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Ji-Eun Ahn Social movements,Protest,Political Sociology,Democracy,Civil Society and Democratization,Qualitative research ,East Asian Studies
Idil Akinci ethnography,identity politics,minority rights,nationalism,Multiculturalism,Citizenship,Migration studies,Immigration and asylum policy,Race and Ethnicity,National Identity,the Arab Gulf States,United Arab Emirates,Dubai,transnational mobility,Arab migrant communities G.29 16 George Square 
George Square
+44(0)131 65503575
Mario Alvarado Multiculturalism,Political philosophy,Social theory,Critical theory,Interculturalism,Identity,Recognition,Political Plurality,Liberalism,Social cohesion  +44 (0)752 654 5549
David Anderson 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
Amy Andrada Ideology,Norms,Narrative Inquiry,gender,national identity,Gender hierarchies,Quantitative Research,Kinship and motherhood,Exclusion,Self,Identity  +44 (0)753 926 9587
Thalia Thereza Assan Girlhood,Childhood and Youth Studies,Friendship,Activism,Political Participation,Ethnography,Creative Participatory Methods,Education
Selma Augestad Feminism,Genocide,Humanitarian intervention,Norms,Agency,Post-conflict societies,Women and war,Gender & intersectionality,Social Justice,Transitional justice,Ethnicity & 'race'
Reza Bagheri Multiculturalism,Integration,national identity,Cultural Racism
Angus Bancroft
Supurna Banerjee Gender and space,,Feminist Research,South Asia
Kath Bassett Digital Sociology,Locative Media,Mobilities,Affect and Emotions,Qualitative Research,Space and Place,New Media Ontologies,Power and Subjectivation,Resistance,Algorithmic Culture,Queer Theory,Media Tourism,work and labour,digital labour,popular culture,Digital Cultures,Geoweb  +44 (0) 749 867 3281
Katherine Baxter 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  +44 (0)784 509 2651;
Feyza Bhatti  +44 (0)7531675411
No Photo Heather Blenkinsop Memory, identity,Britain,Historical sociology,Research methods,Narrative Inquiry,Legends,Community Belonging,Interdisciplinary Research,Mythology and folklore,Myth and storytelling
Ross Bond Senior Lecturer in Sociology; Deputy Head of Subject Ethnicity & 'race',Scotland,higher education,national identity,migration 5.08 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3919
Théo Bourgeron pharmaceutical prices,lobbying groups,financial sector,private equity,UK politics,impact investing,hegemonic masculinity in finance,Brexit,opacity in pharmaceutical markets
Maddie Breeze social justice,DIY organization & cultural activism,participatory action resarch,gender,Ambivalence,Seriousness & Absurdity,Education,qualitative research,Community,Feminist Research,Intersectionality,Neoliberalism,Bureaucracy,Sociology of Organisations
Michaelagh Broadbent Research Support Officer (GLIMER); Journal Manager (Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power); Editorial Assistant (Critical African Studies) 4.02 
21 Buccleuch Place
+44(0)131 651 1730
Julie Brownlie Personal lives and social change,sociology of emotions,Researching the everyday,Documents of Life,trust,Document analysis 1.4, 22 George Square 
George Square
+44(0)131 651 3917
No Photo Frances Burgess 6.13 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 131 651 5093
Yuji Shimohira Calvo Political participation,Critical sociology,Social stratification,Quantitative analysis  +44 (0)783 574 7499
Lorenzo Canepari Social memory,Families,Nationalism,Ethnicity,Regionalism,Italy,Balkans,Qualitative research,Comparative constitutionalism  +44(0)7802632265
Canglong Wang (王苍龙) 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  +44(0)7933827151
Christopher Cannell Nationalism,Democracy,South Asia,Delhi,Capital Cities,Federalism
Dylan Cassar Economic Sociology,Social Studies of Finance,Science and technology studies,Global financial markets,Central Banking,Government bond markets,Sociology of Knowledge,Political economy
Voiculescu Cerasela Transnational Neoliberal Governmentality,Political philosophy,Foucault and Deleuze Studies,Gramsci and Marxist Theory,Bureaucratic Power,Hegemonic Processes,Transnational Governance and Civil Society,Global Citizenship,Sovereignty,Poststructuralist Philosophy,Critical Social and Political Theory,Epistemic violence,Symbolic violence,Power and Subjectivation,Power and Space,Poststructuralist Geography,David Harvey and Noam Chomsky,Karl Polanyi and Charles Tilly,Etienne Balibar,Alain Badiou,Nikolas Rose,Mitchell Dean,Foucault's Governmnentalized State,Deleuze's State Apparatus of Capture,
