Monday, 30 September 2013

New appointments in Criminology and Sociology

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff members.  Dr Mwenda Kailemia has joined us as a Lecturer in Criminology.  His PhD thesis focused on the ground level policing of the impact of transnational migration after the expansion of the European Union.  Mwenda will be leading our level two module, 'Policing and the Police'.  His wider research interests are in transnational security, policing governance, and anti-terrorism in emerging economies.

Dr Ala Sirriyeh will take up her post as Lecturer in Sociology later this month.  Ala's PhD research has been published as Inhabiting borders: a study of 16-25 year old refugee women's narratives of home.  Ala has research interests in migration, identities, cities, and personal relationships.  She will be contributing to a
range of teaching on the sociology programme, including
our introductory module, 'Social inequalities in the contemporary world'.     

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