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Profile: Rose Capdevila Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University

Rose Capdevila

Department of Psychology, The Open University

Dr Rose Capdevila is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology. Her research focuses on the construction and transgression of discursive boundaries around identity - in particular political and gender identities. She is also interested in the role and politics of methodology in psychology.

Published 08 December 2014: Investigating Psychology
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Douglas Allen

Department of Sociology, The Open University

Douglas Allen is lecturer in social sciences at Motherwell College and associate lecturer in film and television history with The Open University.

Published 04 July 2010: Behind the camera
Profile: Professor John Allen Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker

Professor John Allen

Department of Geography, The Open University

John Allen is Professor of Economic Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences at The Open University. He is taking part on an ESRC funded research project, together with the University of Exeter, entitled Biosecurity Borderlands.

Published 04 July 2010: The power to make a difference
Profile: Eleni Andreouli Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker

Eleni Andreouli

Department of Psychology, The Open University

Dr Eleni Andreouli is a Lecturer in Psychology. Her primary research interests lie in the social psychology of citizenship, immigration and identity in diverse societies. Eleni’s research includes work on British citizenship and immigration focusing particularly on the process of naturalisation whereby migrants acquire formal citizenship status. Eleni has also researched intercultural relations in school settings, studying how we can develop effective multicultural educational policies in the context of Britain and other culturally diverse societies. Eleni is currently working on a study on the construction of European identities.

Published 08 December 2014: Investigating Psychology
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Dr Geoff Andrews

Department of Politics and International Studies, The Open University

Geoff Andrews is senior lecturer in politics at The Open University and author of The Slow Food Story: Politics and Pleasure.

Published 02 December 2014: Eric Hobsbawm and MI5
Profile: Dr Claudia Aradau

Dr Claudia Aradau

Department of Politics and International Studies, The Open University

Dr Claudia Aradau is a lecturer in international studies at The Open University.

Published 29 September 2010: Human trafficking: Perspectives
Profile: Dr Meg Barker Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker

Dr Meg Barker

Department of Psychology, The Open University

Meg Barker is a registered psychotherapist with the UK Council for Psychotherapy, and a lecturer in psychology with The Open University.