Staff list

Past Leicester Sociologists

Academic and Teaching Staff

All telephone numbers start +44 (0) 116
Dr David Bartram Associate Professor 252 2724
Dr Leah Bassel Associate Professor 252 2730
Dr Edmund Chattoe-Brown Lecturer 252 2737
Dr Jerry Coulton Lecturer
223 1631
Dr Ipek Demir Associate Professor 252 2752
Prof John Goodwin Professor 252 5922
Prof Jason Hughes (Head of Department) Professor 252 2734
Prof Ian Hutchby Professor 223 1259
Dr Pierre Monforte Associate Professor 252 2780
Prof Henrietta O'Connor Professor 252 5952

Dr Michelle O’Reilly

Associate Professor 223 1991
Dr Jane Pilcher Associate Professor 252 2731
Dr Jackie Sanchez Taylor Lecturer 252 2820
Dr Patrick White Associate Professor 223 1450
Mr John Williams

Associate Professor

252 2745
Dr Gaja Maestri Research Associate

Honorary and Emeritus Staff

Professor David Ashton Emeritus Professor
Prof Bob Carter Emeritus Professor 252 5359
Prof Eric Dunning Emeritus Professor 223 1436
Prof Derek Layder Emeritus Professor 223 1436
Prof Barbara Misztal Emeritus Professor 252 2459

Prof Tracy Schildrick

Emeritus Professor
Dr James Fulcher Honorary University Fellow 252 2868
Kajal Nisha Patel Honorary Visiting Fellow (Leverhulme Artist-in-residence)
Professor Surinder Sharma Honorary Visiting Fellow 223 1025

Graduate Teaching Assistants & Graduate Research Assistants

Magdalena Brzesk Graduate Teaching Assistant 252 2156
Irina Cheresheva Graduate Teaching Assistant 252 2773
Charlie Sutton Graduate Teaching Assistant 252 2156
Laurence T Droy Graduate Research Assistant 252 2733
Jon Sly Graduate Research Assistant 252 2733

Mette EL Stendevad

Graduate Research Assistant 252 2733

Professional Services Staff

Miss Siobhan Brocklehurst Postgraduate Programme Administrator 252 3863
Mrs Pratibha Patel PhD Programme Administrator 252 2785
Miss Helena Gorse Team Leader 373 6259
Mrs Yvonne Lee Team Leader 223 1688
Mr Dan Cox Undergraduate Programme Administrator 252 4882
Ms Carla Starmer Administrative Assistant and PA to Head of School 223 1627
Mr Jamie Corbett Undergraduate Programme Administrator 223 1611
Mrs Joan Collier Undergraduate Programme Administrator 223 1614
Mrs Carol Arlett Operations Manager 223 1613
Mrs Nita Sudra Postgraduate Programme Administrator 252 2750

Tarine Felix

Administrator for Dice

223 1070

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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