Contributors

  • Katy Sian:
  • Katy Sian is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of York. She takes a key interest in debates surrounding critical race theory, Sikh studies, Islamophobia and postcolonialism.
  • S.Sayyid:
  • S. Sayyid is a Reader at the University of Leeds. His research interests are threefold. Firstly, he explores ethnicity and racism. Secondly, he examines the relationship between culture and politics. Thirdly, he is interested in postcolonial political studies, and looks at  the way in which the analysis of postcolonial conditions inform and affect so-called ‘mainstream’ political and social processes and structures.
  • Ian Law:
  • Ian Law is a Professor in Sociology at University of Leeds. His research has addressed a range of themes including the historical development of white racism, violent racism, institutional racism and representations of race in news media.
  • Barnor Hesse:
  • Barnor Hesse is Vice Chair/Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of African American Studies, Political Science and Sociology at Northwestern University.
  • David Tyrer:
  • David Tyrer is a Reader in Critical Theory at Liverpool John Moores University. His special interests lie in race, racism and the state, and Islamophobia.
  • Shona Hunter:
  • Shona Hunter is an RCUK Academic Fellow at the University of Leeds. She explores why racism, sexism and other unequal social relations persist, despite a myriad of policies designed to combat these inequalities.
  • Maddy Abbas:
  • Maddy Abbas completed her PhD at the University of Leeds, her research explores Muslim identity in the context of postcolonial Britain.
  • Terry Wassall:
  • Terry Wassall is a Principle Teaching Fellow in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds. His research interests are in the development of sociology theory as a scientific enterprise.
  • Imanol Galfarsoro:
  • Imanol Galfarsoro completed his PhD from the University of Leeds and conducts research on diaspora politics, multiculturalism and nationalism, particularly as applied to the Basque case.
  • Rodanthi Tzanelli:
  • Rodanthi Tzanelli is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Leeds. Aspects of her research involve globalization and the knowledge economies.
  • Leon Sealey-Huggins:
  • Leon Sealy-Huggins completed his PhD at University of Leeds. His research develops a sociological examination into both the politics and ethics of various forms of  public engagement with climate change.
  • Assed Baig:
  • Assed Baig is a print and broadcast journalist based in London. He has reported from around the world and currently works as a freelancer.
  • Hamja Ahsan:
  • Hamja Ahsan is a freelance artist, curator and political activist.
  • Tanzil Chowdhury:
  • Tanzil Chowdhury is a recent Phd Graduate in the School of Law, University of Manchester. He also works as a development worker at the Greater Manchester Law Centre.

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