Criminology and Sociology Staff

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  • Rev Dr Carver Anderson

    Visiting Academic

    Rev Dr  Carver Anderson is a practical theologian and social scientist. As a qualified social worker, Dr Anderson has over 35 years’ experience at practitioner and senior management levels, working with individuals, families and communities plagued by multiple and complex challenges.

  • Professor Kehinde Andrews

    Professor of Black Studies

    Professor Kehinde Andrews is an academic, activist and author whose books include  Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21 st  Century  (2018). His first book was  Resisting Racism: Race, Inequality and the Black Supplementary School Movement  (2013).

  • Professor Imran Awan

    Professor of Criminology

    Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

  • Dr Yusef Bakkali

    Visiting Fellow in Sociology

    Growing up in Brixton, south London, from an early age Yusef became aware of injustice and inequality operating in society.

  • Dr Damian Breen

    Senior Lecturer in Criminology

    Damian is  currently a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Birmingham City University.  His  research interests are focused on exploring the public positioning of Muslim interests in British contexts. In particular,  his  research has focused on the ways that public debates around nationhood and national identity impact on...

  • Liam Brolan

    Lecturer in Criminology and First Year Tutor

    Liam Brolan is Lecturer in Criminology and 1 st  Year tutor at Birmingham City University.  Having completed both a BA (Hons) and MA in Criminology at Birmingham City University, Liam joined the department as a member of staff in 2014, working as a Visiting Lecturer.

  • Dr Samuel Burgum

    Lecturer in Sociology

    Dr Sam Burgum joined BCU in September 2020, where he leads and teaches on modules across Sociology. Drawing from critical pedagogy, he aims to foster an environment where students are active participants in learning - instead of passive consumers - and where education is a ‘practice of freedom’ (bell hooks).

  • Dr Dean Burnett

    Visiting Fellow

    Dr Dean Burnett is  a doctor of neuroscience who has forged a successful career as a bestselling international author, popular speaker and media contributor. 

  • Dr Kate Carruthers Thomas

    Senior Research Fellow / BCU Athena SWAN Project Manager

    Dr Kate  Carruthers Thomas  has worked in higher education since 1999, primarily as a Widening Participation programme manager, but undertook a full-time doctorate funded by the HEA in 2012, completing in 2016 at the age of 50.

  • Kusminder Chahal

    Senior Research Fellow, School Lead for Birmingham 2029

    Kusminder Chahal has worked as a social and community-based researcher in a variety of organisations and places locally, nationally and internationally. This has led to a passion for understanding lived experiences, how better to exchange research knowledge, inform practice and policy and work in partnership with people who...

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