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I did a Sociology degree at City University as a mature student, completing in 1990, and then a PhD in the Department of Government at Essex University, finishing in 1995. I've been teaching in the Department since 1999.
I am Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy at Goldsmiths, and a Fellow of the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University. In 2010 I was Visiting Professor at the New School for Social Research, New York and Vincent Wright Professor at Sciences Po, Paris.
I am currently convening and teaching on 'Constructing Human Rights' on the MA in Human Rights, Culture and Social Justice, a third year core course, and a third year option 'Citizenship and Human Rights'. I also teach on the first year core course 'Modern Knowledge, Modern Power'.
I am currently supervising or co-supervising the following PhD students:
I have co-supervised the following PhD students to completion:
I am especially interested in supervising PhD students working on issues of cultural politics in relation to human rights, citizenship, social movements and media.
February 2012 - click HERE to listen to Kate Nash being interviewed about her research on BBC Radio 4
I am currently finishing 'The Political Sociology of Human Rights' which will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2015.
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