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Director

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Professor Mike Savage

Martin White Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology
Contact: 020 7955 7356, iii.director@lse.ac.uk

  

Centennial Professor

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Professor Sudhir Anand

Centennnial Professor
International Inequalities Institute

 

 


Research Director

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Professor David Soskice

School Professor of Political Science and Economics
Department of Government
Contact: D.W.Soskice@lse.ac.uk


Director, MSc Inequalities and Social Science

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Dr Sam Friedman

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Contact: S.E.Friedman@lse.ac.uk
Office: STC S216

 

Research Staff

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Dr Mark Fransham                                             

Researcher
Contact: 020 7106
1107, M.Fransham@lse.ac.uk           

 

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Dr Luna Glucksberg

Research Fellow
Contact: 020 7955
4932, L.Glucksberg@lse.ac.uk

 

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Frieder Mitsch                                                    

Research Assistant and III
Doctoral Programme Candidate
Contact: F.Mitsch@lse.ac.uk

 

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Dr Tahnee Ooms                                                 

Research Officer

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Joaquin Prieto                                                    

Researcher

 

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Professor Kirsten Sehnbruch                           

Distinguished Policy Fellow  

 

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Dr Nora Waitkus                                                  

Research Officer

 

Susanne Wessendorf

Dr Susanne Wessendorf                                   

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow
Contact: 020 7955
1137, S.Wessendorf@lse.ac.uk

 

Institute Manager

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Liza Ryan

Institute Manager
Contact: 020 7955 7308
E.Ryan@lse.ac.uk

 

 

Communications and Events officer 

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Nadia Erlam                                                         

Communications and Events officer
Contact: N.V.Erlam@lse.ac.uk

 

 

Visiting Professor

Andrew Miles

Professor Andrew Miles

Visiting Professor

 

Visiting Senior Fellows

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 Professor Parthasarathi Shome                                 Contact: partho.shome@gmail.com or parthoshome@itraf.org

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Carey Oppenheim                                               

Contact: C.Oppenheim@lse.ac.uk 

 

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Dr Aaron Reeves                                                 

Contact: A.Reeves@lse.ac.uk 

 

 

Visiting Fellows

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Dr Arun Advani                                                                                              Visiting Fellow

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Dr Katharina Hecht                                                                                    Visiting Fellow                                                                          Contact: K.Hecht@lse.ac.uk                                         

 

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Dr David Hope
Visiting Fellow
Contact: Hope.David@kcl.ac.uk 

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Dr Jonathan Mijs                                                                                        Visiting Fellow                                                                                              Contact:J.Mijs@lse.ac.uk

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Dr Tom Kemeny
Visiting Fellow
Contact: T.Kemeny@qmul.ac.uk

 

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Dr Erica Lagalisse
Visiting Fellow
Contact: E.Lagalisse@lse.ac.uk 

 

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Dr Paul Segal
Visting Fellow
Contact: Paul.Segal@kcl.ac.uk 

 

Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme

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Rana Zincir Celal                                                                            Executive Director, AFSEE programme                                        Contact: 020 7106 1138, R.Zincir-Celal@lse.ac.uk

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Dr Armine Ishkanian                                                                        Associate Professor and Academic Lead, AFSEE programme            Contact: 020 7955 7354,  A.Ishkanian@lse.ac.uk

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Dr Sara Camacho Felix                                                                         Assistant Professorial Lecturer, AFSEE programme                              Contact: S.M.Camacho-Felix@lse.ac.uk

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Katie Boulton                                                                              Programme Manager (Fellowship Experience), AFSEE programme    Contact: 020 7849 4612, K.Boulton@lse.ac.uk

 

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Asmaa Akhtar                                                                            Programme Manager (Global Engagement and Impact),                       AFSEE programme                                                                                      Contact: 020 7849 4982, A.Akhtar2@lse.ac.uk

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 Professor Beverley Skeggs
III Research Theme Convenor and AFSEE Academic Advisor
AFSEE programme
Contact: B.Skeggs@lse.ac.uk

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Michelle Coates
Programme Assistant, AFSEE programme
Contact: 0207 849 4612, M.Coates@lse.ac.uk


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Karen Shook
Communications Officer, AFSEE programme
Contact: 020 7106 1109, K.M.Shook@lse.ac.uk

 

III Research Committee

 

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Professor Tim Allen
Professor in Development Anthropology, and Head of Department, Department of International Development.                Research interests: Complex emergencies; development aid and agencies; ethics of aid; ethnic conflict; forced migration; justice and security in fragile and conflict-affected regions; local conceptions of health and healing; neglected tropical diseases; role of the media in fragile and conflict-affected regions; the International Criminal Court.     

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Professor Catherine Campbell
Professor of Social Psychology and Head of Department.            Research interests: Social inequalities; global public health; international development; social change; human rights; gender.

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Dr Neil Cummins                                                                                    Associate Professor, Department of Economic History

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Dr Sam Friedman                                                                  Associate Professor, Department of Sociology                                Research interests: Social class; the ‘class’ pay gap; experience of social mobility; elites; cultural capital. 

