Staff Profiles: Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

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

Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology

Social Sciences

Kasia is a Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology. Her research concerns issues around State violence, Islamophobia, racism, gender and religion.


Kasia joined the University of Gloucestershire in 2018. Prior to that she worked at the University of York, University of Cambridge and the Södertörn University in Sweden. Her research interests are:

Ethnicity/Race and Islamophobia

Nation, nationalism and Exclusions

Central and Eastern Europe

Religion, secularism and post-secularism

Gender and post-colonial feminism


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 (BSA)

Regional Studies Association (RSA)

Teaching and research


I teach on modules across Sociology and Criminology.


Undergraduate, Postgraduate


My research focuses on State violence, Islamophobia, racism, gender, religion, secularism, civil society, Central and Eastern Europe, postcoloniality.


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

Member in the Dialoguing Between the Posts Network