Lee Chalmers Feminism,Political representation,Cybermisogyny,Public life,Gender,Gender theory,Trolling,Feminist Theory,Sociology
Jessica Hung-Chieh Chang Childhood and Youth Studies,Health policy,Health Promotion,Nationalism and National Identity,Quantitative Research,Qualitative Research Methods
Shruti Chaudhry British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow 1.01 
21 George Square
+44 (0)1316511778
Eric Zhong Chen  +44 (0)7738714688
Yu-Hsiang Chen Sociology of financial markets,economic sociology
No Photo Kerrin Clapton  
No Photo Angelo Constantinou Sex Trafficking in Cyprus
Nathan Coombs Lecturer in Economic Sociology, Sociology Senior Personal Tutor Sociological Theory,Financial Markets,Social Studies of Finance,financial regulation,History of Political Thought,Economic Sociology,Social theory 6.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6508259
Graham Crow Professor of Sociology and Methodology (since 2013) Research methods,Interdisciplinary Research,Research Ethics,Research methods and methodological innovations,Comparative, historical, and theoretical sociology,Sociology of families, households and domestic life,Sociology of communities,See for my current research into academic careers and retirement G.2 
22a Buccleuch Place
Elisabeth Cuénod 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  +44 (0)7443 773228
Arek Dakessian Cultural Production,Creative Industries,Cities,Beirut,Ethnography,Social Network Analysis,Networks of Cultural Production,Distinction,Taste,Material Culture,Materiality,colonialism and imperialism  +44 (0)7447 509 109
Sean Damer Honorary Fellow
Daniel Cetrà Nations and Nationalism,comparative territorial politics,Political Liberalism and Minority Rights,The Politics of Language,Catalonia  Follow me on
Karen Dargo Student Support Officer - Sociology and Social Work G.04 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1306
Isabelle Darmon Lecturer in Sociology and Sustainable Development sociology of food,sociology of music,Marx,Weber,Cultural Sociology,Environmental Sociology,Sociology of Sustainability,Dynamics of capitalism 6.27 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1574
No Photo Alexandria Davenport Gender and Sexuality,Feminist Theory,Queer Theory,LGBT studies,Media,Transgender,MOGAI  44 (0)7463 486464
Emma Davidson Leverhulme Early Career Senior Research Fellow Qualitative Research Methods,Policy Analysis,computer assisted qualitative data analysis,Nvivo,Childhood and Youth Studies,family and personal relationships,research ethics,ethnography,community studies Centre for Research on Families and Relationships 
23 Buccleuch Place
0131 651 1940
Holly Davis Gender and Sexuality,Sociology of Sexuality,Feminist Research,Feminist Theory,Sociology of Deviancy,Sex Work,Gender and Violence
No Photo Kali Dedominicis media fandom,Qualitative Research Methods,Discourse Theory,internet research methods,community,Documents of Life,Sociology of technology,Technology and society,Discourse, practice and sociological theories and methods,Media and society,new media,Media anthropology,popular culture,digital culture
Carl Denig Anthropology of psychiatry,Medical Anthropology,Comparative/Historical Sociology,Social psychology,Qualitative research methods,Sociology of knowledge and science,Classification,Diagnosis,Psychotherapy,Personality Disorders,Narcissism
Eva Duncanson Feminism,Sex Work,Digital Sociology,Sex & Gender,Intimate Relationships,Intimacy,Online Relationships
Nikki Dunne care chains,gender,Migrant work,transnational families,Transnational caregiving,Globalization,Qualitative Research Methods,Intersectionality,Inequality in the labour market
Friedrich Eierdanz Sociology of Sport,Cognitive Anthropology,Grounded Theory,Sociology of Knowledge,economic sociology,organizations and institutions  F.Eierdanz(at)
Nichole Fernandez National Identity,Visual Sociology,European Union,Postnationalism,Return / transnational migration,tourism,nation branding,Nation Branding,postmodernity,Digital Cultures,Environmental Sociology
No Photo Jennifer Fleetwood Gender and crime,sociology of drugs, drug users, dealers and traffickers,International perspectives on imprisonment  E-mail:
No Photo Natalie Forster
