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Name PhD Title Research Interests Contact Information
Mario Alvarado The limits of multiculturalism Multiculturalism,National Identity,Political philosophy,Social theory,Critical theory,Interculturalism 3.15 
+44 (0)131 651 1726
malvarad@ed.ac.uk
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
s1264015@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

s1049649@sms.ed.ac.uk
Reza Bagheri Multiculturalism,Integration,national identity,Cultural Racism Room 6.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building 

R.Bagheri@sms.ed.ac.uk
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
Kath.Bassett@ed.ac.uk
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
K.D.Baxter@sms.ed.ac.uk; kbaxter@exseed.ed.ac.uk
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 

heatherblenkinsop@gmail.com
Martin Booker Room 4.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 (0)131 650 66 18
M.Booker@sms.ed.ac.uk
Théo Bourgeron Anthropology of Money,Sociology of finance,Welfare reform politics,Dynamics of capitalism,Body and capital,Impact investing,Private equity  

s1563405@sms.ed.ac.uk
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
y.shimohira@ed.ac.uk
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  
+44(0)7802632265
lorenzo.canepari@ed.ac.uk
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  
+44(0)7933827151
s1460757@sms.ed.ac.uk
Christopher Cannell Nationalism in Delhi Nationalism,Democracy,South Asia,Delhi,Capital Cities,Federalism  

Christopher.Cannell@ed.ac.uk
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  

D.Cassar-1@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

lee.chalmers@ed.ac.uk
Shruti Chaudhry Lived- Experiences of Marriage: Regional and Cross-Regional Brides in Rural North India  

Shruti.Chaudhry@ed.ac.uk: chaudhryshruti82@gmail.com
Eric Zhong Chen Rm 6.13 
+44 (0)7738714688
chenzhong_eric@hotmail.com
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
elisabeth.cuenod@ed.ac.uk
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
A.A.Dakessian@sms.ed.ac.uk
Daniel Cetrà Nations and Nationalism,Political Liberalism and Minority Rights,Territorial Politics,The Politics of Language  
Follow me on Academia.edu
D.Cetra@ed.ac.uk
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
s1252173@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

k.l.dedominicis@sms.ed.ac.uk
Eeke Dix The Future Success of Multiculturalism: national identity perceptions and citizenship in the Netherlands Multiculturalism,nationalism,national identity Room 6.13 

E.Dix@sms.ed.ac.uk
Eva Duncanson Feminism,Sex Work,Politics of sex work and trafficking,Digital Sociology,Sex & Gender,violence against women  

eva.duncanson@ed.ac.uk
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  

m.n.dunne@sms.ed.ac.uk
Friedrich Eierdanz Sociology of Sport,Cognitive Anthropology,Grounded Theory,Sociology of Knowledge,economic sociology,organizations and institutions Rm. 6.12 Chrystal MacMillan Building 

F.Eierdanz(at)sms.ed.ac.uk
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)  

e.fuglestad@ed.ac.uk
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 

s1369596@sms.ed.ac.uk
No Photo Natalie Forster  

s1053508@exseed.ed.ac.uk
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  

K.Fretwell@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

g.galeazzi@sms.ed.ac.uk
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
I.Galip@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

M.F.Hanlon@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

Jillian.hart@ed.ac.uk
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  

a.vanderheide@ed.ac.uk
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  

Justin.Ho@ed.ac.uk
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 

Y.Hou-12@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

lisa.howard@ed.ac.uk
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  

rhys.howell@ed.ac.uk
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  

Z.Hu-14@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

e.e.hughes-2@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

k.m.ion@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

LKalayji@exseed.ed.ac.uk
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  

M.Kampouris@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

S1157920@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

M.H.Karels@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 
+49 (0) 172 96 33433
J.J.Kob@ed.ac.uk
Marta Kowalewska feminisms and feminist theory,Roma activism,social theory,Post-socialist transformation,Ethics,Intersectionality,Social Justice,Social movements  

Marta.Kowalewska@ed.ac.uk
Kragen, Ko-Kang, Chien actor-network theory,Science & technology studies,Economic Sociology,sociology of food,agro-food studies,Knowledge and practices  

s1252962@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

s1468651@ed.ac.uk
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 
+44(0)7480715571
Maggie.Laidlaw@ed.ac.uk
Ana Victoria Gaxiola Lazcano Historical sociology,Social movements,State building,Social network analysis,Political Sociology,Latin America,Corporatism,labour movements  

s1673765@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 
+447901940247
sara.d.stewart@ed.ac.uk
Lillan Lommel Gender identities,feminist identity,female leadership,discourse analysis,discrimination,legal consciousness  

