Dr Shannon Philip

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Academic Background

Shannon Philip is a sociologist and ethnographer, specialising in the sociologies of youth, race, gender, sexualities and urbanisation. His research is primarily with young people in India and South Africa exploring themes of identity, masculinities, aspirations, family dynamics, violence, youth cultures and development.

Before joining UEA as a Lecturer, Shannon was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge. He completed his Masters and PhD at the University of Oxford and was an undergraduate in International Development at UEA.

Shannon is currently also a Research Associate at the Department of Sociology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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