Joséphine Foucher artivism,Cuba,subjectivity,Aesthetic experiences,Political Sociology,Power (domination,authority,legitimacy),ethnography,Digital ethnography
Kay Fretwell
Sam Friedman Comedy and Humour,Cultural Consumption, Class and Stratification  07814634822
Götz Harald Frommholz Knowledge,Labour Market,Sociological Theory,Sociology of Knowledge,Economic Sociology,Systems Theory,New Institutionalism
Gilberto Galeazzi ethnography,organizations and institutions,Ritual,authority,culture,Qualitative Research Methods,Sociology of Sport,Identity,Power (domination,legitimacy),time,subculture
İdil Galip digital culture,Digital Sociology,digital research,new media,Algorithmic Culture,Everyday Life,Social media and internet technologies,Comedy and Humour,Reddit,Social Networks,Instagram,memes,niche-memes,content creation  +44 (0) 7732 425 410
Johan Gordillo-García Social movements,Power and resistance,Political participation,Protest,Human rights,Political Sociology,Social Violence,Theories of social power,Mexico,Victims of violence
Vernon Gayle Professor of Sociology and Social Statistics Social Stratification,Social statistics,Sociology of youth,Sociology of Education,Migration studies,Fertility,Sociology of Sport,Large and complex datasets,Social surveys,Administrative Data 3.08 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)1316504069
Poppy Gerrard-Abbott Sexual and Gender-Based Violence,Criminal Justice,Feminist Research,Gender and Sexuality,Gender Policy
Hugo Gorringe Senior Lecturer, Sociology; Co-director - Centre of South Asian Studies Dalit Politics,Policing,Protest,Social movements,Social Violence,Political Economy of India,Caste,Indian Politics 1.02, Number 22 
George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3940
Radhika Govinda Lecturer in Sociology; On Course Postgraduate Advisor in Sociology identity politics,Feminism,Social movements,Gender and Development,intersectionality,Marginality,Indian Politics,South Asian Studies 6.21 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 650 3906
Karen Gregory Senior Lecturer in Sociology (Aug 2020) Digital Sociology,Digital Labor,Gender and Technology,Social media,ethnography,Mixed methods research in social sciences,Sharing Economy,Platform Society,Algorithmic Society,Supply chains and digital infrastructure 6.23 Chrystal Macmillan Building
George Square
+44 (0)131 6511334
No Photo Orlando Guevara Villalobos
Tod Van Gunten Lecturer in Economic Sociology Economic Sociology,Political Sociology,Comparative/Historical Sociology,Social network analysis,International development,Globalization,Sociological Theory,Quantitative Methods,Qualitative Research Methods,Mixed methods research in social sciences 6.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 650 4637
Claire Haggett Senior Lecturer Sustainability,Environmental Sociology,Community energy,Environment,Participation,renewable energy,energy politics,energy security,discourse analysis 5.07 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 650 3916
No Photo Marie-Eve Hamel Honorary Fellow Genocide,sexual violence,gender,displacement,relationships,belonging,nationalism
Mary Hanlon 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
Jillian Hart methodological innovations,virtual/online methods,Networking and Mapping,Biographical narrative,Research methods,Qualitative Research Methods,Research Ethics,reflexivity in research
Jonathan Hearn Head of Subject; Professor of Political and Historical Sociology Theories of social power,the origins and nature of liberal society,social change and evolution,Nationalism and National Identity,The Sociology of Scotland,sociology of competition,Classical sociology and Scottish Enlightenment thought Room 6.05 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4242
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
Javier Hernandez Economic Sociology,sociology of markets,social theory,Social Studies of Finance,Social Stratification,Latin American Culture and Society,Sociocybernetics,Socio-cultural change  +44 (0)131 6513785
Donna Hetherington archival research,Documents of Life,Women's History,Feminist Research,Historical sociology,Networking and Mapping,Everyday Life and the City
Emma Hill Research Fellow Immigration,Politics of Immigration,Scotland,Decolonising approaches,Gender,Communication,Ethnography,Somali Diaspora,Cultural theory,Ethnicity and Race G.3 
22a Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 650 6891
