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PEOPLE – Directors

Michael Flexer

I am the the publicly engaged research fellow working on the Wellcome-funded ‘Waiting Times’ project.


Kate Ellis

I am the Centre Manager, responsible for facilitating the delivery of the Centre’s strategic plans, in liaison with the Centre’s senior management team and the College of Humanities. I am a strong advocate for collaborative working, and have spent the last two decades facilitating cross-pollination of ideas in both my professional work in Higher Education, […]


Felicity Thomas

Biography I graduated from University College London with a BA (Hons) in Anthropology and Geography, and then spent several years working in the international NGO sector, focusing on educational provision and development in post-conflict states within sub-Saharan Africa. I returned to academia to undertake a PhD on the impacts of HIV and AIDS on rural […]


Luna Dolezal

Biography I am a Professor in Philosophy and Medical Humanities. My research is primarily in the areas of applied phenomenology, philosophy of embodiment, philosophy of medicine and medical humanities. My work is driven by an interest in understanding lived experience and embodiment, and how these intersect with, are co-determined by, the socio-political and technological frameworks […]


Steve Hinchliffe

Biography I studied Geography at Durham and undertook an MPhil and PhD at the University of Bristol. The PhD was concerned with public engagement in environmental issues and involved work in the UK and Denmark with a stint at the European Parliament. After this I lectured at Cambridge, Keele and then the Open Universities. At […]


Judith Green

Judith Green joined the Centre in March 2020 as Professor of Sociology, after posts at King’s College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  With a background in anthropology and medical sociology, her research has bridged public health and the social sciences, most recently focusing on issues of mobility, environments systems and […]