Dr Samuel Burgum

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Senior Lecturer in Sociology

School of Social Sciences

Sam is principal investigator on the ESRC-funded ‘Narrow Margins’ project, focusing on the criminalization of trespass and the squeeze upon marginalised communities in England and Wales.

Before working at BCU, Sam was previously been funded by the Leverhulme Trust to explore squatting in London (University of Sheffield) and by the ESRC to research Occupy London (University of Warwick). He has also held teaching posts at York, Warwick, and Newcastle, as well as a research position at the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Sam completed his ESRC-funded PhD (Sociology) at the University of Warwick in January 2016, later publishing this research as his first monograph: ‘Occupying London: Post-Crash Resistance and the Limits of Possibility’ (Routledge).

Areas of Expertise
Postgraduate Supervision
Media Work
Work With Industry
Links and Social Media