Staff list

Past Leicester Sociologists

Academic and Teaching Staff

All telephone numbers start +44 (0) 116
NamePositionTelephoneEmail
Prof Jason Hughes (Head of School) Professor 252 2734 jh528@le.ac.uk
Dr David Bartram Associate Professor 252 2724 db158@le.ac.uk
Dr Leah Bassel Associate Professor 252 2730 lb235@le.ac.uk
Dr Edmund Chattoe-Brown Lecturer 252 2737 ecb18@le.ac.uk
Dr Jerry Coulton Lecturer
223 1631 jc525@le.ac.uk
Dr Ipek Demir Associate Professor 252 2752 id34@le.ac.uk
Prof John Goodwin Professor 252 5922 jdg3@le.ac.uk
Dr Pierre Monforte Associate Professor 252 2780 pm260@le.ac.uk
Prof Henrietta O'Connor Professor 252 5952 hso1@le.ac.uk

Dr Michelle O’Reilly

Associate Professor 223 1991 mjo14@le.ac.uk
Dr Jane Pilcher Associate Professor 252 2731 jlp3@le.ac.uk
Dr Jackie Sanchez Taylor Lecturer 252 2820 jst4@le.ac.uk
Dr Patrick White Associate Professor 223 1450 pkw4@le.ac.uk
Mr John Williams

Associate Professor

252 2745 jxw@le.ac.uk
Dr Gaja Maestri Research Associate

g.maestri@le.ac.uk

Honorary and Emeritus Staff

NamePositionTelephoneEmail
Professor David Ashton Emeritus Professor david.ashton8@gmail.com
Prof Bob Carter Emeritus Professor 252 5359 rc300@le.ac.uk
Prof Eric Dunning Emeritus Professor 223 1436 ed15@le.ac.uk
Prof Derek Layder Emeritus Professor 223 1436 dl6@le.ac.uk
Prof Barbara Misztal Emeritus Professor 252 2459 bm50@le.ac.uk

Prof Tracy Shildrick

Honorary Visiting Professor
Dr James Fulcher Honorary University Fellow 252 2868 djf31@le.ac.uk
Kajal Nisha Patel Honorary Visiting Fellow (Leverhulme Artist-in-residence)
Professor Surinder Sharma Honorary Visiting Fellow 223 1025 sms73@le.ac.uk

Graduate Teaching Assistants & Graduate Research Assistants

NamePositionTelephoneEmail
Magdalena Brzesk Graduate Teaching Assistant 252 2156 mb734@le.ac.uk
Irina Cheresheva Graduate Teaching Assistant 252 2773 ic76@le.ac.uk
Charlie Sutton Graduate Teaching Assistant 252 2156 ces46@le.ac.uk
Laurence T Droy Graduate Research Assistant 252 2733 ld190@le.ac.uk
Jon Sly Graduate Research Assistant 252 2733 jms80@le.ac.uk

Mette EL Stendevad

Graduate Research Assistant 252 2733

mels1@le.ac.uk

Professional Services Staff

NamePositionTelephoneEmail
Miss Siobhan Brocklehurst Programme Administrator (PGT) 252 3863 sb105@le.ac.uk
Miss Monique Burke Administration Assistant (UG) 223 1611 mb749@le.ac.uk
Mr Dan Cox Programme Administrator (UG) 252 4882 dcc12@le.ac.uk
Miss Val Golovko Maternity Cover (School Administrator until May 2018) 223 1627 vg77@le.ac.uk
Miss Monica Hingorani DICE and Research Administration Support 223 1070 mh528@le.ac.uk
Mrs Yvonne Lee Business Administrator Manager 223 2785 yl304@le.ac.uk
Mrs Pratibha Patel Programme Administrator (PGR) 252 2785 pnp3@le.ac.uk
Mr Andy Sarratt Operations Manager 223 1621 as716@le.ac.uk
Mrs Caroline Salinger Adminisitration Assistant (PGT) 223 1614 cs604@le.ac.uk
Ms Carla Starmer School Administration 223 1627 cs272@le.ac.uk
Mrs Nita Sudra Programme Administrator (PGT) 252 2750 ns75@le.ac.uk

