and Enlightenment thought,gender in the history of science, technology and medicine 1.63
Hsinyen Lai Historical sociology,Gramsci and Marxist Theory,ideas and foreign policy,International Relations of the Middle East,the Gulf Arab states,the Arab Left,nationalism and capitalism,China's Middle Eastern policy 4.14
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 
Yukti Lamba Children's Rights,Adult-child relations/interactions,Child protection,Children and Young People
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 
+44 (0)7432423105 or
Ana Victoria Gaxiola Lazcano Historical sociology,Social movements,State building,Social network analysis,Political Sociology,Latin America,Corporatism,labour movements
Shona Jane Lee The social life of sleeping sickness: a biography of Human African Trypanosomiasis 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,Ecology,Social Epidemiology,Vector-borne diseases,Medical Anthropology,Diagnosis,Public Private Partnerships,Public Health,Humanitarian health,Conflict and Health,Science,technology and development,STS,One Health 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 Ivor Leng On Evidence and Controversy Sociology of Knowledge,Bias in Research,Medical history,Quantitative Methods,Sociology of Scientific Knowledge,Social Network Analysis,Social and Public Policy,Evidence-based public health;
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
Mareike Lührs  

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
Lillan Lommel Gender identities,feminist identity,female leadership,discourse analysis,discrimination,legal consciousness
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 conflictual production of spaces,resource politics,African security,Chad,Politics of oil,Competing political imaginaries,Urban anthropology,Urban geography  
+44 7 443069965
Sublime N. Mabiala The Religion-Politics Nexus in the Contemporary Democratic Republic of Congo Religion and Politics, African Christianity and Ethics, Theo-Political Anthropology, Epistemology of Hope, Post-Conflict Environment, Participatory Reconstruction, G/Localization, Diaspora and Transnationalism, North-South Partnership, Simon Kimbangu, the Democratic Republic of Congo.  
+44(0)7428 982556
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
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
Ritumbra Manuvie Governance of Climate Change Related Migrations in Assam (India) Climate change Migration,Governance,Public Policy,Institutions and institutional change,South Asia,Borderlands,Wicked Problems 3.12
Valentina Marcheselli  

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
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
Paulina Gonzalez Martinez Techno-politics of energy in Mexico Balance of power,Decolonisation,Environment,ethnography,Global justice,Institutions and institutional change,Ideology,nationalism,Policy construction,Sustainability,Inequality,Light,electrification,Mexico,Developing World,Neoliberalism,energy
Sissela Matzner Foreign Policy,Political parties,Responsibility,Narratives,Humanitarianism,Political violence,Conflict,Military intervention  

Leah McCabe Gendering Change: Tracing domestic abuse policy discourses and directions in Scotland from 1998 Feminism,Scottish Devolution,gender and public policy,domestic abuse,feminising policy,Gender & intersectionality,policy discourses,Policy change,gender and political institutions,frame analysis
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 Još Hrvatska ni propala: Examining the Public Face of Memory in Croatia 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
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 'The Uncrowned King of the Black Masses': The Life and Work of Clements Kadalie, c. 1896-1951 South Africa,Malawi,Britain,Labour History,Transnational History Chrystal Macmillan Building
Tine Armed Forces,Military cultures,Medical anthropology,Mental Health,Ethnicity and culture,Violence,Trauma and PTSD
Agathe C. Mora Anthropology of Law,Bureaucracy,property restitution,Transitional justice,Anthropology of institutions,Evidence,Kosovo,Europe
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
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
Wassim Mroue Middle East Politics,IR and Middle East,Sectarianism
Declan Murray Solar waste? An ethnography of repair in Kenya's off-grid energy markets Electricity,Rubbish,Trash,Solar,Energy,Waste,Power,Design,Repair,Photovoltaics,E-waste,Maintenance,Infrastructure Chrystal Macmillan Building
Órla Meadhbh Murray Invisible Work, Textual Performance, and Legitimacy: An Institutional Ethnography of UK Higher Education Feminist Epistemology,Work,Institutional Ethnography,Intersectionality,Sociology of Knowledge,Qualitative Research Methods,Texts,Work and Labour,Theatre and Performance,Activism,Queer Theory,Feminism,Reflexivity
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
Sokhna O. K. Ndoye Political economy of Africa, regional integration, cross-border transport corridors, regional value chains, public debt, official development assistance and aid effectiveness, international economics
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
Meng Hin Ng Potential PhD Topic: Inventing SARs: The Handover Negotiation of Colonial Hong Kong and Macau, 1972-1987. Macau and Hong Kong,Colonialism,Comparative/Historical Sociology,Historical Institutionalism,Peripheral east asia,China Factor,discourse analysis,narrative & auto/biographical methodologies,Metropole-Colony Relations
Hung The Nguyen Intellectual Property,Digital Copyright  

