School of Social and Political Science

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Shaun Bevan Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Political Science Agenda-Setting,Public policy,interest groups,Public Opinion,political behaviour,Time Series Analysis,Event History Analysis,Measurement 2.13B Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 650 4128
Ross Bond Senior Lecturer in Sociology Ethnicity & 'race',Scotland,higher education,national identity,migration 5.08 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3919
Jan Eichhorn Senior Lecturer in Social Policy Subjective well-being,Political participation,Social capital,Social surveys,Multilevel analyses,Political Culture,Voting age reduction,Civic education,Economic policy,Unemployment 1.03 - 22 George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1382
Vernon Gayle Professor of Sociology and Social Statistics Social Stratification,Social statistics,Sociology of youth,Sociology of Education,Migration studies,Fertility,Sociology of Sport,Large and complex datasets,Social surveys,Administrative Data 3.08
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)1316504069
Ailsa Henderson Professor of Political Science political behaviour,political culture,Regionalism,voting and elections,comparative territorial politics,UK,Scotland,Quebec-Scotland comparisons,European values,Public opinion and Political attitudes 3.09 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1618
Alexander Janus Lecturer in Quantitative Sociology Inequality,Family Demography,Long-Term Care Policy,Family Policy,Longitudinal Data Analysis,Multilevel Analysis 6.20 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3965
Gitit Kadar-Satat Research Associate, Q-Step's Placements and Outreach Supervisor Sociology of Education,Social Stratification,Social Inequalities in Leisure and Time-Use,Quantitative analysis of large-scale surveys,Longitudinal Analysis,Mixed methods 4.12 Chrystal Macmillan Building
+44 (0)131 6511 503
Alison Koslowski Professor of Social Policy and Research Methods - Deputy Head of Social Policy Labour Market,Family Policy,care,fathers and fatherhood,surveys,Gender,Parental Leaves,circadian rhythms,sleep,basic income 2.05 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
John MacInnes Professor of Sociology; Associate Dean Quantitative Methods, CHSS Quantitative Methods,Research methodology,Social statistics,social demography,Population ageing,Fertility,Mortality,Gender Theory,Work-Life balance,Labour Market,National Identity,Scotland,Catalonia,Spain,Malawi 5.05 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3867
Alan Marshall Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods. Director of Quantitative Methods & Edinburgh Q-Step Centre. Programme Director Social Research MSc Policy,Health policy,Social Determinants of Health,disability,retirement,Population ageing,Demography 2.12C (enter through 2.12A) Chrystal Macmillan Building
George Square
+44 (0)131 6511462
Paul Norris Associate Dean of Progression, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Senior Lecturer in Social Policy Criminology,Quantitative Methods,Quantitative Research,comparative social policy,Policing,Prisons,International perspectives on imprisonment 3.01 St John's Land
Holyrood Road
+44 (0)131 6503922
Ugur Ozdemir Lecturer in Quantitative Political Science Comparative Political Behavior,Spatial Models of Elections,Quantitative Methods,Positive Political Theory 2.13c (Enter through 2.13a) Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3990
Lindsay Paterson Professor of Education Policy Sociology of Education,Scottish Politics,Quantitative Methods in Social Research,Education Policy 2.02
22 George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 6380
Michael Rosie Senior Lecturer in Sociology; Programme Director, Nationalism Studies The Sociology of Scotland,Secularisation,nationalism,Religious Identity,national identity,Nationalism and National Identity,Sectarianism,Politics and Religion,Loyalism,unionism 1.01
22 George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1651
Andrew Thompson Chair of Public Policy and Citizenship Quantitative Methods,Public policy,Citizenship,perception measurement,surveys,statistical analysis,involvement,Participation,European Union,Health policy 3.28 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1562
Valeria Skafida Lecturer in Social Policy - School Deputy Director of Quantitative Methods & Edinburgh Q-Step Centre Policy,Social capital,Anthropology of food,sociology of food,food,Public health,Children and Young People,Children and childhood,families,Social Stratification,Social Inequality,Nutrition,Quantitative Methods,Social surveys,Longitudinal Analysis,Social Determinants of Health,Sociology of health and illness,Health policy,Scotland 2.20 Chrystal Macmillan Building
0131 651 3215
Gil Viry Lecturer spatial mobility,Family relationship,space and spatiality,Social network analysis,life course research,Quantitative Methods 3.09
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 651 5768; Twitter: @gil_viry

Other Schools

Name Title School
Ruth King Professor School of Mathematics
Cristina Ianelli Professor of Education and Social Stratification; AQMeN Co-Director; Programme Director: MSc Educational Research Methods Moray House School of Education
Susan McVie Professor of Quantitative Criminology School of Law
Fiona O'Hanlon Chancellor's Fellow Moray House School of Education
Pamela Warner Reader in Medical Statistics Centre for Population Health Sciences