Dr Madeline-Sophie Abbas

Senior Lecturer in Sociology (Race and Anti-Racism)


Dr Madeline-Sophie (Maddy) Abbas completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of Leeds, funded by a University Research Scholarship. She is a critical race scholar and activist engaged in anti-racism, decolonisation and social justice. She joined Lancaster in September 2022 as a Senior Lecturer in Racism and Anti-Racism in the Department of Sociology.

Previous posts include Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology at Leeds Trinity University, Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester, Research Associate at Cambridge University for the Cambridge Migration Research Network, now the Centre for the Study of Human Movement, Lecturer in Sociology at Oxford Brookes University, and Teaching Assistant at the University of Leeds.