Natalia Nino Growing Right: WHO Child Growth Standards Development and Adoption standards,Quantification ,Measurement ,WHO,Childhood,Body politics,Malnutrition,Anthropometry
Pia Noel Medical Anthropology,Global Mental Health,Nepal and the Himalaya,Medical pluralism,Development and Humanitarian Aid,Transcultural psychiatry,Anthropology of psychiatry,International development,Public health,Disability Studies 4.15
R. Elliott Oakley (Provisional) Opening the Waiwai ewto: Spatial and environmental relations in Masakenyarï Environmental anthropology,Amazonia,Guyana,Indigenous Peoples,Conservation and development,Waiwai people,personhood 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
Jasmiina Olifirenko Social Media,Digital Sociology,Digital Cultures,Selfie Culture,Self,Netnography,Digital Research Methods,Digital Ethnography,Social Networks,Online Communities,Instagram
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  

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 Room 416, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
No Photo Takamasa Osawa Indonesia, Sumatra, Indigeneity, ethnicity, tribal identity, post-foragers
Cristina Asenjo Palma Enhancing the well-being of communities at disadvantage: changing the people or changing the system? Well-being,Community Development,Rights-based Approaches,Asset-based Approaches,Social Inequality,Research methods,Participation,Research Ethics 4.14
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 Regional STI Policies,Regional Innovation Systems,Smart Specialisation Strategies  

Sangwon Park The Role of Education in Shaping Gender Relations in Rwanda Gender & Development,Women's Empowerment,Girls' Education,Gender-Based Violence,Gender Pay Gap & Equal Pay,Feminism,Positive Masculinities,Men-Engage Approach,Gender Policy  
+250 789 360 378 (while in the field)
Silvia Pergetti Anthropology of development,Materiality,Infrastructure,Imagination,Modernity,Solar energy,Energy transition,Distributed generation,India,Rural electrification,International development
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 Public sector R&D and innovation in an emerging country: An analysis of knowledge flow and linkages between public and private sectors in the Thai National System of Innovation  

Anna Pultar 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  

anna.pultar @
Emily Qvist-Baudry Criminology,Deviance,Crime prevention,Micro sociology,Prison and prison based intervention,Norm diffusion,Social psychology,Research methodology,Visual Data Analysis,Video based data
Rishabh Raghavan Energy Theives: Police and Policing of Electricity in Tamil Nadu Citizenship,Criminality,Bureaucracy,Police,Energy & Infrastructure,illegality,thermal power plants,Tamil Nadu
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
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 3.12
Mason Robbins The Revenue League: An examination of how Deloitte and KPMG are building the €1 Billion annual revenue generating football club. Football,Sport Business,Revenue Generation,Digital Transformations,Spanish Football,North American Sports Business,Deloitte Sports Business Group,KPMG Football Benchmark,Microsoft Sports,Sport Business Consulting,Ranking Systems 1.02 
+44 (0)7450 255096
Ewan Robertson The Politics of Supplementing Wages: Accounting for In-Work Benefit Reforms in the United Kingdom, France and Spain United Kingdom,European Union,Social and Public Policy,Labour Market Policy,Economic Security,In-Work Benefits,Non-Standard Employment,Welfare Reform,Welfare States Chrystal Macmillan Building
Abel Villa  

