Professor Nigel Rapport: (Founding Director)
cosmopolitanism and liberalism, individuality, universalism, humanism and freedom.
Dr Huon Wardle: (Former Director)
cosmopolitanism and modernity, urbanism, creolization, selfhood, adventure and imagination.
Dr Daniel M. Knight: (Current Director)
historical consciousness, economy and society, the anthropology of the future, the anthropology of crisis, time and temporality, renewable energy and sustainability, Modern Greece and Europe. Daniel also co-edits History and Anthropology journal.
Dr Stephanie Bunn:
material culture, the environment, architecture, space and learning.
Dr Mattia Fumanti:
youth cultures, popular and elite cultures, capitalism.
Dr Paloma Gay y Blasco:
cosmopolitanism and gender, sex, memory, narrative, Gypsies and urbanism.
Professor Mark Harris:
cosmopolitanism and identity, embodiment, imagination, epistemology, ecology and peasantry.
Dr Richard Irvine:
deep time; religious life; magic, rationalisation and disenchantment; environmental change; and the relationship between human life and deep time in the UK and Mongolia.
Dr Aimee Joyce:
borders, religion, material culture, art and anthropology, postsocialism, the anthropology of place and landscape, anthropology of death, and anthropology of absence.
Dr Christos Lynteris:
Medical anthropology, history of medicine, infectious disease epidemics, zoonosis, plague, animal-human relations, medical epistemology, biopolitics, medical visual culture, photography, Global Health, existential risk, colonialism, China, South Siberia, Manchuria
Dr Adam Reed:
engages with cosmopolitanism through the prism of anthropology and literature, specifically through an ongoing interest in fiction reading, literary composition, activist literary culture and characterization.