Justin Chun-ting Ho 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
Mary Holmes Professor of Emotions and Society Feminism,Social movements,gender,Gender Theory,emotions,Sexuality,friendship 6.30 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 6513140
Lisa Howard Environment,Environmental Sociology,Sustainability,families,Social capital,Sociology of emotion,Gender and parenting,Activism
Rachel Howell Lecturer in Sociology/Sustainable Development Sustainability,Promoting lower-carbon practices and lifestyles,Framing and communication of sustainability issues,Responses to energy technologies and policies,Education for Sustainability,Social movements for sustainability 6.25 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1384
Rhys Howell Sustainability,Social Impact Assessment,Marine planning,Community Development,Community energy,Marine energy,Social responses,Renewable energy,Participation
Zhexi Hu ethnography,IR and Middle East,gender,Globalization,Rebellion and civil war,Queer Theory,queerphobia,China
Erin Hughes Iraq and the Middle East,Diaspora,Migration & Transnationalism,Ethnic conflict,Nationalism,Ethnic and Racial Minorities,Statelessness,Boundary theory
No Photo Ellie Hutchinson Sociology of Gender,Masculinities,Childhood and Youth Studies,violence against women,Feminism
No Photo Katie Ion Qualitative Research Methods,Protest,Protest policing,Surveillance,ethnography,Social movements,Political Sociology,drug policy,intoxication,social change
Kanykey Jailobaeva Honorary Fellow organizations and institutions,Civil Society and Democratization,Social movements,International development,Non-governmental organisations,Non-state actors,nonprofit organisations,Children's Rights,Youth,Community Development
Kanykey Jailobaeva Civil Society and Democratization,NGOs and Development,Central Asia
Lynn Jamieson Sociology of Families and Relationships families,personal life,european identity,Social change,oral history,Globalizationsation and personal life,gender,Environment,intimacy,Transgender,transnational families,care chains,friendship,Cosmopolitanism,Memory,identity,gender based violence 5.04 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
++44 (0)131 650 4002
Alexander Janus Lecturer in Quantitative Methods and Sociology Family Eldercare,Long-Term Services and Supports,Quantitative Methods 6.20 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)7454 922590 (cell); +44 (0)131 651 3965 (office)
Roger Jeffery Professor of Sociology of South Asia; Associate Director, Edinburgh India Institute Health policy,Emerging economies and global health,Health systems and global health,Political Economy of India,The Sociology of Scotland,Environment Room 2, 22A Buccleuch Place 
+44 (0)131 650 3976
Lisa Kalayji sociology of emotions,social movements,feminisms and feminist theory,Social theory,cultural studies,textual research methods
Marios Kampouris Sociology of technology,Innovation,Sustainability,Renewable Energy Systems,orientation and diversification of technological change,transition studies
Canan Nese Karahasan Nationalism and National Identity,Secularism,Museums,Turkey,Islam,ethnography
Martina Karels Public Memory and Remembrance,Performance,Space,Visual Sociology,Politics of Memory,Qualitative Research Methods,Collaborative Methods,Participatory Methods,Arts-Based Research Methods,Archives
Isabella Kasselstrand Sociology of Religion,Secularisation,Secularity,Freedom of Religion,Cultural Religion,Church and State,Religious Identity,Quantitative Analysis,Mixed Methods,Social Theory
Stephen Kemp Social theory,the structure/agency problem,actor-network theory,Feminist Theory,rationality,explanation,complexity theory,Risk,epistemology and epistemic justification 5.09 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3895
Harriet Kennedy Quebec,Bande Dessinée,Caricature,Nationalism,National Identity,Comics Scholarship,Text/image interaction
James Kennedy Director, Centre of Canadian Studies; Senior Lecturer in Sociology Comparative/Historical Sociology,Political Sociology,Nationalism and National Identity,Civil Society and Democratization,Liberalism,Scotland,Canada/Quebec 6.28 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4250
No Photo Laura Kerr  0131 651 1832
Julius Kob 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,Organisation Studies  +49 (0) 172 96 33433
Margarita Kominou Consumption,Social movements  M.Kominou(at)
