People

Dr Chris Allen

Dr Chris Allen

Lecturer in Social Policy

Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Dr Chris Allen is a Lecturer in Social Policy. He is based in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 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 Practiceand Pedagogy(2014); The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism(2012); Multilingualism. A Critical Perspective(2010); Discourse and Power in a Multilingual ...

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, language education and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4842
Email
a.creese@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lisa Goodson

Dr Lisa Goodson

Lecturer

Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Lisa Goodson is a lecturer in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, School of Social Policy, where she is Director of Undergraduate Social Policy Programmes, 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 ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4993
Email
l.j.goodson@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 Laurence Lessard-Phillips

Dr Laurence Lessard-Phillips

Research Fellow, IRiS

Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Laurence Lessard-Phillips is a Research Fellow who joined the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) in May 2016. Her main research interests lie in the perceptions, measurement, and dimensionality of immigrant adaptation; ethnic inequalities in education and the labour market; the transnational behaviour across immigrant generations; and social inequalities and social mobility. She is ...

Email
l.lessard-phillips@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jenny Phillimore

Professor Jenny Phillimore

Professor of Migration and Superdiversity

School of Social Policy

Jenny Phillimore is Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversityand Professor of Migration and Superdiversity. She 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 ...

Telephone
+44(0)121 414 7822
Email
j.a.phillimore@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nando Sigona

Dr Nando Sigona

Birmingham Fellow, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of IRiS

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 examinations of ...

Telephone
+44(0)121 415 8030
Email
n.sigona@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Stringer

Professor of Liturgical and Congregational Studies

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 discourse ...

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Local Economy

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 women’s ...

Email
k.trehan@bham.ac.uk