Helen is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Bath Spa University. She joined Bath Spa in January 2017, having previously worked at Surrey, Northampton and Kingston universities.
Helen’s research interests include: ‘race’ and ethnicity; social inequalities; the relationship between identity, belonging and place; theories and lay understandings of ‘community’; the exclusion of ethnic minorities from the English countryside; social class and cultural capital; and qualitative (especially ethnographic and participatory) research methods.
- BA, Warwick University
- MA, London School of Economics
- PGCE, Goldsmiths, University of London
- MSc, University of Surrey
- PhD, University of Surrey.
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
- Member of the British Sociological Association.
Helen is the module coordinator for:
- SC6008: Gender: Mind, Body, Culture
- SC5109: Migration: Identity, Belonging and Security.
She also teaches on:
- SC4001: Discovering Sociology
- SC6010: Migration, Diversity and Racism.
Areas of expertise
- ‘Race’, ethnicity and migration
- Gender and feminist theory
- Social research methods.
Research and academic outputs
Moore, H (2019) 'Perceptions of Eastern European migrants in an English village: the role of the rural place image.' Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. ISSN 1369-183X
Frohlich, D.M, Ely, P, Moore, H, Golsteijn, C, Egglestone, P, Mills, J, Rogers, J, Metcalf, T, Stone, K and Menicou, M (2017) 'Designing interactive newsprint.' International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 104. pp. 36-49. ISSN 1071-5819
Shades of whiteness? English villagers, Eastern European migrants and the intersection of race and class in rural England
Moore, H (2013) 'Shades of whiteness? English villagers, Eastern European migrants and the intersection of race and class in rural England.' Critical Race and Whiteness Studies, 9 (1). ISSN 1838 - 8310
Gender, ethnicity and respectability: intercultural encounters in the sexualized space of a provincial nightclub
Moore, H (2019) Gender, ethnicity and respectability: intercultural encounters in the sexualized space of a provincial nightclub. In: British Sociological Association Conference - Smalltown Boys and Country Girls: Gender and Sexuality within the Rural Idyll, 28 May 2019, University of Lincoln, Lincoln,UK.
Moore, H (2018) The in/visibility of Eastern European migrants in the English countryside. In: Joint BSA Race & Ethnicity and Ageing, Body & Society Study Group Conference - Invisible Bodies: Race, Embodiment and the Life-Course, 7 September 2018, University of Kent, UK.
Moore, H (2016) 'Place images', East European migrants and the terms of belonging in a rural English village. In: BSA Annual Conference 2016 - Global Societies: Fragmenting and Connecting, 6 - 8 April 2016, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
New geographies of migration & multiculture: the limits of multicultural intimacy in a rural Worcestershire village [podcast]
Moore, H (2012) New geographies of migration & multiculture: the limits of multicultural intimacy in a rural Worcestershire village [podcast]. In: Centre on Migration, Policy & Society (COMPAS) Seminar Series 2012, May 2012, Centre on Migration, Policy & Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford, UK.
Moore, H (2011) Moving beyond the city: East European migration and the challenges of multiculture in rural England. In: Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism (CRONEM): 7th Annual Conference, 28 – 29 June 2011, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.
Moore, H (2010) Shades of whiteness? The intersection of ‘race’ and class in the English countryside. In: New Territories in Critical Whiteness Studies: Postgraduate Conference, 18 - 20 August 2010, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.