Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor, University of Warwick,Adam Tickell, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Birmingham,Steve Woolgar, Professor of Marketing and Head of Science and Technology Studies, Said Business School,, University of Oxford,William H. Rupp, Administrative Officer, University of Warwick
Nigel Thrift is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick. He joined Warwick from the University of Oxford where he was made Head of the Division of Life and Environmental Sciences in 2003 before becoming Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research in 2005. He has been the recipient of a number of distinguished academic awards including the Royal Geographical Society Victoria Medal for contributions to geographic research in 2003, Distinguished Scholarship Honors from the Association of American Geographers in 2007 and the Royal Scottish Geographical Society Gold Medal in 2008. He was made a Fellow of the British Academy in 2003 and received an Honorary LLD from the University of Bristol in 2010. His current research spans a broad range of interests, including international finance; cities and political life; non-representational theory; affective politics; and the history of time.
Adam Tickell is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Knowledge Transfer) and Professor of Geography at the University of Birmingham and has worked at the Universities of Leeds, Manchester, Southampton and London. He received his BA and PhD from the University of Manchester. He was editor of Transactions, Institute of British Geographers, has co-edited books on economic geography with Trevor Barnes, Jamie Peck and Eric Sheppard and has authored numerous papers on his areas of interest.
Steve Woolgar is Chair of Marketing at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, Head of the Science and Technology Studies group at InSIS (Institute for Science, Innovation and Society), and is a Professorial Fellow of Green Templeton College. He has published widely in social studies of science and technology, social problems and social theory, including Laboratory Life: the construction of scientific facts (with B Latour, Princeton), Science: the Very Idea (Routledge), Knowledge and Reflexivity (Sage), The Cognitive Turn: sociological and psychological perspectives on science (with S.Fuller and M.de Mey, Kluwer), Representation in Scientific Practice (with M. Lynch, MIT), The Machine at Work: technology, organisation and work (with K.Grint, Polity), and Virtual Society? Technology, cyberbole, reality (OUP).
William H. Rupp received his doctorate from the University of Warwick and holds degrees from the University of Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University. Currently, he is engaged with Warwick's Widening Participation work and is responsible for a major outreach programme. He also served as assistant editor to The European World 1500-1800 (ed. Beat Kumin; Routledge 2009 with 2nd ed. forthcoming).
Peter Adey, Reader in Cultural Geography, the School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, Keele University.
Andrew Barry, Reader, Oxford University.
Geoffrey C. Bowker, Professor of and Senior Scholar in Cyberscholarship, the University of Pittsburgh iSchool, and Fellow, the AAAS.
Roger Burrows, Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Sociology, the University of York, UK.
Nick Clarke, Lecturer in Human Geography, the University of Southampton.
Franck Cochoy, Professor of Sociology, the University of Toulouse, Member, CERTOP-CNRS, France, and Visiting Professor, the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Stephen J. Collier,The Program in International Affairs, the New School, New York, USA.
Catelijne Coopmans, Imperial College London.
Martin Dodge, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, the University of Manchester.
Rebecca M. Ellis, Research Officer, the Department of Sociology, University of Essex.
Jürgen Gerhards, Professor of Sociology, the Free University Berlin.
Nick Gill, Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Exeter.
Stephen Graham, Professor of Cities and Society, the Global Urban Research Unit, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University.
Christopher Hall, Durham University.
Christian Heath, Professor, King's College London.
Alex Hughes, Senior Lecturer, the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University.
Tim Ingold, Professor of Social Anthropology and Head of the School of Social Science, the University of Aberdeen.
Adrian Johns, Professor of History, the University of Chicago.
Lucy Kimbell, Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
Rob Kitchin, Director of the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and Chairperson of the Irish Social Sciences Platform.
Wendy Larner, Professor of Human Geography and Sociology, and Research Director for the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, the University of Bristol.
Eric Laurier, Senior Research Fellow, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh.
Michael Levi, Professor of Criminology, Cardiff University.
Celia Lury, Goldsmiths, University of London.
Donald MacKenzie, Personal Chair in Sociology, the University of Edinburgh.
Peter Merriman, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Aberystwyth University.
Vijay Mishra, Professor of English Literature and Australian Professional Fellow in the Department of English and Creative Arts, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.
Annemarie Mol, Socrates Professor of Social Theory, Humanism, and Materialities, the University of Amsterdam.
Harvey Molotch, Professor of Sociology, New York University.
Daniel Neyland, Senior Lecturer, the Department of Organisation, Work, and Technology, Lancaster University.
Kris Olds, Professor of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Thomas Osborne, Professor of Social and Cultural Theory, University of Bristol, and Head of SPAIS (School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies).
Barbara Penner, Senior Lecturer in Architectural History, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.
Jocelyn Pixley, Professional Research Fellow, the Global Policy Institute, London Metropolitan University, and Senior Research Fellow, the Department of Sociology, Macquarie University.
Sharyn Roach Anleu, Professor of Sociology, Flinders University
Susan M. Roberts, Professor and Chair, the Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, USA.
Paul Routledge , Reader, the Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences, the University of Glasgow.
Helen Sampson, Director of the Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC), the Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University.
Mimi Sheller, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy, Drexel University.
Elizabeth Shove, Professor of Sociology, Lancaster University.
Timothy J. Sinclair, Associate Professor of International Political Economy and Associate of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, the University of Warwick.
Gerard Toal, Professor of Government and International Affairs, the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech.
John Urry, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Mobilities Research, Lancaster University.
Helen Verran, Reader in History and Philosophy of Science, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Sumei Wang, Assistant Professor, the Department of Journalism, National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
Michael J. Watts, Class of '63 Professor of Geography, and Director of Development Studies, the University of California, Berkeley.
Janine R. Wedel, Professor in the School of Public Policy, George Mason University.
Jackie West teaches in the Department of Sociology, University of Bristol, UK.
Alexandra Woolgar, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, the Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Australia
Caitlin Zaloom teaches in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University.
Ragna Zeiss, Assistant Professor in Science and Technology Studies, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.