Dr Lisa Goodson – is a Lecturer in the School of Social Policy and the Practitioner and Community Research lead within the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), University of Birmingham. Alongside extensive experience working with a range of migrant communities, she teaches, writes and manages research relating to new migration, integration and well-being. Lisa's work with excluded communities has led to the development of an accredited community research training programme. She has recently co-edited a book on Community research for community participation: from theory to method.
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Dr Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska – is a visiting Marie Curie Fellow based within IRiS, University of Birmingham. She also holds a position as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Sociology and a Senior Researcher at the Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw. Aleksandra specialises in the issues of adaptation and integration of immigrants, cultural representations and ethnic attitudes as well as new theories of migration and integration. She is an author, editor or co-editor of 6 books or special issues of academic journals as well as over 40 academic papers published, among others, in 'Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies', 'Ethnicities', 'Canadian Diversity' and 'Journal of Migration and Refugee Studies'.
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