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Dr Luna Glucksberg                                                                               Research Fellow

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Dr Ellen Helsper                                                                                       Associate Professor                                                                               Department of Media and Communications                                    Research interests: Social and digital inequalities; new forms of inequality; and representations of inequality.

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Dr Jonathan Hopkin                                                                              Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, Department of Government.                                                                                            Research interests: Political Parties and Elections; Redistribution and Inequality; Corruption; Decentralisation; Euro crisis; Politics of Britain, Italy and Spain.

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Dr Armine Ishkanian                                                                             Associate Professor, Department of Social Policy                          Research interests: Civil society and social transformation; NGOs and social movements against inequality and austerity; gender inequality and violence against women.

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Professor Gareth Jones                                                                       Director of Latin America and Caribbean Centre, Department of Geography and Environment                                                                Research interests: Cities; Urban Inequality; Violence and Security; Youth; Urban Ethnography.

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Professor Naila Kabeer                                                        Professor of Gender and Development, Department of Gender Studies

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Dr Insa Koch                                                                                            Assistant Professor of Law and Anthropology,  Department of Law                                                                                                          Research interests: The state; class; criminal justice; welfare; austerity; political economy.

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Professor Nicola Lacey                                                                         School Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy, Department of Law.                                                                                                      Research interests: Criminal law; criminal justice; comparative and historical scholarship; legal and social theory; feminist analysis of law.

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Professor Camille Landais                                                                  Professor of Economics, Department of Economics                      Research interests: Public Finance; Labour Economics; Applied Microeconomics; Microeconometrics.

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Dr Neil Lee                                                                                              Associate Professor of Economic Geography,  Department of Geography and Environment                                                                Research interests: Poverty; inequality and economic change in cities and regions.

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Professor Lucinda Platt                                                                        Professor of Social Policy and Sociology,    Department of Social Policy                                                                                            Research interests: Inequality; migration; ethnicity; gender; disability; social mobility; and identity.

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Dr Ania Plomien                                                                  Assistant Professor in Gender and Social Science, Department for Gender Studies             

Research interests: gender; inequalities; feminist political economy; production; social reproduction;work; employment; labour market policy; social policy; economic policy; post-socialism; Central Eastern Europe; EU; Europeanisation.

                                                

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Professor Mike Savage
Martin White Professor of Sociology,                                Department of Sociology

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Professor Kirsten Sehnbruch                                            Distinguished Policy Fellow                                                  International Inequalities Institute 

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Dr Alpa Shah                                                                        Associate Professor                                                              Department of Anthropology                                                Research interests: India and Nepal; political and economic anthropology; the state; citizenship and revolutionary struggle; indigeneity; ethnicity; caste and class; agrarian transitions and labour; inequality and poverty.

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Professor Beverley Skeggs                                                III Research Theme Convenor and AFSEE Academic Advisor, AFSEE programme                                                  Research interests: Sociology; Inequality; Economics of Care; Gender; Class; Digital Rights.

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Professor David Soskice
School Professor of Political Science and Economics
Department of Government

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Dr Andrew Summers
Assistant Professor
Department of Law.
Research interests: Tax law and policy; taxation of wealth; tax avoidance; political theories of inequality.

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Dr Chana Teeger                                                                 Assistant Professor                                                              Department of Methodology                                                  Research interests: Inequality; Qualitative research methods; South Africa.

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Rana Zincir Celal
Executive Director, AFSEE programme

 

Associate members

Our associate members are people across the LSE who are carrying out research into inequality. This network of academics facilitates multi-disciplinary collaboration.

Dr Fabien Accominotti
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology.
Research interests:  social status; status-based approaches to the study of inequality; cultural hierarchy and elite formation in the United States; winner-take-all inequality; social processes of valuation.

Professor Tim Allen
Professor in Development Anthropology, and Head of Department, Department of International Development.
Research interests: complex emergencies; development aid and agencies; ethics of aid; ethnic conflict; forced migration; justice and security in fragile and conflict-affected regions; local conceptions of health and healing; neglected tropical diseases; role of the media in fragile and conflict-affected regions; the International Criminal Court.                                  

Dr Pawel Bukowski                                                                                           Research officer - Labour Markets                                                                      Pawel Bukowski is a research economist in the Center for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a PhD degree in Economics from Central European University in Budapest.                         

Dr Tania Burchardt
Associate Professor, Department of Social Policy and Deputy Director, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion.
Research interests: inequality and poverty, disadvantage and elites, the capability approach, time use, disability, social care, social policy.

Professor Catherine Boone
LSE Departments of Government and International Development.
Research Interests: the political economy of late development, especially of spatial and land inequalities in African and other developing countries.

Professor Catherine Campbell
Professor of Social Psychology and Head of Department.
Research interests: Social inequalities, global public health, international development, social change, human rights, gender.

Dr Joan Costa-Font
Associate Professor (Reader) of Political Economy, Department of Social Policy.
Research interests: the origins of ‘health disadvantage’, behavioural motivations, health and social care systems accountability.