No Photo Karina E Romo Medrano M  

Sarah Rose Creating thriving teams: Enhancing the emotional resilience of social workers in local authority adult social work services emotional resilience,Well-being,social workers,adult services,organisational culture Social Work
Alec Ross Towards a More Just Asylum Regime: Quotas, Metrics and a 'Fair Share' Social and Political Theory,Refugee studies,Applied ethics,Human rights,refugees/migration and displacement;,marketisation,Immigration and asylum policy,Forced migration  
(+44) (0)738 068 0708
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
Ian Russell The role of higher education in post-conflict reconstruction Knowledge production,Education,Peace and conflict,Post-conflict societies,Post-conflict reconstruction,Higher education,Pedagogy and politics,Knowledge and Development School of Social and Political Science
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,Contesting childhood Room 4.5
Anthony Salamone European integration,European Union,Brexit,Scottish-European relations,UK-EU relations,Scottish politics,Devolution,British politics,UK foreign policy,Public opinion,Public policy,Europeanisation,Comparative politics
Simone Sambento Multidisciplinary Collaborations in Cave and Karst Environments
Putri Viona Sari Exploring policy processes around the management of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Indonesia Policy Processes,Neglected Tropical Diseases,Infectious Disease,Global Health Policy,Politics of Global Health,Global Health Governance,Indonesia,Policy Ownership
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
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
Shubhi Sharma Forest Conservation, Forest Dwelling People and Construction of Environmental Subjects Case of REDD+ and Adivasis in India Marx,Foucault,Governmentality,Adivasis,India,REDD+
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
Liam Anfield Simmonds  

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
Sophie Stone Science and technology studies,Sociology of knowledge and science,synthetic biology,Discourse and rhetoric studies,Philosophy of science,Bioethics and concepts of nature,Sociology of Science,Biotechnologies
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  

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,Quebec,Modern History,Transnational History  

Dora Jandric Imagined Futures of Same-sex Couples Ageing,Gender,Sexuality,Qualitative Research Methods,imagined futures,Queer Theory,successful ageing,lifecourse Office 5.15, 
Emma Teale "Revival of the Celtic Lands": Heritage and Prophecy in a Charismatic Missional Movement Christianity,Scotland,Prophecy,Spiritual territorialisation,Temporality,Celticism,Religious heritage,Leadership and Organisation
Consuelo Thiers Not quite a Pacific Ocean: the role of leader's beliefs in shaping South American enduring rivalries political psychology,Foreign Policy Analysis,Latin American Foreign Policies,At-a-distance personality assessment of political leaders  
+44 (0) 749 156 0106
Rebekah Thompson Neglected Zoonotic and Tropical Diseases,Livestock Research,Meat Eating,Pigs,Medical Anthropology,Helminths,Human-animal relationships,Veterinary Anthropology,One Health,East Africa
Daniel Thorpe Unbundling "Indigenous" Space Capability for "Societal Benefits": Actors, Policy Positons and Agency in Geospatial Information Science in Southwest Nigeria Sociology of knowledge and science,Technology and society,ethnography,Situational analysis,Environment,aerospace science and technologies,postcolonial science and technology studies,Science, technology and development,Environment and society
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 Mathematics and the USSR: Organising a Discipline 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 
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Patrick Utz Territorial politics,Party politics,Europeanization
Emel Uzun Living Together and Everyday Encounters: Nationalism Narratives of Ordinary People in Turkey Rm 6.14 
Sara Valencia A model to study the flow and use of knowledge in Outsourced Knowledge Intensive projects: A multi-case study of three vaccine clinical trials in Latin America Countries researched: Colombia, Brazil and Mexico Innovation,Clinical Trials,Knowledge managment,Biomedicine and politics,Latin America 
Nuria Lopez Vazquez Food sovereignty in Shan state Myanmar : Rapid agricultural changes and new power dynamics Agriculture and the politics of food,ecofeminism,Environmental Sociology,Feminist Theory,citizen science,qualitative research,Participatory Methods
Kim Vender Climate Change Policy,International Responsibility,Chinese Foreign Policy,Foreign Policy Roles
Ingmar Versolmann Explaining European Energy Policy - Policy making through a Historical Institutionalist framework European Union,EU Energy Policy,New Institutionalism,EU external relations,European Intergration,Energy politics,Energy security 4.14 
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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 Room 3.15
Matjaz Vidmar "New" Space Industry and Innovation Britain,Institutions and institutional change,Politics of infrastructure,ethnography,UK,Archaeology of Science,Technology and society,Sociology of Technology,Science and technology,Innovation,Systems of Innovation,Sectoral Systems of Innovation,Technology and Innovation Studies,Innovation theory,Business model formation and innovation,Innovation Diffusion,Regional Innovation Systems,History of science, technology and engineering,Science & technology studies,aerospace science and technologies,History of science, medicine and technology Higgs Centre for Innovation; 
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Llibert Mendez de Vigo The Flag as a Tablecloth: Food Practices of the New Spanish Immigrant Community in Edinburgh Food Studies,Migration studies,identity,Sociology of Food,Scotland and the EU,Spain,Cultural Capital,Social capital,Pierre Bourdieu,ethnography
Gisli Vogler Towards an ethos of reality: Judging the Greyzone of Complicity in Human Rights Violations through Structure and Agency political theory,Social theory,Political memory and historical injustice,Theories of democracy,Power,the structure/agency problem,Critical Social and Political Theory Politics and International Relations School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Ann-Christin Wagner Transnational mobilities during the Syrian war – An ethnography of rural refugees and Evangelical humanitarians in Mafraq, Jordan Social Anthropology,Migration studies,Refugee studies,Anthropology of the Middle East,Urban Refugees,Urban anthropology,Border studies,Hospitality,Refugee youth and displacement 5.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Michel Wahome  

