The MMB network has more than 200 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

MMB Director and Professor of Migration, Mobilities and Citizenship.

Emma Newcombe

Specialist Research Institute Manager: MMB

Dr Emily Walmsley

MMB Administrative Officer

Research Challenge Co-ordinators

Dr Nariman Massoumi 

Lecturer in Film and Television and MMB Challenge Co-ordinatorImagination, belonging, futures

Dr Angelo Martins Junior

Research Associate, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies and MMB Challenge Co-ordinatorControl, Conflict, Resistance

Dr Manoj Dias-Abey

Lecturer in Law and MMB Challenge Co-ordinatorTrade, labour, capital

Dr Natasha Carver

Lecturer in International Criminology and MMB Challenge Co-ordinatorBodies, Borders, Justices

MMB Strategic Leads

Ann Singleton

MMB Policy Strategic Lead and Senior Research Fellow in the School for Policy Studies

Professor Diego Acosta Arcarazo

MMB International Strategic Lead Professor of European and Migration Law

Professor Katharine Charsley

MMB Graduate Studies Strategic Lead and Professor of Migration Studies

Professor Julia O’Connell Davidson

MMB Anti Racism Strategic Lead and Professor in Social Research

Management Group

Professor Diego Acosta University of Bristol Law School
Ms Pankhuri Agarwal School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, MMB Early Career Representative
Dr Katie Bales University of Bristol Law School
Dr Joanna Burch-Brown Department of Philosophy
Professor Katharine Charsley School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Professor Madhu Krishnan Department of English and Centre for Black Humanities
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
Dr Laurence Publicover Department of English
Ann Singleton School for Policy Studies


Migration and Mobilities Researchers

Research scholars across the university interested in migration and mobility: Link to University of Bristol Research Portal