Ethnic Inequalities

In this seminar, our academics explore the many facets of ethnic inequalities in the Covid-19 pandemic, from health to education and examine how the pandemic may provide opportunities for change within governments, institutions and society.

Find out more about our researchers:

Bridget Byrne

Bridget is a Professor of Sociology and Director of CoDE (Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity). She is a co-author of Ethnicity, Race and Inequality in the UK: State of the Nation, published in April 2020 and available as an Open Access download. The book explores what progress has been made, identifies those areas where inequalities remain stubbornly resistant to change, and asks how our thinking around race and ethnicity has changed in an era of Islamophobia, Brexit and an increasingly diverse population.

James Nazroo

James is Professor of Sociology at The University of Manchester, researching inequalities in relation to later life, ethnicity and race, and health. He is a co-author of Ethnicity, Race and Inequality in the UK: State of the Nation, published in April 2020 and available as an Open Access download. The book explores what progress has been made, identifies those areas where inequalities remain stubbornly resistant to change, and asks how our thinking around race and ethnicity has changed in an era of Islamophobia, Brexit and an increasingly diverse population.

Gary Younge

Gary Younge joined as a Professor of Sociology in 2020 from The Guardian, where he was a columnist and editor-at-large. His most recent work has focussed on youth violence, relating to shootings in the United States, where he was The Guardian correspondent for 12 years, and knife crime in Britain.

Karis Campion

Karis is a research associate at the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) exploring ethnic inequality in higher education.

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