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Main Educational Qualifications


Main Educational Qualifications


BA First Class Honours, Queen's College, Oxford, PPE, 1967.


PhD, Sociology Department, Warwick University, 1990.

Thesis: ‘Labour and Politics in South Africa 1939-1964’.


Main Appointments



Main Appointments


Chairperson of the Department of Sociology of the University of Warwick since 2002.

Convenor of the MA in Social and Political Thought in the Department of Sociology at Warwick since 1998.

Director of the Centre for Social Theory, University of Warwick, 1996-2001.

Member of the academic staff of the Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick from 1973 to present.

Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 1971-73.

Research Assistant in the Sociology Department at the University of Columbia, New York, 1967-71.


Past University Duties (Administrative)