UK’s Academy of Social Sciences Names 47 Fellows for Spring 2022

On March 1 Britain’s Academy of Social Sciences conferred fellowships on 47 social scientists selected through an independent peer review. This spring cohort joins the more than 1,400 existing fellows drawn from academia and the public, private and third sectors.

The academy, the United Kingdom’s national body for academics, practitioners and learned societies in the social sciences, includes as social sciences the disciplines of anthropology; business, finance & management; development studies; economics; economic & social history; education; human geography; law; planning; politics; regional studies; sociology; social policy; social psychology; social statistics & methodologies.

Lynn Ang | Professor of early childhood education, University College London

Neil Chakraborti | Professor of criminology, University of Leicester

Ha-Joon Chang | Professor of political economy of development, University of Cambridge

William Clark | Distinguished professor of geography and statistics, University of California Los Angeles

Matthew Cole | Professor of environmental economics, University of Birmingham

Fiona Copland | Professor of TESOL and associate dean research, University of Stirling

Feyisa Demie | Honorary professor of education, Durham University

Kavita Datta | Professor of development geography, Queen Mary University of London

Esther Dermott | Professor of sociology and social policy, University of Bristol

Pauline Dixon | Professor of international development and education, Newcastle University

Miatta Fahnbulleh | Chief executive, New Economics Foundation

Susan Fainstein | Senior research fellow in the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard University

John Field | Retired reader in cognitive approaches to second language skills, University of Bedfordshire

Edward Fieldhouse | Professor of social and political science, University of Manchester

Robert Ford | Professor of political science, University of Manchester

Glenn Fulcher | Professor of education and language assessment, University of Leicester

Peter Fussey | Professor of sociology, University of Essex

Paula Giliker | Professor of comparative law, University of Bristol

Penelope Green | Professor of law and globalisation, Queen Mary University of London

Damian Grimshaw | Professor of employment studies, King’s College London

Philip Haynes | Professor of public policy, University of Brighton

Geraldine Healy | Professor emeritus of employment relations, Queen Mary University of London

Nola Hewitt-Dundas | Pro-vice-chancellor and professor of innovation, management and policy, Queen’s University Belfast

Klaus Hubacek | Professor of science and technology studies, University of Groningen

Patricia Hynes | Professor of social justice, Sheffield Hallam University

Misa Izuhara | Professor of social policy, University of Bristol

Rodney Jones | Professor of sociolinguistics, University of Reading

Tatia Lee | Professor and chair of psychological science and clinical psychology, The University of Hong Kong

David Ley | Emeritus professor of geography, University of British Columbia

Cathy McIlwaine | Vice dean for research, faculty of social science and public policy and professor of geography, King’s College London

Chris Millward | Professor of practice in education policy, University of Birmingham

Richard Murphy | Professor of accounting, The University of Sheffield

Polly Neate CBE | Chief executive, Shelter

Martin Orrell | Director of the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham

Lesley Palmer | Chief architect, Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling

Jenny Pickerill | Professor in environmental geography, The University of Sheffield

Kate Pickett | Professor of epidemiology, University of York

Jennie Popay | Distinguished professor of sociology and public health, Lancaster University

Erika Rackley | Professor of law, University of Kent

Allen Scott | Distinguished research professor, Department of Geography and Public Policy, University of California Los Angeles

Lisa Scullion | Professor of social policy, University of Salford

Katherine Smith | Professor of public health policy, University of Strathclyde

Lynda Taylor | Visiting professor of assessment, CRELLA, University of Bedfordshire

Athina Vlachantoni | Professor of gerontology and social policy, University of Southampton

Jackline Wahba OBE | Professor of economics, University of Southampton

Tracey Warren | Professor of sociology, University of Nottingham

Joanna Wilde | Consultant organisation psychologist

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Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Science’s mission is to promote social sciences in the United Kingdom for the public benefit. The academy is composed of individual academicians and learned societies; it responds to government and other consultations on behalf of the social science community, organizes meetings about social science and seminars on topics that span social science disciplines, and sponsors a number of efforts that promote social science and enhance its value to society.

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