Dr Richie Nimmo

Senior Lecturer in Sociology

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I was awarded my PhD in Sociology from the University of Manchester in 2007, and was fortunate enough to secure my first academic post at the University of Aberdeen that year. Two years later I was delighted to have the opportunity to return to Manchester as Lecturer in Sociology. I became Senior Lecturer in 2018. 

Further information

I am currently Undergraduate Director of Teaching and Learning in Sociology (Jan 2018-).

I was previously Sociology Programme Director (Sept 2016 - Jan 2018) and Exams Officer (Sept 2014 - Aug 2016). 

Areas of expertise

  • HM Sociology - Human-animal relations, Actor-Network Theory, Posthumanism, New materialisms, Environment


  • Actor-Network Theory, Posthumanism, New materialisms, Environmental sociology, Human-Animal Studies

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