Marta Kowalewska feminisms and feminist theory,Roma activism,Post-socialist transformation,Intersectionality,Social movements,Critical methodologies,Nationalism
Gëzim Krasniqi Lecturer in Nationalism and Political Sociology; Programme Co-Director, MSc Nationalism Studies nationalism,identity politics,State building,Ethnic conflict,Citizenship,Globalization,the Balkans,Kosovo 3.14 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
Alexandra Scott Drug Policy,Security Cooperation,The war on drugs,Politics of drugs and trafficking,Transnational Governance,Central Asia,Globalisation,Regionalism,Balance of power
José Tomás Labarca Historical sociology,Economic Sociology,Political Sociology,Global political economy,Public Debt,Historical Institutionalism,Latin America,Comparative/Historical Sociology
Aerin Lai Feminism,Decolonisation,Embodiment,Sociology of Gender,Gender and Sexuality,Masculinities
Maggie Laidlaw 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  +44(0)7480715571
Lorenzo Lane Sociology of Knowledge,Sociology of Mathematics,History of Computing
No Photo Johannes Langer nationalism,Cultural Racism,Ethnicity & 'race',Populism,Immigration,Forced displacement
Ana Victoria Gaxiola Lazcano Historical sociology,Social movements,State building,Social network analysis,Political Sociology,Latin America,Corporatism,labour movements
No Photo Ruth Lewis
Giulia Liberatore Lecturer gender,politics of multiculturalism,Somali diaspora,public religion,Islamic authority and leadership,subjectivity,sociology and anthropology of Islam,migration,aspiration,critical theory,Islam in Europe,religious diversity,Anthropology of Britain,Anthropology and sociology of Italy G.3 
19 George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4463
Tzu-Yuan Lin The elderly's care,Culture / interculturality,Socio-cultural change
Sara Stewart - Lindores Sectarianism,Intersectionality,Sociology of the family and kinship,Equalities,Community Education,Inter-generational Research,feminist sociology,narrative & biographical methodologies,gender and religion,Whiteness  +447901940247
No Photo Jaana Loipponen
Lillan Lommel gender,women and leadership,feminist identity,discrimination,reflexivity
Alice Dias Lopes Career Development Fellow in Quantitative Methods Social Stratification,Social Mobility,Education,inequality and social mobility,Sociology of Education,Latin America,Brazil,Quantitative Methods 4F1 
21 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0) 131 651 1364
Cristian Luguzan Political Sociology,social movements,civil society,political ideology,communication technologies,social media
Alexandra Macht Qualitative Research Methods,Adult-child relations/interactions,Sociology of emotion,Gender and parenting,Power,Masculinities,fathers and fatherhood,Identity and class culture  +44 (0)7570159672
Donald MacKenzie Financial Markets,Sociology of Science and Technology 6.26 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3980
Chloe MacLean gender equality,Sociology of Sport,Senses,Martial arts/ Combat Sports,Sensory Ethnography,Qualitative Research Methods,embodiment,gender,relationships
Stergios Magkriotis displacement,Refugee Livelihoods,everyday practices,Materiality,Visual Sociology,Human Geography,Ethnography  stergios.magkriotis[at]
Emily Mann 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
Jingyu Mao Intimacy,Personal life,Emotions,Contemporary China,Migration,Work,Ethnicity,Gender,Ethnography  07928989344
Marie-Eve Hamel Genocide,sexual violence,gender,Community Belonging,relationships
No Photo Kimberley Masson Honorary Fellow  
No Photo Liapeng Matsau Race and Gender Equity in Institutions, Equity in Higher Education, Institutional Culture, Gender in Development, Gender in the Media
Taylor McConnell Memory abuse,Collective memory,Memory politics,Yugoslavia,Serbia,Croatia,National identity,Identity construction,State building,Othering,Violence,Education,Socialisation processes
Lisa McCormick Lecturer; Deputy Director of Research - Data Cultural Sociology,sociology of music,Social theory,civil society,performance theory,death 6.29 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1339
David McCrone Emeritus Professor of Sociology B.3 Chisholm House
High School Yards
+44 (0)131 650 2459
Liz Mcfall Chancellor's Fellow Technology and society,Insurance markets,sociology of markets,Consumer markets,Consumption,cities,welfare systems 2.1 
