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Department of Anthropology

Research Staff

NamePositionEmailResearch Interests
Dr Nasima Akhter Contact Nasima Akhter
  • Health inequality
  • Nutritional assessment, Obesity
  • Evaluation of intervention
  • Bangladeshi Diaspora in the UK
  • Food security and livelihood
Dr Janice Astbury Research Associate
  • Socially just sustainability transitions
  • Resilience in social-ecological systems
  • Citizen engagement and evolving forms of governance
  • Energy vulnerability, equity and justice
  • People-nature interaction
  • Role of landscape in communicating cultural narratives
Ms Raihana Ferdous Research Assistant
  • Energy and Society
  • Gender
  • Low Carbon Energy Transition
  • Political Economy
  • South Asia
  • Urban
Dr Alex Flynn Assistant Professor (Research)
  • Contemporary art
  • Politics and aesthetics
  • Prefigurative politics
  • Social mobilisation
  • Subjectivity
  • Utopia
Dr Adetayo Kasim Contact Adetayo Kasim
  • Clinical and Social Trials, Health Inequality, Anthropology of Health and Big Data
Dr Sharon Kessler Marie Curie Fellow
  • primate behaviour and cognition
  • health signalling
  • evolutionary medicine
  • conservation medicine
  • evolution of care-giving in humans
  • agent-based models
  • bioacoustics
Eleni Mamoulaki Junior Research Fellow Contact Eleni Mamoulaki -
Dr Papreen Nahar Research Fellow
  • Health and Wellbeing of the Diaspora Community
  • Health Security in Relation to Environmental Disaster
  • M-Health
  • Reproductive Health Issues of Both Males and Females (Infertility, Maternal Health, Family Planning, Pregnancy Behaviour, Sexuality)
Dr Tehseen Noorani Marie Curie Fellow Contact Tehseen Noorani -
Dr Leonidas Oikonomakis Junior Research Fellow
  • autonomy
  • Bolivia
  • Buen Vivir
  • Cocaleros
  • commons
  • Greece
  • latin american politics
  • México
  • revolutions
  • social movements
  • Zapatismo
  • political ethnography
Dr Rebecca Oxley Research Associate
  • Anthropology of Health
  • Embodiment theory
  • Feminist explorations of the body/biology
  • New Materialism
  • New technologies
  • Phenomenology
  • Posthumanism
Dr Felix Ringel Junior Research Fellow
  • anthropology of Europe
  • anthropology of the future
  • anthropology of time
  • postindustrial urban regeneration
  • postsocialist anthropology
  • social sustainability
  • urban anthropology
  • urban sustainability
Dr Charlotte Russell Sleep Lab Manager & Impact Evidence Manager Contact Charlotte Russell -
Dr Antti Silvast -
Dr Catherine Taylor Research Associate
  • Breastfeeding
  • Infant care practices
  • Maternal-Infant health
  • Maternity services
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Parent-Infant sleep
  • Qualitative health research
Dr. Jennifer A. Thompson Visiting Research Fellow
  • Gender
  • Intersectionality
  • Water
  • Participatory visual methodologies
Dr Britta Turner Research Associate
  • Low carbon energy transitions
  • Solar waste and value chains