Sixty-five leading social scientists conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

3 October 2019

3 October 2019, London: The Academy of Social Sciences is delighted to announce that it has conferred the award of Fellow on 65 leading social scientists.

The new Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the social sciences. They have been recognised after an extensive peer review process for the excellence and impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit. This includes substantial contributions and leadership in various fields, including higher education, social, economic and environmental policy, government, law, charitable foundations and think tanks.

The full list of Fellows (in alphabetical order by last name):

Professor Peter Ackers, Visiting Professor in the History of Industrial Relations, Loughborough University

Ms Tera Allas, Director of Research and Economics, McKinsey & Company

Professor Louise Arseneault, Professor of Developmental Psychology, Kings College London

Professor Mark Banks, Professor of Culture and Communication, University of Leicester

Mr Torsten Bell, Director, Resolution Foundation

Professor David Bell, Professor of Economics, University of Stirling

Professor Sonia Bhalotra, Professor of Economics, University of Essex

Professor Sarah Blandy, Professor of Law, University of Sheffield

Professor Annette Boaz, Professor of Health Care Research, St Georges,University of London & Kingston University

Professor Vikki Boliver, Professor of Sociology, Durham University

Professor Harriet Bulkeley, Professor, Durham University

Professor Michele Burman, Professor of Criminology and Head of the School of Social & Political Sciences, University of Glasgow

Professor Brian Castellani, Professor of Sociology, Durham University

Professor Jagjit Chadha, Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Dr Patrick Clarke, Director of Design, Planning and Economics, AECOM

Ms Samantha Clemens, Research Director, Ipsos MORI

Professor Feargal Cochrane, Professor of International Conflict Analysis, Deputy Head of School and Director of the Conflict Analysis Research Centre, University of Kent

Professor Neil Crosby, Professor of Real Estate, University of Reading

Professor Nick Crossley, Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester

Professor Emeritus Robert Cuthbert, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education Management, University of the West of England

Professor Helen Dickinson, Professor of Public Service Management, University of New South Wales

Professor Claire Dunlop, Professor of Public Policy, University of Exeter

Professor Peter Elias, Professor at the Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick

Professor Linda Evans, Professor of Education, University of Manchester

Professor Sharon Gewirtz, Professor of Education, Kings College London

Professor Rachel Gibson, Professor of Political Science, University of Manchester

Professor Barry Godfrey, Professor of Social Justice, University of Liverpool

Professor Ivor Goodson, Professor of Learning Theory, University of Brighton

Mr Guy Goodwin, Chief Executive, NATCEN

Professor Simon Hackett, Professor of Child Abuse and Neglect and Deputy Provost, Durham University

Emeritus Professor Robin Hambleton, Emeritus Professor, University of the West of England

Professor Rosie Harding, Professor of Law and Society, University of Birmingham

Professor Penelope Harvey, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester

Professor John Hassard, Professor of Organisational Analysis, University of Manchester

Professor Veronica Hope Hailey, University Vice President and Dean of the School of Management, University of Bath

Professor Martin Innes, Director of the Crime and Security Research Institute, Cardiff University

Professor Paul Jackson, Professor of African Politics and Director of Research in the College of Social Sciences, University of Birmingham

Professor John Kelly, Professor of Industrial Relations, Birkbeck, University Of London

Professor Robert Lee, Professor of Law, University of Birmingham

Professor Martin Lodge, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, London School of Economics & Political Science

Professor Becky P Y Loo, Department Head and Professor, University of Hong Kong

Professor Colette McAuley, Chair and Professor of Social Work, University of Bradford

Professor Morag McDermont, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, University of Bristol

Professor Petra Meier, Professor of Public Health, University of Sheffield

Professor Elizabeth Meins , Professor of Psychology, University of York

Professor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, Kings College London

Professor Melinda Mills, Nuffield Professor of Sociology & Director Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, University of Oxford

Professor Peter Moizer, Professor of Accounting & Executive Dean, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds

Professor Davide Nicolini, Professor of Organisation Studies, University of Warwick

Professor Paul Nightingale, Professor of Strategy, University of Sussex and Director of Strategy and Operations, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Professor Henrietta O’Connor, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of the College of Social Sciences, University of Leicester

Professor Jacqueline O’Reilly, Professor of Comparative Human Resource Management, University of Sussex

Professor David Parsons, Professor of Policy Research and Evaluation Studies, Leeds Beckett University

Professor Edward Peck, Vice-Chancellor, Nottingham Trent University

Professor Jo Richardson, Professor of Housing and Social Inclusion, De Montford University

Professor Jill Rubery, Professor of Comparative Employment Systems, University of Manchester

Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor, University Of Buckingham

Professor Elena Semino, Professor of Linguistics and Verbal Art, Lancaster University

Professor Falko Sniehotta, Director, Newcastle University

Professor Veronica Strang, Director of the Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University

Dr Lígia Teixeira, Chief Executive, Centre for Homelessness Impact

Professor Peter Wade, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester

Professor Jim Watson, Professor of Energy Policy, University College London (UCL)

Professor Lisa Webley, Professor of Law and Head of Law School, University of Birmingham

Professor Hua Zhu, Professor of Applied Linguistics and Communication, Birkbeck, University Of London



Notes to editors:

About the Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences is the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences. Its mission is to promote social science in the United Kingdom for the public benefit. The Academy is composed of over 1300 individual Fellows, 44 Member Learned Societies, and a number of affiliates. Together, this body of organisations includes some 90,000 social scientists. Fellows are distinguished scholars and professional practitioners from academia and the public and private sectors. Most learned societies in the social sciences in the UK are represented within the Academy. The Campaign for Social Science is an integral part of the Academy.

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