SPERI Associate Fellows

 

Rowland AtkinsonProfessor Rowland Atkinson

Research Chair in Inclusive Society, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Urban studies, sociology, geography and criminology.

Ian BacheProfessor Ian Bache

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: The politics and policy of wellbeing/quality of life; governance and public policy.

Dimitris BallasDr Dimitris Ballas

Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Economic geography; spatial dimensions of socio-economic polarisation and income and wealth inequalities; basic income policies and social justice; exploring geographies of happiness.

Jo BatesDr Jo Bates

Information School, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Critical data studies; political economy of data; data policy; open data; re-use of public sector information.

David BeelDr David Beel

Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Geography; governance; devolution and civil society.

Sarah BrownProfessor Sarah Brown

Department of Economics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Labour Economics; household finances; economics of education; health and wellbeing.

Simon BulmerProfessor Simon Bulmer

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Economic governance in the European Union; Germany and the EU; Britain and the EU; the political economy of Germany.

Hugo DobsonProfessor Hugo Dobson

School of East-Asian Studies, University of Sheffield

Research interests:  Japan’s role in international relations, multilateral organisations and global governance, especially the G8 and G20.

Georgios EfthyvoulouDr Georgios Efthyvoulou

Department of Economics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Political economics; international industrial economics; business finance; banking; applied econometrics.

Stephen FarrallProfessor Stephen Farrall

School of Law, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Thatcherism; crime; criminal justice; criminal justsice systems; social and economic policies.

Desiree FieldsDr Desiree Fields

Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Urban geography, financialization of housing, activism and community organizing, rent relations.

Liam FosterDr Liam Foster

Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Pensions; retirement planning; gender and ageing; funeral provision; death and social policy; active ageing; the political economy of ageing; social quality.

Andrew GeddesProfessor Andrew Geddes

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: International migration; public policy; European integration.

Pavlos GkasisDr Pavlos Gkasis

Business Administration and Economics Department of The International Faculty of The University of Sheffield, CITY College

Research interests: International economics; foreign direct investment; technological diffusion and knowledge/productivity spillovers; data envelopment analysis; international finance and political economy.

Thomas GoodfellowDr Tom Goodfellow

Department of Urban Studies and Planning, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Urban development and politics in the global South.

Maria GrassoDr Maria Grasso

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Political inequalities; political socialisation and political generations; generational change; young people’s politics; citizens’ experiences of the crisis; deprivation and political action; austerity and social movements.

Graham HarrisonProfessor Graham Harrison

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: African political economy; the World Bank; corruption; development strategy and policy; development campaigning; the political economy of humanitarian intervention.

Thomas HastingsDr Thomas Hastings

School of Management, University of Sheffield

Research interests:  Flexicurity and labour market policy within EU states.

Jason HeyesProfessor Jason Heyes

School of Management, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Labour policies and institutions; employment and social protection; vocational education and training; well-being at work; labour administration; comparative analysis of institutions; trade unions.

Andrew HindmoorProfessor Andrew Hindmoor

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Banking and finance; UK politics; governance.

John HobsonProfessor John Hobson

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: International Relations.

Andrew JohnstonProfessor Andrew Johnston

School of Law, University of Sheffield

Research interests:  Company Law; corporate governance; law & economics (especially institutional and heterodox); financial crisis; law & theories of money.

Martin JonesProfessor Martin Jones

Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Geographical political economy; urban and regional studies; neoliberalism; economic regulation and governance; local and regional economic and social development; labour market policy and politics.

Richard JonesProfessor Richard Jones

Department of Physics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Research and Innovation.

Allister-McGregor-120Professor Allister McGregor

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Wellbeing, poverty.

Alberto MontagnoliDr Alberto Montagnoli

Department of Economics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Financial economics; banking; macroeconomic influences on wellbeing.

katherine-morton-120Professor Katherine Morton

School of East-Asian Studies, University of Sheffield

Research interests: China’s International Relations; Non-Traditional Security; Global Governance; International Norms; Environment and Climate Change; the Role and Influence of Civil Society; Chinese Politics.

Kirsty NewsomeDr Kirsty Newsome

Sheffield University Management School

Research interests: Labour and global production, ‘labour of movement’ – work and employment in logistics and distribution, labour process theory, job quality.

Jonathan PerratonDr Jonathan Perraton

Department of Economics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: International macroeconomics.

Nicola PhillipsProfessor Nicola Phillips

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Global political economy; global economic governance; development and inequality; labour in global production; forced labour and human trafficking; migration and development.

Alexandra ProdromidouDr Alexandra Prodromidou

Business Administration and Economics Department, The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College

Research interests: Political Resistance and the Greek Crisis; Greek political economy and the crisis; politics of austerity; energy poverty and vulnerability in Greece; Greek-Turkish politics; Russian-EU energy security.

Peter RodgersDr Peter Rodgers

School of Management, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Informal work and informal entrepreneurship; regional economies and resilience: See http://www.project-resilience.co.uk; business-state relations in Russia and the former Soviet Union.

a-ruhmkorf-120Dr Andreas Rühmkorf

School of Law, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Corporate Social Responsibility and the law; global value chains; company law and corporate governance; German corporate governance.

SarantidesDr Vassilis Sarantides

Department of Economics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Voting behaviour; political cycles and the macroeconomy; democratization, democratic breakdown and stability; the political economy of income inequality; fiscal redistribution.

Hayley StevensonDr Hayley Stevenson

Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Green economy; sustainable development; food security; global environmental governance.

Tim VorleyDr Tim Vorley

School of Management, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Entrepreneurship; enterprise and regional economies.

Alan WalkerProfessor Alan Walker

Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Ageing and social policy; political economy of the welfare state; Chinese and East Asian social policy; social quality.

James-Wilsdon-120Professor James Wilsdon

Professor of Research Policy, Department of Politics
Director of Impact and Engagement, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield

Research interests: Evidence & expertise in policymaking; the politics and practice of scientific advice; interdisciplinarity, particularly between natural and social sciences; science, research and innovation policy in the UK, EU and China.