Below is an overview of my research, publications, workshops, projects and achievements:
Sinterklaas Brand & Product Study 2017 – coordinator of ERIF project (February 2017).
A brief history of racism in filmmaking – Introduction talk for screening of She’s Gotta Have It (1986) as part of the Looking for America: Black Lives on Screen film series at the EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam (December 2016).
Returning the Gaze II: Stories of Resistance – organiser of ERIF conference (November 2016).
Is Digital Advertising the Place to Be? article for Research World Magazine (May/June 2016).
The Long and Short of It. article for Research World Magazine (March/April 2016).
Sinterklaas Brand & Product Study 2016 – coordinator of ERIF project (January 2016).
The Potholed Path: Navigating the Contested Landscape of English Caravan Site Policy. article for Anthropology Now (December 2015).
A method to Europe’s Madness. article for Research World Magazine (November/December 2015).
The Evolving Corporate Researcher. article for Quirk’s Corporate Research Report (September 2015).
Traveller Identities in a Modern Landscape. article for The Clearing (July 2015).
Why isn’t caravan site policy better? article for Traveller Times Online (April 2015).
Deconstructing the Media: Body Image and Systems of Oppression – workshop at Radio Redmond Summer Event: Radical Body Love (August 2014).
Awarded PhD in Management from the University of Hull for: Ethical Narratives in Contested Landscapes: The Implementation and Experience of Public Policy Values for Traveller Caravan Sites . (January 2014)
The Long Walk: Talha Ahsan and the Politics of Racialisation – joint article for Ceasefire Magazine (September 2013).
Radio Redmond Summer Event – panelist (August 2013).
The Construction of Minority Groups in Public Policy and their Usage and Access to Public Services – panel organizer and chair with Karlijn Völke at the first International Conference on Public Policy (June 2013).
Race and Sports – joint organizer of Medicate event (April 2013).
Like the Golliwog, Zwarte Piet is a racist relic, so why is it a part of the modern Dutch Christmas? – article with Karlijn Völke for the Independent (November 2012).
Who are the African Diaspora? – paper presented at Afrikadag on behalf of Medicate (November 2012).
Eating the Other – joint organizer of Mediacate event (July 2012).
Adviser to the Hull Black History Partnership committee (May 2011).
The Misery of Minstrelsy – panelist at SOAPBOX event (December 2010).
Jam Jars and Tea Parties: The Return of the Golliwog – presentation at Hull University Union Black History Month seminar series (October 2010).
Hull University Union Black History Month – organizer of seminar series with Black Students Union (October 2010).
Hip Hop Identities: the Self Fulfilling Prophecy? – presentation at Wales Anthropology Day, University of Wales Lampeter (July 2010).
Ethical Policy Making in a Contested Arena – paper presented at the 5th Interpretive Policy Analysis conference, panel: Towards an epistemology of emotions in policy analysis (June 2010).
Ethical Policy Making in a Contested Arena – paper presented at the 14th International Research Society for Public Management, co-authored with Prof. Alan Lawton (April 2010).
Bling Bling, Hip Hop and the UK – presentation at Wales Anthropology Day, University of Wales Lampeter (July 2009).
Awarded Holly Murphy prize for academic excellence and Bachelor of Arts degree for Anthropology with 1st Class Honors from the University of Wales Lampeter (July 2008).
Music and Identity: The Cultural Importance of Hip Hop and Bling Bling – presentation at Wales Anthropology Day, University of Wales Lampeter (July 2008).
Joint-organizer of Oxjam Music Festival event at the University of Wales Lampeter Students Union (October 2007).
Founder and chair (2005-2008) of MOBO society at the University of Wales Lampeter Students Union.