James Nazroo

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James Y. Nazroo, FAcSS is a British sociologist and Honorary Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester, where he has taught since October 2006. At the University of Manchester, he has been the director of the Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research since 2010. Previously, he was a research fellow at Royal Holloway, University of London. He received his BSc in medical sociology from St. George’s Hospital Medical School, his MSc in sociology of health and illness from Royal Holloway, University of London, and his PhD in sociology from University College London.[1][2] His research interests focus on ethnic inequality and social disadvantage as they pertain to health.[2] He has also researched social engagement among retired people in England.[3] He has been an external research fellow at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration since 2010.[2]


In March 2015, Nazroo was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS).[4]


  1. ^ "Prof James Nazroo". University of Manchester. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "James Nazroo". Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  3. ^ Sawer, Patrick (23 October 2014). "Pensioners more likely to join political and community groups to keep 'in-touch'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  4. ^ "New Fellows Announced". Academy of Social Sciences. March 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2017.

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