Directors

 

Judith Green is Professor of Sociology of Health in the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences. She has researched and published widely on qualitative methods, transport and health, risk and professions. Her current research interests are in critical public health, mobility & health, and methodologies for evaluation.

 

 

Stephani Hatch combines her background in sociology and psychiatric epidemiology as a Reader at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience. Her research focuses on urban mental health and inequalities in health and health service use. She also leads the Health Inequalities Research Network (HERON) for public and service user engagement in the local community.

 

 

Nikolas Rose is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Kings College London which he founded in 2012.  He is a social and political theorist, with a particular focus on questions of political power, mental health, psychiatry and neuroscience.  His most recent books include The Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power, and Subjectivity in the Twenty-First Century (2007); Governing The Present (with Peter Miller, 2008) and Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind (with Joelle Abi-Rached, 2013).  His current work seeks to develop new relations between the social sciences and the life sciences, partly through research on mental health, migration and megacities: his forthcoming book The Urban Brain: Living in the Neurosocial City (with Des Fitzgerald) will be published by Princeton University Press in 2018.  His long overdue book on Our Psychiatric Future? will be published by Polity Press in 2018.