The MMB network has more than 100 scholars from across the university and beyond in a range of disciplines including: English, film studies, geography, history, law, modern languages, music, philosophy, politics and social policy.

MMB Core Team

Professor Bridget Anderson
Bridget is Director of Migration, Mobilities Bristol (MMB) and Professor of Migration, Mobilities and Citizenship. Her post is split between the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law and the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies



Emma Newcombe
Emma is Specialist Research Institute Manager primarily for MMB, but also working closely with the Bristol Poverty Institute.



Dr Emily Walmsley
Emily is Research Administrative Assistant for MMB and the Ethos project.

Ann Singleton
Ann is MMB Policy Champion and Senior Research Fellow in the School for Policy Studies




Research Challenges Co-ordinators:

Dr Pier-Luc Dupont
Research Associate, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Co-ordinator: Bodies, borders, justice



Dr Nariman Massoumi 
Lecturer in Film and Television

Co-ordinator: Imagination, belonging, futures



Dr Angelo Martins Junior
Research Associate, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Co-ordinator: Control, Conflict, Resistance



Dr Manoj Dias-Abey
Lecturer in Law

Co-ordinator: Trade, labour, capital



Management Group

Dr Diego Acosta University of Bristol Law School
Ms Pankhuri Agarwal School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, MMB Early Career Representative
Professor Chris Bertram Department of Philosophy, MMB Deputy Director
Dr Katharine Charsley School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, MMB IMISCOE Coordinator
Dr Josie Gill Department of English and Centre for Black Humanities
Dr Su Lin Lewis Department of History
Dr Jacqueline Maingard Department of Film and Television
Dr Naomi Millner School of Geographical Sciences
Professor Julia O’Connell Davidson School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, MMB Deputy Director
Dr Laurence Publicover Department of English
Ms Ann Singleton School for Policy Studies, MMB Policy Champion

Migration and Mobilities Researchers

Research scholars across the university interested in migration and mobility: Link to Bristol’s Explore Research pages for more