Dr William Shankley

Research Associate

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Overview

William is currently a postdoctoral researcher based in the Cathie Marsh Institute (CMI) and a staff member in the Department of Sociology. He is currently working on an ESRC project entitled ‘Together and Apart: the Dynamics of Ethnic Diversity, Segregation and Social Cohesion among Young People and Adults’ with Dr James Laurence. William is also a UK Data Service Impact Fellow and a recipient of the ESRC Baltic Scholarship (University of Riga).

William completed his PhD in Sociology with a project that looked at the 'Residential Patterns and Decision-Making of Polish Internal Migrants in Britain’. Before joining the Cathie Marsh Institute (CMI), Will was a member of the Centre of Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) and recently co-edited a book entitled ‘State of the Nation’. Will previously worked as a research assistant at the University of Manchester and the University of Birmingham as well as worked on several public and mental health projects in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2018 - Doctor of Philosophy, The Residential Patterns and Decision-Making of Polish Internal Migrants in Britain, The University of Manchester (2014 - 2017)
  • 2011 - Master of Arts, Humanitarianism and Conflict Response, The University of Manchester (2010 - 2011)
  • 2010 - Master of Science, Research Methods and Advanced Statistics, University of Liverpool (2009 - 2010)
  • 2009 - Bachelor of Science in Psychology University of Liverpool (2006 - 2009)

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