21 George Square
Fiona McQueen Feminism,Gender hierarchies,Sexuality,Social change,Emotion,masculinity  f.mcqueen at
Nasar Meer Professor of Race, Identity and Citizenship; Royal Society of Edinburgh Personal Research Fellow (2014-2019)  22a Buccleuch Place
Bram Meuleman Social movements,Environmental Sociology,Sustainability,Environmental Movement Organisations,Campaigning
No Photo Sue Milne  0131 651 1832
Sveta Milyaeva Financial Markets,Law and Regulation  +44 (0)131 650 3988
Niamh Moore Senior Lecturer | Deputy Director of Research Ethics and Research Integrity in SSPS Feminist theory,ethics and research practices,Feminist Research,Sustainability,women's movements,ecofeminism,archives,Research methodology,oral history,community-based participatory research,Queer Theory,interdisciplinary research,transdisciplinary research,narrative research Room 3.09, 3F2 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44(0)131 6508260 @rawfeminism
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
Órla Meadhbh Murray Visiting Scholar Feminist Sociology,Institutional Ethnography,Dorothy Smith,Audit Culture,Academia,Universities,Intersectionality,Black feminisms,Epistemologies,Work & Labour,Queer Studies,Identity
No Photo Fiona Myers
Maureen Neckelmann Social capital,Civic engagement,Sociology of Religion,Secularisation,Religious Identity,Latin American Culture and Society
Meng Hin Ng Macau and Hong Kong,Colonialism,Comparative/Historical Sociology,Historical Institutionalism,Peripheral east asia,China Factor,discourse analysis,narrative & auto/biographical methodologies,Metropole-Colony Relations
Jasmiina Olifirenko Social Media,Digital Sociology,Digital Cultures,Selfie Culture,Self,Netnography,Digital Research Methods,Digital Ethnography,Social Networks,Online Communities,Instagram
Kate Orton-Johnson Senior Lecturer in Sociology Digital Culture,New Media,Digital Ethnography,Digital Leisure,Blogging and mediated parenthood,Social media,digital methodologies 2.06 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 651 1230
No Photo Tracy Ostertag Natalist policies and nationalism in Quebec
Plamena Panayotova British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow Statistics,History of statistics,History of sociology,Research methods in sociology,Popularisation of science,History of science 4F1 
21 Buccleuch Place
Margarida Paulos Sociology of Sustainability, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Education, Education for Sustainable Development
Aleksandra Pawlik Communication theories,Migration and development,Media and society  
Jennifer Peet, Ph.D. Social Organisation of Knowledge,Institutional Ethnography,Archival Research and Document Analyses,Historical Sociology,Narrative,Texts and Discourse,United Nations Processes
No Photo Shahid Perwez  +44 (0) 131-6513203
No Photo Sarah Poustie Epistolarity,Olive Schreiner's letters,Historical sociology,Social network analysis
Nick Prior Professor of Cultural Sociology popular music,digital culture,cultural theory,new media,Pierre Bourdieu,urban sociology,Japanese culture,Hatsune Miku 4.04, 4FT 
21 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 650 3991
Carrie Purcell Therapeutic and Holistic Massage,Touch,Body Work,Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM),Narrative Inquiry,FSD,Phenomenological sociology
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
No Photo Irene Rafanell Honorary Fellow
Stanley Raffel
Kevin Ralston Lecturer in Sociology and Quantitative Methods Quantitative Methods in Social Research,Social statistics,Families,Childbearing,Public health,Youth labour market,Young People not in Employment,Education or Training (NEET),Class and social stratification,Inequality,Inequality in the labour market  Chrystal Macmillan Building
Liliana Riga Senior Lecturer 6.24 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1853
Michael Rosie Senior Lecturer in Sociology; Programme Co-Director, Nationalism Studies The Sociology of Scotland,Secularisation,nationalism,Religious Identity,national identity,Nationalism and National Identity,Sectarianism,Politics and Religion,Loyalism,unionism 1.01 
22 George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1651
Anna Ross Social Policy,Criminal Justice,Sociology of Drugs,Participatory Methods,Drug Policy
