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 Who's Who at LSE Sociology

Sociology Hub Office Hours

Term time: Monday - Friday, 9:30-4:30.

Outside of term time: Monday-Friday, 9:30-12:30 and 1:30-4:30


Please note that the Sociology Hub is sometimes closed for team or department meetings during our published opening hours. If this is the case, we will provide information on alternative ways to contact us.

Academic staff

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Accominotti, Fabien (Dr)
Assistant Professor in Sociology
Room STC S206
020 7955 7523

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Suki Ali

Ali, Suki (Dr)
Associate Professor in Sociology
On research leave 2018-19
Room STC S307
020 7852 3781

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Robin Archer

Archer, Robin (Dr)
Associate Professor (Reader) in Political Sociology
Room STC S114a
020 7955 7944 

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Tina Basi

Basi, Tina (Dr)
Guest Teacher (LT 2019)

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Chetan Bhatt 2018

Bhatt, Chetan (Professor)
Professor of Sociology
Room STC S107
020 7955 6262 

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LSE Experts 

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Brice, Jeremy (Dr)
LSE Fellow in Economic Sociology
Room STC S104
020 7107 5007

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Burdett, Ricky (Professor)
Professor of Urban Studies, Director of LSE Cities and Urban Age
Room FAW 8.01J (formerly Tower 2)
020 7955 7706

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LSE Experts
LSE Cities

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Çubukçu, Ayça (Dr)
Associate Professor in Human Rights, Co-Director of LSE Human Rights
Room STC S113
020 7955 6787

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Diaz de Leon Cardena, Alejandra (Dr)
Research Officer
Room STC S308

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Nigel Dodd

Dodd, Nigel (Professor)
Professor of Sociology, Head of Department
Room STC S106
020 7955 7571

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LSE Experts 

Rebecca Elliott

Elliott, Rebecca (Dr)
Assistant Professor
Room STC S211
020 7955 6951

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Janet Foster

Foster, Janet (Dr)
Associate Professor in Sociology

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LSE Experts

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Friedman, Sam (Dr)
Associate Professor in Sociology
Room STC S216
020 7955 6969

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Carrie Friese

Friese, Carrie (Dr)
Associate Professor in Sociology
Room STC S213
020 7955 7984

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LSE Experts

Ioanna-Gouseti 2018

Gouseti, Ioanna (Dr)
Course Tutor
Room STC S105a
020 7107 5560

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Hall, Suzanne (Dr)
Associate Professor in Sociology, Co-Director of the Cities Programme
Room STC S212
020 7955 7056

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LSE Experts
Cities Programme

Ursula Henz

Henz, Ursula (Dr)
Associate Professor in Social Research Methods
Room STC 100B
020 7955 6139 

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LSE Experts

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Holmes, Tarquin (Dr)
Research Officer
Room STC S108

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Bridget Hutter

Hutter, Bridget (Professor)
Chair of Risk Regulation at LSE
On research leave MT 2018 and LT 2019
Room STC S119E
020 7955 7287

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LSE Experts


Katz, Irit (Dr)
Course Tutor (Cities Programme)

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Klett-Davies, Martina (Dr)
Guest Teacher

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Monika Krause

Krause, Monika (Dr)
Assistant Professor in Sociology, Co-Director of LSE Human Rights
Room STC S207
020 7955 7283

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David Madden (1)

Madden, David (Dr)
Associate Professor in Sociology, Co-Director of the Cities Programme
Room STC S209
020 7955 6593

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Cities Programme

Pat McGovern

McGovern, Patrick (Dr)
Associate Professor (Reader) in Sociology
Room STC S110
020 7955 6653

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LSE Experts

Michael McQuarrie

McQuarrie, Michael (Dr)
Associate Professor in Sociology
Room STC S217a
020 7955 7373

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LSE Experts

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Moon, Claire (Dr)
Associate Professor in Sociology
On research leave January 2018 - October 2019

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LSE Experts

Clive Nwonka 2017

Nwonka, Clive (Dr)
LSE Fellow in Film Studies
STC S105
020 7955 6837

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Ozoliņa, Liene (Dr)
Course Tutor
Room STC S104
020 7107 5007

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Paidipaty, Poornima (Dr)
LSE Fellow in Inequalities
STC 313


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Patel, Ian (Dr)
BJS LSE Fellow in Human Rights
Room STC S114
020 7955 7964

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Salem, Sara (Dr)
Assistant Professor in Sociology
Room STC S218
020 7852 3712

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Mike Savage

Savage, Mike (Professor)
Martin White Professor of Sociology
PAN.8.01H (formerly Tower 1)
020 7955 7356

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LSE Experts 

Don Slater

Slater, Don (Dr)
Associate Professor (Reader) in Sociology
Room STC S310
020 7849 4653

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LSE Experts

Charis Thompson

Thompson, Charis (Professor)
Professor of Sociology
Room STC S102
020 7955 6729

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Tonkiss, Fran (Professor)
Professor of Sociology, Deputy Head of Department
Room STC S205
020 7955 6601

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Judy Wajcman 2016

Wajcman, Judy (Professor)
Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology
Room STC S203

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LSE Experts  



Badcock, Christopher (Dr)

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Barker, Eileen (Professor) OBE, FBA
Room STC S115

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LSE Experts


Giddens, Anthony (Professor Lord)

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Frances Heidensohn

Heidensohn, Frances (Professor)
Visiting Professor
Mannheim Centre for Criminology

