Helen Moore


Helen Moore


Personal statement

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.

Academic qualifications

  • BA, Warwick University
  • MA, London School of Economics
  • PGCE, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • MSc, University of Surrey
  • PhD, University of Surrey.

Professional memberships

  • 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

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