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
Jaye Ware Young people's perspectives on gender and sexual diversity in Scottish high schools Youth,Queer Theory,Transgender,school bullying,queerphobia,gender,Sexuality
Katey Warran Communities at the Fringe Cultural Sociology,Arts and Health,Qualitative Research Methods,Sociology of the Arts,Cultural Policy,Performance Science,Ethnography
Julie Watson
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 Young people’s transitions to economic independence and the role of government assistance: evidence from the US and the 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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Jean Welstead The role of socio-economic impact assessment in social responses to renewable energy infrastructure Participation,Social movements,Impact Assessment,renewable energy,community engagement,Knowledge production,Cultures of expertise 4.15 
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Alison Wheatley  

Catherine Whittaker Warrior Women of Central Mexico: The Cosmology of Gender Violence in a Changing World Gender,and Violence,Mexico,Mesoamerica,Nahuatl,cosmology,Intersectionality,Catholicism,Marginality,Religion And Ritual,Politics of Indigeneity,affect and emotion,love 5.13 Chrystal Macmillan Building
Valeri Wiegel  

Emily Wilkinson Veganism,Meat Eating,Happy Meat,Feminism,Intersectionality,Critical Animal Studies,Food Studies,Food
Lauren Wilks Domestic Work and Commuting in West Bengal, India domestic work,care,gender,class,social inequality,migration,mobility,commuting,work and labour,precarity,family and personal relationships,gender-based violence,ethnography,qualitative research,social history 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  

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 McAteer 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 partical physics,Science policy  

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,Social Mobility,employment barriers,highly educated migrants,agency,China,Class and social stratification,Migration studies
Mengyao Yuan Political imaginary presented by online narratives Social media,Political identities and citizenship
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 3.12, 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,Economic Sociology,Political Sociology,alternative festivals and collective joy,workers co-operatives,alternatives to capitalism,Sociology of Sustainability, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Education, Education for Sustainable Development;
Luca Zazzi Social Theory,Theoretical Methods,Philosophy,Ontology,Philosophy of the Social Sciences,Philosophy of Society 3.15
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
Nicolas Zehner Working title: Economic Imaginaries and the (Global) City - Emergence and Materialisation of Fictional Expectations in the Urban Landscape cities,urban sociology,Economic Sociology,Imagination,expectations,Sociology of expectations and futures,Dynamics of capitalism,Urban Ethnography,political economy of urban design,economic sociology of imagination
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  

Sane Pashane Zuka Large-Scale Extractive Mining in Democratic Malawi: Discourse, Governance and Poverty Reduction Instiutional building,energy security,Global Political Economy,,Land governance,Development Policy,Social capital,Historical Institutionalism,Extractive industries and resource governance,policy discourses,Global political economy