Dr Sonia Exley 
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Policy.
Research interests: policy networks, policy sociology, pupil segregation between schools, school choice, social deprivation, the changing role of the state in public services, the politics of policy making.

Dr Dena Freeman
Department of Anthropology.
Research interests: globalization, development and inequality, religion and socio-economic change, NGOs and social movements for global justice, democracy and global democracy.

Dr Sam Friedman
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology.
Research interests: social class, the ‘class’ pay gap, experience of social mobility, elites, cultural capital. 

Professor Miriam Glucksmann
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Essex University and Visiting Professor in Sociology, LSE.
Research interests: divisions of labour; intersecting inequalities; restructuring of work and employment, including between paid and unpaid work; gendered work; the work of consumers.

Professor Ian Gough
FAcSS FRSA Visiting Professor, CASE.
Research interests: Climate change; inequality and social policy.

Dr Lloyd Gruber                                                                                                Assistant Professor in Political Economy of Development, Department of International Development                                                                                  Research interests: The Politics of Inequality; Education Reform in Developing Countries; International and Comparative Political Economy; Globalization and Global Governance; The Mechanics of Public Policy Analysis & Program Evaluation

Dr Charlotte Haberstroh
LSE Fellow in Public Policy / Comparative Politics 
Department of Government

Dr Ellen J. Helsper
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Media and Communications Department.
Research interests: Social and digital inequalities, new forms of inequality, and representations of inequality.

Dr Jonathan Hopkin
Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, Department of Government.
Research interests: Political Parties and Elections; Redistribution and Inequality; Corruption; Decentralisation; Euro crisis; Politics of Britain, Italy and Spain.

Dr Armine Ishkanian
Associate Professor, Department of Social Policy.
Research interests: civil society and social transformation, NGOs and social movements against inequality and austerity, gender inequality and violence against women.

Professor Deborah James 
Department of Anthropology.
Research interests: ethnography of advice; aspiration and indebtedness; civil society, citizenship and the state; economic anthropology; ethnomusicology; land reform and property regimes; migration and ethnicity; South Africa; the UK. 

Professor Nicola Lacey
School Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy, Department of Law.
Research interests: criminal law; criminal justice; comparative and historical scholarship; legal and social theory; feminist analysis of law.

Dr Neil Lee
Director, MSc Local Economic Development.
Research interests: Poverty, inequality and economic change in cities and regions

Professor Grace Lordon                                                                                  Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science    Research interests: discrimination; gender; ethnicity; health inequalities; labour market inequalities.

Dr Patrick McGovern
LSE Department of Sociology.
Research interests: economic sociology, especially the sociology of work and labour markets, and international migration.

Dr Abigail McKnight

Associate Professorial Research Fellow, CASE.
Research interests: income inequality, earnings inequality, mobility, labour market disadvantage, low pay, social mobility, household wealth and debt.

Dr Joana Naritomi
Assistant Professor, Department of International Development Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and International Growth Centre, and CESifo Public Sector Economics Affiliate
Research interests: state capacity in developing countries, taxation, social insurance, crime 

Dr Berkay Ozcan                                                                                               Associate Professor of Social Policy.                                                                  Research interests: family demography; gender; fertility; labour market; inequality; quantitative methods;entrepreneurship    

Professor Anne Phillips
Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science.
Research interests: Inequality from a political theory perspective, with a special focus on gender inequalities.

Lucinda Platt                                                                                                      Professor of Social Policy and Sociology, Department of Social Policy              Research interests: Inequality, migration, ethnicity, gender, disability, social mobility, and identity.

Dr Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington                                                                      Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science                                                                                            Research interests: Psychology of Poverty, Egalitarianism, Inequality Perceptions, Socioeconomic Status, Decision-making, Political Psychology

Dr Waltraud Schelkle
Associate Professor of Political Economy at the European Institute.
Research interests: Macroeconomic stability and inequality, financial markets in welfare states.

Dr Hyun Bang Shin
Associate Professor of Geography and Urban Studies.
Research interests: Speculative urbanisation, the politics of gentrification and displacement, homeownership and asset inequalities.

Professor Fiona Steele
Professor in Statistics
Research interests: multilevel modelling and longitudinal data analysis, with applications in demography.

Professor Michael Storper
Associate Professor of Economic Geography, Department of Geography and Environment.
Research interests: cities and regions, economic development, economic geography, globalisation, technological change.

Dr Andrew Summers
Assistant Professor
Department of Law.
Research interests: tax law and policy; taxation of wealth; tax avoidance; political theories of inequality.

Dr Chana Teeger
Assistant Professor
Department of Methodology.
Research interests: inequality, race, education, transitional justice, collective memory, elites, South Africa.

Dr Milena Tsvetkova
Assistant Professor, Department of Methodology.
Research interests: inequality as an emergent phenomenon; inequality in social groups; cumulative advantage; experimental methods; computational methods; network analysis.

Dr Polly Vizard
Associate Professorial Research Fellow, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion
Research interests: inequality and poverty, the capability approach, rights-based approaches, social and public policy.

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