Room STC S115

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Husbands, Christopher (Reader)

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LSE Experts


Rock, Paul (Professor)
Room STC S115

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LSE Experts 

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Sklair, Leslie (Professor)
Room STC S115

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LSE Experts



Calhoun, Craig (Professor) 
Centennial Professor


Woody Powell

Powell, Walter (Woody) (Professor) 
Centennial Professor



Professional services staff

Kalynka Bellman

Bellman, Kalynka 
MPhil/PhD Programme Manager
Room STC S103
020 7955 7708 

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Dharmaseelan, Nishanth
Service Delivery Administrator
Room STC S119B
020 7107 5029

Maddie Giles

Giles, Maddie
Communications and Events Officer
Room STC S116


Anna Johnston

Johnston, Anna Livia
Knowledge Exchange and Impact Officer
Room STC S119A
020 7955 6828

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Khan, Shakila
MSc Programme Manager: Human Rights; Economy, Risk and Society; Political Sociology
Room STC S116
020 7955 7288

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Killin, Leon
Student Engagement and Experience Coordinator
Room STC 116
020 7107 7309

Louisa Lawrence

Lawrence, Louisa
Department Manager
Room STC S119C
020 7849 4938

Clara Lyons

Lyons, Clara
Undergraduate Programme Manager
Room STC S116
020 7106 1426

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Patterson, Kylie
MSc Programme Manager: City Design and Social Science; Culture and Society; Sociology; Inequalities and Social Science
Room STC S116
020 7107 5112

Research students

Al-Maadeed, Eman
Qatari Women’s practices, mobilities and free spaces in London

Amini, Babak 
A comparative study of workers’ control (1917-1921)

Baliga, Anitra
Making space for change: negotiating Mumbai’s urban land market

Beecham, Nell
A Suitable Match: A study of Cultural Production in Silicon Valley 

Concha Mendez, Paz Maria Eduarda
The Curation of the Street Food Scene in London

De Coss Corzo, Julio Alejandro
Making urban waters: state, nature, citizenship and expertise in the infrastructural politics of water production and valuation in Mexico City (1941-2016)

Fercovic Cerda, Malik
Becoming elites? The experience of long-range upward mobility in contemporary Chile

Gokmenoglu, Birgan
Social movements and political parties in Turkey

Gray, Selena
Sexually Exploited By My Boyfriend's Gang?

Hayes, Niamh
Trouble Seeing: Researching the production of visual knowledge and racial knowledge in ‘new’ and ‘old’ archive

Hecht, Katharina
A sociological analysis of economic inequality at the top end of the income distribution

James, Daniel
Modernity’s Empty Graveyard: A Study of Argentina’s Parque de la Memoria

Javed, Umair
Profit, Power, and Patronage: Bazaar Politics in Urban Pakistan

Kolbe, Kristina
Performing 'interculture' - Issues of inequality, difference and distinction in contemporary music production in Berlin

Kramer, Maria
Making “Healthy Families”: Kin Marriage and Genetic Risk in Contemporary Turkey

Li, Gordon
Stratification of Music Taste in Urban China

Lieutaud, Marion
Gendering Mixedness: a quantitative approach to inequalities in transnational families

Littlejohn, Naomi Maya
Post-16 Engagement and Achievement in inner-City London

Loup, Sophie
How organisations change the concept of international development: a comparison of consultancies and non-profit organisations in the UK

Mallett, Victoria
Informal Nominating Networks in American Local Elections

Matczak, Anna
Understandings of punishment and justice in the narratives of lay Polish people

McArthur, Daniel 
Inequality, economic position, and stigmatising stereotypes about people in poverty 

Naamneh, Haneen
Law and sociology in post-1967 Jerusalem

Osborne-Carey, Cassian
Sharing and the Digital Public Sphere: A critical analysis of political practice on Facebook

Pedersen, Linda Lund
On the Ambiguity of Attachment: The Danish Alien Act and Family Migration in a Time of Anti-Immigration Politics

Rong, A
Green Defenders in China: A ‘Better’ Society? A Research on Chinese Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations

Schwoerer, Lili
Inclusivity and feminist knowledges in the ‘global market for Higher Education’ – a case study of English universities

Sloane, Mona
Ethnography of Spatial Design Practice

Thornbury, Paul
The Social Construction of Boundaries in Military Private Security

Traill, Helen 
Community as idea and practice: tensions and consequences for urban community growing projects in Glasgow 

Tsang, Ling Tung
Lost in the Shadow: Investigating Racial Identities, Performativity and Ideologies of the Chinese Sporting Body

Upton-Hansen, Christopher Hover 
The Financialization of the Art Market

Vogkli, Maria-Christina
The Homeless City: Urban Space and Vulnerability in Athens and London (working title) 

Wall, Ed
PhD / Public space, master plans, daily routines, London

Wang, Yan
Welfare Delivery and State Legitimacy

Yang, Ka Ho
Dreaming of Nowhere: Class Identities and Place Belonging in Public Housing Estate in Hong Kong

Academic visitors

Bordonaro, Elettra (Dr)
Visiting Fellow (Configuring Light project)

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Buehler, Martin (Dr)
Visiting Fellow

Dobeson, Alexander (Dr)
Visiting Fellow

Glucksmann, Miriam (Professor)
Visiting Professor

Roberts, Ronald Suresh
Visiting Senior Fellow