Surinder Guru is a Lecturer on the Social Work course at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy.
Surinder teachers both undergraduate and postgraduate:
Sociology and social work
Citizenship and diversity
International social work perspectives
Gender and migration
Her research interests focus primarily on issues of race and gender, specifically exploring the role and position of South Asian women within the family and their experiences of domestic violence, divorce and the transmission of femininity. Her current research examines the impact of securitization upon Muslim families whose members are detained and convicted under the counter-terrorism legislation.
She has supervised UK and international research students whose work has included migration, ethnicity, gender and mental health, bereavement and is currently working with students examining the role of women in indigenous tribal groups, Islamophobia and political conflict.
Guru, S (2010), Social Work and the 'War on Terror', British Journal of Social Work, 40(1): 272-289.
Guru, S (2009), Divorce Obstacles and Opportunities, The Sociological Review, 57(2): 285-305.
Guru, S (2006), Working with Asian Perpetrators of Domestic Violence - The British Experience, Practice Vol. 18(3): 153-166.