Tim Strangleman

Tim Strangleman is a Professor in Sociology and Director of Learning and Teaching at the University of Kent’s School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research.

His research interests are wide ranging – spanning the sociology of work and its historiography, work identity and meaning; deindustrialisation; visual approaches and methods; corporate photography; working class studies; the sociology of nostalgia and mass-observation and in particular the work of Humphrey Jennings. The focus of his research includes the UK, EU, North America and China. He is currently the President of The Working Class Studies Association.

He is also a founding member and co-convenor of the BSA Work, Employment and Economic Life Study Group (WEEL).