Our people

Here is a listing of our people, you can search by their name or their research interests.

Marco Antonsich

Marco Antonsich

Geography and Environment

Nation in the age of migration. Everyday nationhood. Italy.

Catherine Armstrong

Catherine Armstrong

International Relations, Politics and History

Perceptions of landscape and identity in colonial North America.

Alan Bairner

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Sport and national identities, national identity and landscape, nationalism in Ireland and Scotland.

Michael Billig

Michael Billig

Communication and Media

Banal nationalism.

Ruoning Chen

Communication and Media

Digital nationalism, Chinese social media.

Yiting Chen

Communication and Media

Media and nation, China.

Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism and Global Modernity.

Alexandre Christoyannopoulos

Alexandre Christoyannopoulos

International Relations, Politics and History

Politics and religion, critical perspectives on nation-states.

Clelia Clini

Clelia Clini

Institute for Media and Creative Industries

Media and migration, diaspora, (trans)national belonging, Indian nationalism and popular cinema, postcolonial studies.

John Downey

John Downey

Communication and Media

Public sphere, comparative, media analysis.

Helen Drake

Helen Drake

Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance

'Brits' in France; the French in the UK; cross-Channel migration; (Im)migration and the UK today; the EU and migration.

Richard Giulianotti

Richard Giulianotti

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Sport, globalization, development, peace.

Clare Hutton

Clare Hutton

School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Literary nationalism in Ireland, particularly in relation to Yeats, Joyce, and 1886-1922.

Populism, Greek politics, social movements, European radical left.

Ruth Kinna

Ruth Kinna

International Relations, Politics and History

Socialism and patriotism; transnationalism in anarchism; anarchism, nationalism, anti-militarism and war.

Thoralf Klein

Thoralf Klein

International Relations, Politics and History

Transnationalism, nationalism, media representation, China.

Yunyi Liao

Communication and Media

Nation branding, visual culture, media audiences, everyday life, gender.

Joseph Maguire

Joseph Maguire

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Inter-civilisational relations, Olympics and mega-events, migration, media and national identity, sport and development.

Liz Mavroudi

Geography and Environment

Diasporas, identities and nation-building; nationalism and schooling.

Marsha Meskimmon

Marsha Meskimmon

Geography and Environment

Cosmopolitanism, the ‘national’ dimension within contemporary art’s global networks.

Sabina Mihelj

Sabina Mihelj

Communication and Media

Media and nationalism, nationalism and globalization, religious nationalism, Eastern Europe.

Line Nyhagen

Line Nyhagen

Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy

Citizenship and identities, religion, gender, migration and ethnic relations, social movements, feminism, Norway, UK.

Christina Oelgemoller

Christina Oelgemoller

International Relations, Politics and History

Juridico-political expressions of nationalism/belonging in South-North discourses.

Alena Pfoser

Alena Pfoser

Communication and Media

Social and cultural memory, borders, national identity, Eastern Europe.

Catherine Rees

School of Design and Creative Arts

Theatre texts in national contexts, adaptation, translation and nation, Irish national identity, globalization.

Nathan Ritchie

Nathan Ritchie

Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy

Indian Partition; migration; memory; national identity; mass media.

Daniel Sage

Daniel Sage

School of Business and Economics

National identity and organisations.

Michael Skey

Michael Skey

Communication and Media

National belonging, globalisation, sociology of everyday life, media events and rituals, mediatization, sport and discourse theory.

Taku Tamaki

Taku Tamaki

International Relations, Politics and History

Japanese national identity construction; Construction of Japanese Self / Asian Otherness; the persistent myth of Japanese uniqueness.

Cristian Tileaga

Cristian Tileaga

Communication and Media

Nations and prejudice, social representations of national history.

Brigita Valantinaviciute

Brigita Valantinaviciute

Communication and Media

Memory and nation.

Iris Wigger

Iris Wigger

Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy

Racism and nationalism in the West, imperialism and modernity, intersectionalities with 'race', gender, and class, right-wing extremism.