Professor John Scott
Social stratification and power, property ownership and business organisation; theory and its history in sociology, early British sociology; social network analysis, research methodology, the use of documents in social research.
- Business and management, Sociology
John Scott is an Honorary Professor at the Universities of Essex, Exeter, and Copenhagen. He was formerly Professor of Sociology at the Universities of Essex and Leicester, and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Plymouth. He has been President, Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer of the British Sociological Association and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. He has been awarded the Distinguished Services to British Sociology Award, an Honorary Doctorate of the University of Essex, and in 2013 was awarded the CBE for Services to Social Science. His work covers theoretical sociology, the history of sociology, elites and social stratification, and social network analysis.
Visiting Professor, University of Essex; Honorary Professor of Sociology, University of Copenhagen; Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Exeter
University of Plymouth Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Professor of Sociology, University of Plymouth
Jan 2008 - Dec 2013
Bergen University, Norway Adjunct Professor
Jan 1997 - Jan 2005
University of Essex Professor of Sociology
Jan 1994 - Jan 2008
British Academy appointments
Section Chair for S4 (Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics)
Jul 2015 - Jul 2018
Professor David Martin
Sociology of religion, secularisation theory and religion and violence; growth of Pentecostalism in the developing worlds and religion and politics in contemporary Europe.
Professor Fiona Steele
The development and application of statistical methods for the analysis of longitudinal data, including multilevel event history models and simultaneous equation models; applications in demography and education