John  Solomos Author of Evaluating Organization Development

John Solomos

John Solomos is Professor of Sociology and Head of Department at the University of Warwick. He has researched and written widely on the history and contemporary forms of race and ethnic relations in Britain, theories of race and racism, the politics of race, equal opportunity policies, multiculturalism and social policy, race and football, and racist movements and ideas. His most recent books are Race, Multiculture and Social Policy (Palgrave Macmillan 2013, co-author with Alice Bloch and Sarah

Subjects: Sociology


1973-76: University of Sussex: BA (Hons) in Politics, School of Social Sciences, 1st Class
1976-79: University of Sussex: ESRC-supported graduate student, Graduate School in Arts and Social Sciences. DPhil in Politics, awarded in May 1980

Current Appointment
2013-: Professor of Sociology and Head of Department, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick

Previous Appointments
2001-13: Professor of Sociology, City University London
1998-2001: Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, London South Bank University
1994-98: Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Southampton
1992-94: Reader in Public Policy, Dept of Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck College
1987-90: Lecturer in Public Policy, Dept of Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck College
1984-87: Research Fellow, ESRC Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick
1980-84: Research Associate, ESRC Research Unit on Ethnic Relations, University of Aston

Professional Recognition
Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Sociology of race and racism
    Race and politics
    Multiculturalism and social policy
    Sociology of human rights


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