Staff Profiles: Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Staff Profile: Dr. Kasia Narkowicz
Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology

Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology

Social Sciences

I am a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology. My research concerns issues around State violence, Islamophobia, racism, gender and religion.


I joined the University of Gloucestershire in 2018. Prior to that I was working at the University of York, University of Cambridge and the Södertörn University in Sweden. My research interests are:

Gender, religion and race


Religion, secularism and post-secularism

Central and Eastern Europe

Post-coloniality in Central Eastern Europe


Award Title Institution Date
PhD Human Geography University of Sheffield 2015
MSc Globalisation and Development School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 2010
MA Ethnology and Gender Studies Stockholm University 2008
BA Sociology and Gender Studies Stockholm University 2004

Membership of professional bodies

British Sociological Association (Early Career Forum Convenor)

Regional Studies Association

Teaching and research


I teach on modules across Sociology and Criminology, including Research methods, Sociological Issues and Critical Perspectives on Criminology and Criminal Justice. I am Module Leader for Level 6 module called Injustice and Freedoms.


Undergraduate, Postgraduate


My research focuses on the intersections between gender, religion and race and Othering. I am currently looking at experiences of Polish people in the UK in the context of belonging and discrimination. My work is also concerned with Poland, particularly with issues around racial exclusions and Othering.


More publications from Dr. Kasia Narkowicz can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews


Islamophobia in the UK and in Poland

Gender and racism/Islamophobia

Religion (Catholicism and Islam)


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Professional positions

Editorial Board Member, Gender Place and Culture

Early Career Convenor for British Sociological Association

Member in the Dialoguing Between the Posts Network?