Professor Ray Pahl
Empirical studies on contemporary communities, focusing on all forms of work, inequality and social polarisation; studies on managers and directors, 'success' and the social importance of friendship
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 Tariq Modood
Theory and politics of multiculturalism, secularism, Islamophobia, racial equality; sociology of ethnic minorities in higher education and employment; with special reference to Muslims in Western Europe