Founding Director

Dr Stavroula Pipyrou (Social Anthropology): European Minorities, Refugees, Displaced Populations (especially children), Governance, Humanitarianism.

Assistant Directors

Dr Emma Frances Bond (Modern Languages): Contemporary Transnational Migration, Border Literatures.

Dr Nissa Finney (Human Geography): Ethnic Minorities, Race, Migration, Minorities (Europe), Inequalities.

Dr Gurchathen Sanghera (International Relations): Human Rights, Race and Ethnicity (UK), Minorities, Children and Violence (India).

Advisory Board

Professor Alex Baldacchino (Medicine): Substance Misuse Problems, Physical and Psychological Comorbid Conditions, Minimising risk.

Sandra Fernandez (PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology): Postcolonial Studies, Power and Citizenship, Hybridity, Mechanisms of Social Change.

Kathryn Fredricks (PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology): Italian Colonialism, Eritrean Diaspora, Migrants and Refugees, Wellbeing.

Dr Mattia Fumanti (Social Anthropology): Youth and Popular Culture (Africa and UK), Mental Health, Refugees and Asylum Seekers, Diaspora and Transnationalism, Citizenship.

Dr Paloma Gay y Blasco (Social Anthropology): Gypsies (Europe), Marginality, Adoption, Refugees, Gender, Collaboration.

Professor Caroline Humfress (History): Comparative History of Law and Legal Practice from Late Antiquity to the Present Day, History of Empires, Early Christian and Ecclesiastical Law.

Dr Konrad Lawson (History): War Crimes, Political Retribution, Post-Colonial Histories.

Dr Alan Marshall (Human Geography):  Health inequalities, Population ageing, Neighbourhood, Cross-national comparisons, Longitudinal analysis, Population projections and small area estimation.

Dr Fiona McCallum (International Relations): Minority Rights, Church-State Relations, Christian-Muslim Conflict, Interfaith Dialogue, Diasporic Humanitarian and Political Activism (UK).

Dr Kim McKee (Human Geography): Housing and Urban Governance, Housing inequalities (Social, Spatial and Generational), Low-Income Neighbourhoods, Social Policy in Scotland Post-Devolution.

Dr Jeffrey Murer (International Relations): Ethnic Conflict (UK and Europe), Communal Violence, Terrorism, Youth Mobilization, Multiethnic Relations, Right-Wing Politics.

Dr Damien Williams (Medicine): Violence and Violence Prevention, Health Promotion and Equity, Community Development.