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Social Work and Social Policy researchers come from three University departments – the Department of Social Sciences, the Department of Arts and the Department of Social work, Education and Community Wellbeing. Find out more about our staff below. 



Oluwagbenga Akinlabi
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Dr Oluwagbenga Akinlabi

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Helen Atkin
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Dr Helen Atkin

Assistant Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

Ariane Basthard-Bogain
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Ariane Basthard-Bogain

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Inge Boudewijn
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Dr Inge Boudewijn

Research Fellow

Geography and Environmental Sciences

Sarah Bowman
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Dr Sarah Bowman

Assistant Professor

Arts

Toby Brandon
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Prof Toby Brandon

Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

Donna Carlyle
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Donna Carlyle

Lecturer

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

Mark Cieslik
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Dr Mark Cieslik

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Edmund Coleman-Fountain
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Dr Edmund Coleman-Fountain

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Ian Cook

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Siobhan Daly

Associate Professor

Social Sciences

Pam Davies
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Prof Pam Davies

Professor

Social Sciences

Greta Defeyter
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Prof Greta Defeyter

Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

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Dr Tom Disney

Assistant Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

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Roger Domeneghetti

Assistant Professor

Arts

Paul Dresser
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Dr Paul Dresser

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Wendy Dyer

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Helena Farrand Carrapico
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Prof Helena Farrand Carrapico

Professor

Social Sciences

Stephanie Fohring
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Dr Stephanie Fohring

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

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Sarah Foster

Lecturer

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

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Dr Rebecca Frilund

VC Fellow

Geography and Environmental Sciences

Maria Aranzazu Gomez Arana
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Dr Maria Aranzazu Gomez Arana

Senior Lecturer

Social Sciences

Kristen Haack
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Dr Kirsten Haack

Associate Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Alexandra Hall

Associate Professor

Social Sciences

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Prof Irene Hardill

Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Jamie Harding

Senior Lecturer

Social Sciences

Oliver Hensengerth
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Dr Oliver Hensengerth

Associate Professor

Geography and Environmental Sciences

Elizabeth Hoult
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Prof Elizabeth Hoult

Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

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Dr Se Kwang Hwang

Assistant Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

Adele Irving
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Adele Irving

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Leonie Jackson
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Dr Leonie Jackson

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Danna-Mechelle Lewis
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Dr Danna-Mechelle Lewis

VC Senior Fellow

Social Sciences

Ruth Lewis
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Dr Ruth Lewis

Associate Professor

Social Sciences

Ali Malik
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Dr Ali Malik

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Alison McInnes
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Dr Alison McInnes

Associate Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

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Dr Anna McLean

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Gabriel Moreno-Esparza

Assistant Professor

Arts

Andy Mullen
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Dr Andy Mullen

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Eileen Oak

Assistant Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

Gavin Oxburgh
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Prof Gavin Oxburgh

Professor

Social Sciences

Sarah Peck
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Dr Sarah Peck

Research Fellow

Geography and Environmental Sciences

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Dr Sarah Ralph-Lane

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Pauline Ramshaw

Associate Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Thomas Raymen

Associate Professor

Social Sciences

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Louise Ridley

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Ian Robson
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Dr Ian Robson

Associate Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

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Prof Michael Rowe

Professor

Social Sciences

Maria Ruiu
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Dr Maria Ruiu

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

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Prof Keith Shaw

Professor

Social Sciences

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Prof Sarah Soppitt

Professor

Social Sciences

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Dr Carole Southall

Assistant Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

Nathan Stephens-Griffin
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Dr Nathan Stephens-Griffin

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Carol Stephenson
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Dr Carol Stephenson

Associate Professor

Social Sciences

Kelly Stockdale
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Dr Kelly Stockdale

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Paul Stretesky
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Prof Paul Stretesky

Professor

Social Sciences

Claire Nicole Sutherland
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Prof Claire Nicole Sutherland

Professor

Social Sciences

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Prof Stephen Taylor

Professor

Geography and Environmental Sciences

Sharon Vincent, Reader in Child Welfare, Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, Northumbria University
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Dr Sharon Vincent

Associate Professor

Social Work Education Community Wellbeing

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Dr Samantha Walker

Lecturer

Social Sciences

Matthias Wienroth
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Dr Matthias Wienroth

VC Senior Fellow

Social Sciences

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Prof Simon Winlow

Professor

Social Sciences

Clare Wiper
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Dr Clare Wiper

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences


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