Dr Katy Sian, University of York
Dr Katy P. Sian is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of York. From 2010-2012 Katy worked on the TOLERACE project (FP7) as a post-doctoral researcher in the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS) University of Leeds. She moved to the University of Manchester in 2012 where she held a lecturing position in Sociology before taking up a Hallsworth Research Fellowship in 2013. Katy has held visiting research posts at the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (CSRS) at the University of Victoria, Canada. Katy is the author of, Conversations in Postcolonial Thought (2014) New York: Palgrave; Unsettling Sikh and Muslim Conflict (2013) Lanham: Lexington Books; and co-author of, Racism, Governance, and Public Policy (2013) London: Routledge. Her research interests include, postcolonial studies and decolonial thought; critical race theory; inter-ethnic relations; critical Sikh studies; Islamophobia and the war on terror; religion and identity; migration and diaspora.
Dr Kehinde Andrews, Birmingham City University
Daniela Scotece, Prostitution Outreach Workers, Nottingham
Service Learning Students, Nottingham Trent University
Andrea Lyons-Lewis, Nottingham Trent University
Andrea is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and teaches modules on the BA Criminology and BA Sociology. She is the Department of Sociology’s co-lead (with Sharon Hutchings) for Service Learning. This involves working with a wide range of local not-for-private profit organisations on social justice action and research projects with second year students. She is currently researching food poverty in Nottingham working with local charities.
Shraon Hutchings, Nottingham Trent University
Sharon is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and teaches modules on the BA Sociology, BA Criminology and MA Public Sociology. She is the Department of Sociology’s co-lead (with Andrea Lyons-Lewis) for Service Learning. This involves working with a wide range of local not-for-private profit organisations on social justice action and research projects with second year and post graduate students. She is currently working in partnership with a local charity researching work and employment in Nottingham. Alongside her higher education career Sharon has worked in the adult and community education sector as a practitioner and at a strategic level, regionally and nationally. She endeavours to bring those values and practices cherished in adult education to her work in higher education.
Dr Lucy Mayblin, University of Warwick
Lucy is a Political Sociologist whose work focuses on the politics of asylum. Her book latest book, based on her doctoral research is ‘ Asylum After Empire’: Postcolonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking’ (2017). Her current project, funded via and ESRC Future Research Leaders grant focuses on the economic rights of asylum seekers in Britain. She is co-convenor of the British Sociological Association study group on ‘Diaspora, Migration and Transnationalism’. Lucy works with numerous asylum and refugee organisations as part of her research and is involved with Article 26, a charity which supports asylum seekers to access Higher Education.
Bea Giaquinto, Renewal Trust