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 and publications focus on the following intersecting areas: ‘race’, ethnicity and migration; the relationship between identity, belonging and place; ethnic inclusion and exclusion in rural spaces; the racialised, gendered and classed nature of rural intercultural relationships; theories and lay understandings of ‘community’, and qualitative (especially ethnographic) research methods. Her doctoral research on ‘whiteness’, class and English village life in the context of Eastern European migration was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. She is a member of Bath Spa’s interdisciplinary Global Citizenship and Identities research group.

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.

Subjects

Helen is the module coordinator for:

  • SOC4000: Questioning Society
  • SOC5100: Migration: Identity, Belonging & Security
  • SOC6100: Gender in Society: Critical Perspectives

She also teaches on:

  • SOC4001: Visualising the 21st Century World 

Areas of expertise

  • ‘Race’, ethnicity and migration
  • Sociology of gender
  • Qualitative research methods

Research and academic outputs

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Perceptions of Eastern European migrants in an English village: the role of the rural place image
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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


Designing interactive newsprint
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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
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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
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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.


The in/visibility of Eastern European migrants in the English countryside
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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.


'Place images', East European migrants and the terms of belonging in a rural English village
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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]
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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.


Moving beyond the city: East European migration and the challenges of multiculture in rural England
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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.


Shades of whiteness? The intersection of ‘race’ and class in the English countryside
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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.


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