L.S.Lommel@sms.ed.ac.uk
Cristian Luguzan Political Sociology,social movements,civil society,political ideology,communication technologies,social media  

s1666115@sms.ed.ac.uk
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
amacht@exseed.ed.ac.uk
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  

S0822532@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  
+44(0)7742629158
Emily.Mann@ed.ac.uk
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  

m.hamel@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

T.A.McConnell@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

derekwesleymorris@ed.ac.uk
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  

s0807012@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

S1255730@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

M.H.Ng@sms.ed.ac.uk
Jasmiina Olifirenko Social Media,Digital Sociology,Digital Cultures,Selfie Culture,Self,Netnography,Digital Research Methods,Digital Ethnography,Social Networks,Online Communities,Instagram  

A.J.Olifirenko@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

s1007946@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

emily.qvistbaudry@ed.ac.uk
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 

anna.ross@ed.ac.uk
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
s.ruggins@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

n.salamanca@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

Anna.Schneider@ed.ac.uk
Ceren Sengül Varieties of 'Kurdishness' in Turkey: state rhetoric, region, and language ethnicity,Nationalism,Kurds,everyday nationalism  

C.Sengul@sms.ed.ac.uk
Emilia P Sereva Norbert Elias,Process Sociology,Social theory,British funeral industry  

Emilia.Sereva@ed.ac.uk
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  

T.J.Seymour@sms.ed.ac.uk
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+  

Shubhi.Sharma@ed.ac.uk
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 

M.K.Shaw@sms.ed.ac.uk, shaw.malissa@gmail.com
Haitao Shi Criminal Justice Policy,Drug Policy in China,Police Culture,Drugs and Crime,Qualitative Research Methods,Discourse Analysis  

Haitao.Shi@ed.ac.uk
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  

ilin.sin@ed-alumni.net
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 
http://edinburgh.academia.edu/SJStapleton
s.j.stapleton-2@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

sarah.stopforth@ed.ac.uk
Dora Jandric Imagined Futures of Same-sex Couples Ageing,Gender,Sexuality,Qualitative Research Methods,imagined futures,Queer Theory,successful ageing,lifecourse Office 5.15, 
+447521207427
dora.jandric@ed.ac.uk
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  

a.k.traebert@sms.ed.ac.uk
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
ben.twist@creativecarbonscotland.com
Emel Uzun Living Together and Everyday Encounters: Nationalism Narratives of Ordinary People in Turkey Rm 6.14 
07867210553
E.uzun@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

nuria.lopezvazquez@ed.ac.uk
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 

s1144892@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

Llibert.Mendez.De.Vigo@ed.ac.uk
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 

T.Wan-4@sms.ed.ac.uk
Jaye Ware Young people's perspectives on gender and sexual diversity in Scottish high schools Youth,Queer Theory,Transgender,school bullying,queerphobia,gender,Sexuality  

j.c.ware@sms.ed.ac.uk
Katey Warran Communities at the Fringe Cultural Sociology,Arts and Health,Qualitative Research Methods,Sociology of the Arts,Cultural Policy,Performance Science,Ethnography  

Katey.Warran@ed.ac.uk
Julie Watson  

J.E.Watson-1@sms.ed.ac.uk
Zhen Wei Political sociology,Historical sociology,Social theory,Sociology of the body,China,Labour and labour movements  
+44 (0)7421233421
s1515888@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 
+44 (0) 7963 395416
Jean.Welstead@ed.ac.uk
Emily Wilkinson Veganism,Meat Eating,Happy Meat,Feminism,Intersectionality,Critical Animal Studies,Food Studies,Food  

s0801998@sms.ed.ac.uk
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 

L.Wilks @ sms.ed.ac.uk
Mengyao Yuan Political imaginary presented by online narratives Social media,Political identities and citizenship  

M.Yuan-2@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

andreas.zaunseder@ed.ac.uk; r02az16@abdn.ac.uk
Luca Zazzi Social Theory,Theoretical Methods,Philosophy,Ontology,Philosophy of the Social Sciences,Philosophy of Society 3.15 

Luca.Zazzi@ed.ac.uk
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  

N.A.Zehner@sms.ed.ac.uk
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  

Dominik.Zelinsky@ed.ac.uk
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  

mjadez@gmail.com