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Professor Dennis Smith

We are very sad to inform you that Dennis Smith, Emeritus Professor in Sociology and former Head of the Department of Social Sciences, has died. Dennis was previously the Vice-President of the European Sociological Association and the editor of Current Sociology from 2002-2010.

Our sincere condolences go to Dennis’ family. We know that many colleagues on campus knew Dennis well and our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. 

If you’re a member of staff, the Employee Assistance Programme is available to provide support to you if you need it. If you would find comfort in the Chaplaincy, you can contact them on 01509 223741 or emailing