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Head of Department

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Professor Jon Garland

Professor and Head of Department of Sociology

Academic staff

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Professor Rachel Brooks

Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean, Research and Innovation (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

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Dr Sarah Bulloch

Teaching Fellow

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Dr Ranjana Das

Reader in Media and Communication; University Theme Champion for Technology and Society

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Amanda Eastell-Bleakley

Managing Editor, Ethnic and Racial Studies journal

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Dr Venetia Evergeti

Director of Learning and Teaching, Senior Teaching Fellow

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Professor Nigel Gilbert

Professor of Sociology

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Dr David Griffiths

Wellcome Trust University Award Research Fellow

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Dr Nathan Hall

Principal Teaching Fellow

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Dr Vicki Harman

Senior Lecturer

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Professor Christine Hine

Professor of Sociology

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Dr Paul Hodkinson

Reader in Sociology

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Professor Andrew King

Professor of Sociology

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Dr Michael McGuire

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Francesca Menichelli

Lecturer in Criminology

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Dr Alexander Seal

Associate Dean (International) and Senior Teaching Fellow in Sociology

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Dr Emily Setty

Lecturer in Criminology

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Dr Christina Silver

Research Fellow

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Dr Nathalie Weidhase

Lecturer in Media and Communication

Research staff

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Dr Peter Barbrook-Johnson

Senior Research Fellow (UKRI Innovation Fellow)

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Martha Bicket

Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Achala Gupta

Research Fellow

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Matthew Hall

Research Fellow

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Dr Graham Hieke

Research Fellow

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Dr Sazana Jayadeva

Research Fellow

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Dr Kirsty Lohman

Surrey Research Fellow

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Dr Kavin Narasimhan

Research Fellow

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Dr Jack Newman

Research Fellow

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Dr Alex Penn

Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Susan Venn

Research Fellow

Emeritus staff

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Professor Sara Arber

Emeritus Professor

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Professor Martin Bulmer

Professor of Sociology

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Professor Nigel Fielding

Emeritus Professor

Visiting staff

Dr Jane FieldingVisiting (0)1483 689451
Professor Graham ScamblerVisiting (0)1483 686879
Professor Roger TarlingVisiting (0)1483 686879

Postgraduate research students

Thiago BogossianPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 689459
Marjorie ChilekaPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 683763
Charlotte DoddsPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686893
Paola EirasPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 689459
Liam FennPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686983
Megan GeorgiouPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 683763
Matthew HallPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686983
Faris HaddadinPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 683763
Coral Yu HanPostgraduate research student 
Ellen HarrisPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 683763
Luke HubbardPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 688821
Dean InwoodPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 683763
Paige KeningalePostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 683763
Natasha KinlochPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Anu LainioPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 683972
Vasia LazariPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Lorraine LockePostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686983
Rosie MacphersonPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Eva MartinezPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 689459
Tatiana MednikovaPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Adnan MouhiddinPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 689459
Alexandru-Vlad NicuPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686983
Fran O'NeillPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Michael OseiPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Melissa PepperPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686983
Kylie RollePostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 689459
Frances SandersPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Daniella Shaw-GabayPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Judith SleneyPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Nicola Spencer-GodfreyPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Henrikka StrandenPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 689459
Simon WatkinsPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686983
Annabel WatsonPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 683965
Jack WhittakerPostgraduate research student 
Betheney WillsPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977
Yen Nee WongPostgraduate research student+44 (0)1483 686977