Sarah M. E. Ruggins Financial Innovation,financial regulation,exchange traded funds,econometrics and econometric theory,performativity,derivative instruments,Financial Markets,Social Studies of Finance  +44 (0)7541 543776
Nathalia Salamanca Sarmiento Memory,identity,Narrative Inquiry,Human rights,Childhood and Youth Studies,Contesting childhood -
No Photo Salla Sariola  
No Photo Sheree Sartain
Anna Schneider Socio-cultural change,Quantitative research,Social Exclusion,Historical sociology
No Photo Sue Scott Honorary Fellow  
Ceren Sengül ethnicity,Nationalism,Kurds,everyday nationalism
Matea Senkić Cultural Sociology,Performance Theory,Urban Sociology,Tourism,Alternative Tourism,Cities,Artivism
Emilia Sereva Honorary Fellow, School of Social and Political Science Process Sociology,Norbert Elias,Social theory
Emilia Sereva Research Associate - Whites Writing Whiteness ESRC Research methodology,Process Sociology,Social Theory,Norbert Elias,Long-term processes,Business longevity,Family practices and dynamics
Emilia P Sereva Norbert Elias,Process Sociology,Social theory,British funeral industry
Tirion Seymour 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 Marx,Foucault,Governmentality,Adivasis,India,REDD+,gender,Environmental Sociology  +447365460640
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,
Haitao Shi Criminal Justice Policy,Drug Policy in China,Police Culture,Drugs and Crime,Qualitative Research Methods,Discourse Analysis
No Photo I Lin Sin social mobility,higher education,International migration
Lucia Siu Consensus and markets ,Electronic currencies,Technology and society,Performativity,sociology of knowledge  (852) 26167208
Lucia.Siu AT
Fiona Smyth
Miriam Snellgrove
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Taylor Spears Social Studies of Finance,Derivatives Markets,Economic Sociology,Sociology of Organisations  
Taylor Spears Honorary Fellow - School of Social and Political Science Social Studies of Finance,Derivatives Markets,Economic Sociology,Sociology of Organisations,Fair Value Accounting,Mathematical Modelling  taylor.spears [at]
Jeroen Spijker Senior Research Fellow Demography,Population research use,Sociology of social groups (Family, kinship and marriage),Population Characteristics,Population health,Population ageing 5.05 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)1316513867
Liz Stanley Professor of Sociology historical sociology,feminist theory,sociological theory,social change,narrative & auto/biographical methodologies,South Africa,'Documents of life',in particular letters and diaries,everyday life sociology,Norbert Elias & figurational sociology 6.22 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
++44 (0)131 651 3139 - but please email for strong preference!
Esje Stapleton Philosophy of Mind,Cyborgs,the structure/agency problem,Zombies,Queer Theory,Socially Extended Mind Hypothesis
No Photo David Stearns  
Fraser Stewart Environmental Sociology,Sustainability,Consumption
Sarah Stopforth Sociology of Education,Social Stratification,Cultural Capital,Quantitative Analysis
Dora Jandric, AFHEA Ageing,Gender,Sexuality,Qualitative Research Methods,imagined futures,Queer Theory,successful ageing,lifecourse,time and temporality  +447521207427
M. Angélica Thumala Olave Lecturer in Global Sociology-Programme Co-Director, MSc Sociology and Global Change Cultural Sociology,Sociology of Religion,Consumption,Gender and Development,Catholicism,Secularisation,Elites,Culture and society in Latin America,Sociology of reading and writing 1.02 
21 George Square
+44 (0)131 650 6631
Scott Tindal Sociology of the family and kinship,Sociology of Knowledge,knowledge exchange between research and policy,Sociology of the military,Geographies of migration,spatial mobility
Mags Tingey Research officer and PhD researcher local energy governance and organisation (LEGO),District Energy,energy policy and politics,local government,energy and society,Valuation Studies,Economic Sociology 2.27 Chisholm House
High School Yards
+44 (0)131 650 8093 [phone line is currently not in use] Margaret.tingey[at]
Alva Katharina Traebert Gender and Sexuality,Intersectionality,Feminism,Queer Theory,Narrative Inquiry,Human rights
Ben Twist Climate change,Cultural Sociology,Sustainability,Environment,Environmental Sociology,Environmental and Social Change,complexity theory,social practice theory  +44 (0)131 529 7909
