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Nasar Meer Strathclyde University, UK

Dr Nasar Meer is Professor of Sociology in the School of Social and Political Sciences and former Director of RACE.ED at the University of Edinburgh.

He is Co-Investigator of The Impacts of the Pandemic on Ethnic and Racialized Groups in the UK (UKRI, 2021-2023) and Principal Investigator of the Governance and Local Integration of Migrants and Europe's Refugees (GLIMER) (JPI ERA Net / Horizon-2020).

He was a Commissioner on the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s (2020-2021) Post-COVID-19 Futures Inquiry, a Member of the Scottish Government COVID-19 and Ethnicity Expert Reference Group and the British Council's Outreach Program, and formerly elected co-Chair of Young Academy of Scotland (YAS), and elected Trustee of the British Sociological Association (BSA) and the Social Policy Association (SPA).  

He is an elected Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE), and Trustee of the Stuart Hall Foundation.

He is Series Editor of New Approaches to Sociology (SAGE); co-Editor of Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power; co-Editor of 21st Century Standpoints (BSA and Policy Press) and co-Editor of Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series (PPICS)