Meet the team at the Department of Social Anthropology.
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Dr Anna Balazs
Dr Bridget Bradley
Lecturer in Social Anthropology
Dr Vindhya Buthpitiya
Conflict, Civil War, Nationalism, Resistance, State, Citizenship, Visual Culture, Photography, Cinema, Film, Sri Lanka
Dr Tony Crook
Dr Melissa Demian
Socio-legal studies; legal and colonial history; disputing systems; gender; space; temporality; property theory; kinship; cooperatives and mutualism; Pacific ethnography.
Dr Sean Field
Director of Policy
Economic Anthropology; Ethics; Energy; Finance; Resource Extraction; Economic Geography; Ethnography; Quantitative Methods
Dr Mattia Fumanti
Dr Paloma Gay y Blasco
Prof Mark Harris
Professor of Historical Anthropology
Dr Mette High
Director of the Centre for Energy Ethics
Energy ethics and climate change, economic and religious life.
Dr Richard Irvine
Religious life; rationalisation, disenchantment, and unknowing; environmental change; and the relationship between human life and deep time in the UK and Mongolia.
Dr Aimee Joyce
History, Borderlands, Hauntology, Trauma, Death and the dead, Material Culture, Religious Pluralism, Genealogy, Heritage and Post-Conflict societies.
Dr Daniel Knight
History and Anthropology, Economic Anthropology, Anthropology of the Future, Anthropology of Crisis, Time and Temporality, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, Modern Greece, European (especially Balkan and Mediterranean) Anthropology, Michel Serres
Dr Karen Lane
Evening Degree Co-ordinator (Social Anthropology)
Urban anthropology; anthrozoology; anthropology of performance, literature and the senses
Prof Christos Lynteris
Professor of Medical Anthropology
Medical Anthropology, Medical History, Epidemics, Zoonosis, Plague, Global Health, Epistemology, Medical Visual Culture, Colonial Medicine, Multispecies Anthropology
Dr Caroline Mburu
Research Fellow (Developing Effective Rodent Control Strategies to Reduce Disease Risk)
Dr Cecilia McCallum
Professorial Fellow in Amerindian Studies
Dr Patrick O'Hare
UKRI Future Leaders Fellow
Dr Stavroula Pipyrou
Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology
Political Anthropology, Minorities, Displacement, Equality and Diversity, Children, Governance, Civil Society, Violence and Crime, Cold War, Silence, Performance and Dance, Death, Italy, Greece, Brazil, Turkey
Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova
Marie Curie Fellow
Dr Jules Skotnes-Brown
Dr Emilka Skrzypek
Lecturer in Energy Ethics
resource extraction, stakeholder engagement, mining, Papua New Guinea, social impacts, Melanesia