Katharine Charsley Former Staff

Katharine Charsley is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Bristol. She was previously Departmental Lecturer in the Anthropology of Migration, convening the MPhil in Migration Studies based at ISCA and linked to COMPAS.

Her doctoral research, based on fieldwork in the UK and Pakistan, was on transnational Pakistani marriages. She received her PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2003. She then held an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Social Anthropology and South Asian Studies, followed by a lectureship in Sociology, both at the University of Edinburgh. In addition to her research on transnational marriage, she has carried out work (with Ross Bond and Sue Grundy at Edinburgh ) on Scottish graduate migration, and is working on new research on marriage and migration.