Research Students

NameSupervisorPhD Title
Ozan Anlas Professor John Goodwin Standing and visibility of Turkish music in global music industry.
Jitinder (Bob) Athwal
Taylor Brooks Dr Leah Bassel Migration and urbanisation of indigenous peoples: implications for identity, gender relations and cultural continuity.
Irina Cheresheva Dr Jane Pilcher and Professor Jo Brewis Maternity Leaves, Maternal Becomings: The cultural construction of mothering in present day Budapest and Sofia
Laurence T Droy Dr Edmund Chattoe-Brown What social processes generate the observed patterns of incidence of Female Genital Mutilation in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Taghreed El-Hajj Dr Ipek Demir Sex and gender; Social Risks; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights; and young people.
Alan Fisher John Williams 'Against Modern Football'- A Socio-historical Investigation of Supporter Contestation at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.
Alison Forbes John Williams A comparative study of young British South Asians' experiences of Sport, Olympics and national identity.
Maria Gonzalez-Aguado Professor Jason Hughes Anorexia and Bulimia on the Internet: "Mutable Mobiles" in "Fluid Spaces".
David Helm Professor Steve King Bringing regulation to the market.
Lucelle Henry Professor Jason Hughes Revolutionising communication for development.
Zara Hooley Professor John Goodwin and Professor Henrietta O'Connor A critical examination of the role of social support structures in the lives of lesbian led families.
Jennifer Humphreys Dr Jackie Sanchez Taylor and John Williams A Harder Nut to Crack: Policing the UK Indoor Sex Industry under the Policing and Crime Act 2009
Katarzyna Kucaba Dr David Bartram Europe in Times of Distress: Assessing Life Satisfaction from 2002 to 2012
Helen Lentell Professor John Goodwin and Professor Henrietta O'Connor Distance learning as work: The culture and values of distance learning professionals
Laura Mainwaring Professor Steve King Is the IPCC a good model for international governance of science-based issues?
Hamdan Mansoor Professor Steve King Role and impact of institutional factors on multinational enterprises management strategy: communication industry in Iraq
Gemma Mitchell (College PhD Scholarship) Dr Ipek Demir

How do experts define, navigate and translate knowledge in the ‘risk society’? The case of child and family social care in England

King Sau Ng Dr Pierre Monforte Civil society and liberalism: the exploration of conservative civil society organisations in Hong Kong.
Chioma Okoro Professor Barbara Misztal and Dr Pierre Monforte

In Part of Civil Society Organisation on the Sustainable Democracy and Development in Africa (Nigeria).

Jacqueline Richards Professor Steve King An economy of make shifts or a mixed economy of welfare?
Iain Riddell Professor Steve King The impact of kinship on the United Kingdom’s societal development: 19th Century kin networking patterns arising in Grampian
Olivia Rose John Williams A Sociological study of social support and goal attainment among high school track athletes in Jamaica
Zakaria Sajir Dr Leah Bassel Placing Political Engagement of Third Country Nationals in Context: A Comparative Study on the Impact of Contextual Factors on the Degree and Type of Political Integration of the Moroccans Residing in Europe
Ramakrishan Subramaniam Professor Steven King Are IT entrepreneurs more likely to reattempt entrepreneurship after failing the first time than do traditional entrepreneurs? A comparative study.
Asmali Sulaiman Dr Ipek Demir and Professor Barbara Misztal Inventing Apps: The case of the incubatees at iCentre Brunei.

Charlotte Sutton
(Graduate Teaching Assistant)

Dr Patrick White and Professor Emma Smith Does Age Matter in Higher Education?
Mirjam Twigt Dr. Leah Bassel The Mediation of Everyday Displacement among Iraqi Refugee Households in Jordan.  
Laura Way Professor Jason Hughes and Dr Jane Pilcher 'Typical Girls?' Exploring post-youth punk women's construction of identity.
Pamela Wilson Dr. Ipek Demir Polarisation and shared space in Turkey
Zahide Yildiz Professor Bob Carter Dependent migrants who migrate from Turkey to the UK

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