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Our people are the most important thing about our subject area. It takes a team of academics, professional services colleagues and PhD students working together to deliver our teaching, carry out our research and keep the department running. Together, they form a supportive community covering a range of professional expertise. You can search by name or role here, or browse below.

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PhD Working Title:   Regenerating Mental Health:  Exploring the impact of the urban environment on the mental health of young people in Glasgow, UK

Molly Brooks

PhD Title: Regenerating Mental Health: Exploring the impact of the urban environment on the mental health of young people in Glasgow, UK

  • Childhood & Youth
  • Energy, environment and sustainability
  • Health & Well-being
  • Health inequalities, disability and older people
  • International development
  • Mental health and wellbeing
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Dr Sangeeta Chatterji

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

  • Children, families and relationships
  • Global health policy
  • Health & Well-being
  • International development
  • Intimacy
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Methods
  • South Asian studies
  • Work & Economy
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Dr Anna Chiumento

Lecturer in Global Mental Health and Society

  • Health & Well-being
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Migration and experiences of displacement
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Gary Clapton

Reader in Social Work (retired)

  • Children and families
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Dr Georgia Cole

Chancellor's Fellow

  • Identities & Inequalities
  • International development
  • International Relations Research Group
  • Methods
  • Middle East Research Group
  • Migration and experiences of displacement
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Professor Viviene Cree

Emerita Professor of Social Work Studies

  • Social work profession and social work education
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Professor John Devaney

Dean and Head of the School of Social and Political Science, and Centenary Chair of Social Work

  • Children and families
  • Criminal justice
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Carol Duncan

Research Fellow

  • Children and families
  • Children, families and relationships
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Dr John Frederick

Honorary Fellow

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James Gilmour

Subject Academic Support Officer - Social Work & EdCMA

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Dr Jackie Gulland

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

  • Governance of welfare states
  • Health & Well-being
  • Health inequalities, disability and older people
  • Identities & Inequalities
  • Social work profession and social work education
  • Welfare, policy and Covid-19
  • Work & Economy
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Rania Hamad

Rania Hamad

Thesis working title - 'How and why hate crime occurs: exploring the accounts of people convicted of hate crime in Scotland'

  • Criminal justice
  • Identities & Inequalities
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Mark Hardy

PhD title: Working title: An Institutional Ethnography of Social Work Decision-Making with Children and Families Experiencing Poverty

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Dr Sumeet Jain

Senior Lecturer

  • Global health policy
  • Health & Well-being
  • Health inequalities, disability and older people
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social work profession and social work education
  • South Asian studies
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Khudejha Asghar

Research Fellow - Interrupting the Intergenerational Transmission of Violence

  • Children, families and relationships
  • Health & Well-being
  • Health inequalities, disability and older people
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Methods
  • Migration and experiences of displacement
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Dr Steve Kirkwood

Senior Lecturer in Social Work; Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

  • Criminal justice
  • Identities & Inequalities
  • Migration and experiences of displacement
  • Race and decolonial thought
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Pearse McCusker

Pearse McCusker

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

  • Health inequalities, disability and older people
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Avril McIvor. Senior Lecturer in social work

Ms Avril McIvor

Senior Lecturer

  • Social work profession and social work education
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Hamido Megahead

PhD Student

  • Childhood & Youth
  • Children and families
  • International Relations Research Group
  • Methods
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Dr Franziska Meinck

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

  • Childhood & Youth
  • Children and families
  • Children, families and relationships
  • Global health policy
  • Health & Well-being
  • Health inequalities, disability and older people
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Methods
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Mary Mitchell

Dr Mary Mitchell

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

  • Childhood & Youth
  • Children and families
  • Children, families and relationships
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Dr Eve Mullins

Lecturer in Social Work

  • Children, families and relationships
  • Criminal justice
  • Identities & Inequalities
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Hadijah Mwenyango

Dr Hadijah Mwenyango

Lecturer in Social Work

  • Health & Well-being
  • Migration and experiences of displacement
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Bryony Nisbet

PhD Student

  • Children, families and relationships
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Migration and experiences of displacement
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Dr George Palattiyil

Head of Social Work | Senior Lecturer

  • Health inequalities, disability and older people
  • Migration and experiences of displacement
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Miss Lora Petrova

Research Assistant

  • Childhood & Youth
  • Health & Well-being
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Dr Autumn Roesch-Marsh

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

  • Children and families
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Migration and experiences of displacement
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Dr Robin Sen

Lecturer in Social Work

  • Children and families
  • Children, families and relationships
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Identities & Inequalities
  • Race and decolonial thought
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Anne Spiers

Anne Spiers

Teaching Fellow

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Chantelle T. Boyce

PhD Student

  • Children, families and relationships
  • Criminal justice
  • Data & Digital
  • Gender Politics Research Group
  • Health & Well-being
  • Identities & Inequalities
  • Kinship, bodies and relatedness
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Methods
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Dr Jimmy Turner

Research Fellow

  • Culture
  • Identities & Inequalities
  • Methods
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Dr Camille Warrington

Honorary Fellow

  • Childhood & Youth
  • Children and families
  • Children, families and relationships
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social work profession and social work education
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Lorraine Waterhouse

Lorraine Waterhouse

Professor of Social Work (Emeritus)

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Bill Whyte

Professor Emeritus; Honorary Professorial Fellow; formerly Professor of Social Work Studies in Criminal and Youth Justice

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Dr Peter Yates

Official Visitor and former Lecturer in Social Work

  • Childhood & Youth
  • Children and families
  • Children, families and relationships
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social work profession and social work education