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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 -
Dr Alex Flynn British Academy Fellow
  • Cultural politics
  • Ethico-aesthetic practice
  • Relational aesthetics
  • Social mobilization theory
  • Social movements
  • Contemporary art theory
  • Politics and protest
  • Brazil and the UK
  • Academe and engagement
Dr Adetayo Kasim Contact Adetayo Kasim -
Dr Sharon Kessler Marie Curie Fellow Contact Sharon Kessler -
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 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 -
Dr Charlotte Russell Sleep Lab Manager & Impact Evidence Manager Contact Charlotte Russell -
Dr Antti Silvast Contact Antti Silvast -
Dr Catherine Taylor Research Associate -
Ms Jennifer Thompson Visiting Research Fellow Contact Jennifer Thompson -
Dr Britta Turner Research Associate -