People

Dr Chris Allen

Dr Chris Allen

Lecturer in Social Policy

Applied Social Studies

Dr Chris Allen is a Lecturer in Social Policy. He is based in the Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham where he is the Acting Director of Undergraduate Social Policy Programmes and Programme Lead on the Policy, Politics & Economics (PPE) programme.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2703

Email c.allen.2@bham.ac.uk

Professor Adrian Blackledge

Professor Adrian Blackledge

Professor of Bilingualism
Director of the MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism

School of Education

Adrian Blackledge is Director of the MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism. He is author of numerous articles and books based on his research on multilingualism in education and wider society. His books include Heteroglossia as Practice and Pedagogy (2014); The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism (2012); Multilingualism. A Critical Perspective (2010); Discourse and Power in a ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8221

Email a.j.blackledge@bham.ac.uk

Professor Angela Creese

Professor Angela Creese

Professor of Educational Linguistics
Deputy Director of MOSAIC, Centre for Research on Multilingualism

School of Education

Angela Creese is professor of educational linguistics in the School of Education.

Her research and teaching cross references anthropology, linguistics and education. She uses ethnography to investigate ideologies and interactions in educational and other social settings. Her research publications cover urban multilingualism, language ecology, multilingual ethnography, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4842

Email a.creese@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lisa Goodson

Dr Lisa Goodson

Lecturer

Applied Social Studies

Lisa Goodson is a lecturer in IASS, School of Social Policy, where she directs the postgraduate degree programme in Migration, Superdiversity and Policy and co-ordinates social policy research modules at post graduate level as well as teaching and tutoring on undergraduate modules in new migration. Lisa has been at the forefront of research exploring the experiences and consequences of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4993

Email l.j.goodson@bham.ac.uk

Laura Griffith

Laura Griffith

Lecturer in the Anthropology of Health Care

Laura Griffith is a qualitative health researcher interested in the experiences of health and illness.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3632

Email l.griffith@bham.ac.uk

Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska

Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska

Marie Curie Research Fellow

School of Social Policy

Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska is a Marie Curie Fellow based within the Institute for Research into Superdiversity.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 9259

Email a.kazlowska@bham.ac.uk

Dr Michael Larkin

Senior Research Tutor for Clinical Psychology
Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Course Director MRes Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology

My main roles involve teaching, supporting and supervising research on the clinical psychology doctorate, and organising the MRes Clinical Psychology course. I also supervise PhD students using qualitative research methods to explore experiences of psychological distress, recovery, relatedness and caring. My research interests are in these same areas.

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 46036

Email m.larkin@bham.ac.uk

Dr Antje Lindenmeyer

Dr Antje Lindenmeyer

Lecturer

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Antje Lindenmeyer is a Lecturer in Qualitative Methods at the Department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences.

Antje’s background is in social sciences and her research interests centre on human interaction and understanding around health and illness, including the experience of living with illness and the social context of healthcare encounters.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5390

Email a.lindenmeyer@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jenny Phillimore

Professor Jenny Phillimore

Professor of Migration and Superdiversity

Applied Social Studies

Jenny Phillimore has researched widely in the fields of migration and superdiversity. Over the past decade she has managed teams of researchers focusing on access to health, education, employment, training, and housing integration with a particular focus on integration and organisational change in the UK and EU. Jenny co-directs the New Migration and Social Policy MA programme, sits on the ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7822

Email j.a.phillimore@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nando Sigona

Dr Nando Sigona

Birmingham Fellow and Lecturer

School of Social Policy

Nando Sigona is a sociologist with over ten years research and teaching experience in migration, refugee and ethnic studies. He joined the School of Social Policy in February 2013 as a Birmingham Fellow. Dr Sigona’s work investigates the interplay between forms and modes of contemporary membership, governance, and the politics of belonging. This is achieved through in-depth ...

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8030

Email n.sigona@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Stringer

Professor Martin Stringer

Professor of Liturgical and Congregational Studies
Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor

Department of Theology and Religion

I joined the University of Birmingham in 1993 as a Lecturer in the Sociology and Anthropology of Religion in the Department of Theology. My disciplinary home is Social Anthropology but I have always been excited by the possibilities of interdisciplinary work and have brought this to bear in my work on the study of Christian Worship and in the understanding of the nature of religious ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 46867

Email m.d.stringer@bham.ac.uk

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development

Department of Management

Kiran Trehan joined Birmingham Business School in March 2012 from Lancaster University Management School where she was Deputy Head of Department and Director of HRD and consulting. She is a leading expert on diversity, enterprise and leadership development. She currently holds the post Professor of Enterprise and leadership Development and is Academic Director for the Centre for ...

Email k.trehan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Susanne Wessendorf

Dr Susanne Wessendorf

Marie Curie Research Fellow

Applied Social Studies

Susanne Wessendorf is a Social Anthropologist and has been doing research on migration, transnationalism and diversity for more than 10 years. She is currently a research fellow at IRiS, and will start a Marie Curie Fellowship in 2015.

Email s.wessendorf@bham.ac.uk