Unai Urrastabaso Ruiz Nationalism and Social power,Citizenship,Historical sociology,Institutions and institutional change,state-society relations,International Law & International Relations,Modernity,Law and Regulation
Emel Uzun  07867210553
Shaira Vadasaria Lecturer in Race and Decolonial Studies Race and Colonialism,Law and Regulation,Forced Displacement and Refugee Studies,Reparations and Redress,decolonial thought,Feminist Theory and Research,Palestine Studies  Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
Nuria Lopez Vazquez Agriculture and the politics of food,ecofeminism,Environmental Sociology,Feminist Theory,citizen science,qualitative research,Participatory Methods
Amanda Vettini Research methodology,Higher Education,Innovative Research Methods,Children and Families,Relationship breakdown and divorce,Research Methods Training
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Llibert Mendez de Vigo Arnau Food Studies,Migration studies,identity,Sociology of Food,Scotland and the EU,Spain,Cultural Capital,Social capital,Pierre Bourdieu,ethnography,Sustainability,Social Justice
Gil Viry Lecturer spatial mobility,Family relationship,space and spatiality,Social network analysis,life course research,Quantitative Methods 3.09 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 651 5768; Twitter: @gil_viry
Faye Wade ClimateXChange Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Energy Efficient Scotland evaluation Climate change and energy policy,Heat,Domestic energy,Building professionals,Technology and society 2.27 Chisholm House
High School Yards
+44 (0)131 651 4182
Suryakant Waghmore  +44 (0)131 6503990,
Tingting Wan 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
Xiaoqing Wang Semiology,Visual Sociology,Ideology,Critical Theory,Social Theory,Cultural Theory,Sociology of Fashion,Sociology of Art,Visual Methods,Visual Culture,Urban Ethnography,Identities
Kathleen Ward Decolonisation,Western alienation,Feminist research practice,socio-legal study,Multiculturalism in the Canadian Context
Jaye Ware Youth,Queer Theory,Transgender,school bullying,queerphobia,gender,Sexuality
Katey Warran Cultural Sociology,Arts and Health,Qualitative Research Methods,Sociology of the Arts,Cultural Policy,Performance Science,Ethnography,Community Belonging,Social cohesion
Julie Watson
Janette Webb Professor of Sociology of Organisations Sustainability,economic sociology,energy and society,cities,European heat and energy efficiency policy and practice,energy governance 2.28 Chisholm House
High School Yards
+44 (0)131 650 3987
Zhen Wei Political sociology,Historical sociology,Social theory,Sociology of the body,China,Labour and labour movements  +44 (0)7421233421
Jean Welstead Participation,Social movements,Impact Assessment,renewable energy,community engagement,Knowledge production,Cultures of expertise  +44 (0) 7963 395416
Emily Wilkinson Veganism,Meat Eating,Happy Meat,Feminism,Intersectionality,Critical Animal Studies,Food Studies,Food
Lauren Wilks 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  L.Wilks @
Lauren Wilks work,labour,gender,mobility,inequality,family and personal relationships,gender-based violence,ethnography,qualitative research,feminist research 4.13 Chrystal Macmillan Building
George Square
No Photo Howard Wollman Honorary Fellow  
Sophia Woodman Lecturer Citizenship, human rights and social movements; contemporary China; law and society; regional autonomy frameworks; migration and translocality. 3.09 
18 Buccleuch Place
44 (0)131 651 4745
Chloe Ming-li Yao Nationalism and National Identity,Nation-state,state-society relations,State-making
Mengyao Yuan Social media,Political identities and citizenship
Andreas Zaunseder 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;
Edgar Zavala-Pelayo Sociology of knowledge and science,Sociology of Religion,Postcolonial theory,Secularism,Theories of social power
Luca Zazzi Sociology,Social Theory,Theoretical Methods,Philosophy,Ontology,Metaphysics,Aesthetics,Philosophy of the Social Sciences,Philosophy of Society,Philosophy of Language,Negative Thought,Pataphysics,Sociology of the City,Urban Theory
Nicolas Zehner 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,data-driven innovation
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
Mariah Jade Zimpfer Ethnicity and culture,Appalachia,the American South,ethnography,Social Impact Assessment,Program Evaluation,Historical sociology,Bridging and bonding,Artifact Ethnography,Social capital