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My research is focused on the social characteristics and political behaviour of elites. I also have experience doing health services research. I have been published in The British Journal of Sociology, The Journal of British Studies, Sociology, Political Studies, Voluntary Sector Research, Heart, The Journal of Public Health and The Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health among other journals. I am currently working on a project looking at the British aristocracy in the 20th and 21st Centuries. My research has been funded by the Department of Health and the ESRC

My research is primarily focused on elites. I have completed projects on corporate elites, members of the House of Lords and the hereditary aristocracy. I have examined topics including club membership, charitable donations and political donations

I am currently involved in projects evaluating Cullum Centres for autistic children in Surrey and the elimination of advertising for high fat and sugary foods in Yorkshire and Humber.

Courses taught

Sociology - BSc (Hons)

Postgraduate Research Supervision
Current
Miss Fatema Tuz ZohoraA Study of Police Officer and NGO Practices to Combat Human Trafficking in BangladeshPhD
Miss Sonal KhamajeetThe relationship between the 1951 Refugee Convention and violence against women, most specifically female at risk of FGM.PhD
Ms Cheryl Ann MayLeadership for Social and Environmental Goals within Canadian Social Purpose OrganisationsPhD
Miss Anita Paza“KNOCKING ON AGORA’S DOORS - A CHALLENGE OR AN OPPORTUNITY?” A QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF CHILD PARTICIPATION IN ALBANIA’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT DECISION MAKING PhD
Mrs Joana Mouzinho Lucena GrantThe social power of language: experiences and perceptions of non-English speaking victims about the Criminal Justice SystemPhD
BA

Columbia College, Columbia University

1993
MSc

London School of Economics

1994
PhD

London School of Economics

2003
Lecturer in Sociology
University of Kent

2006
2009
Education
Lecturer in Sociology and Research Fellow
University of Oxford

2003
2006
Education
FunderYear wonProjectRole
The John & Lorna Wing Foundation 2023Use of the Personal Wellbeing Index amongst the general UK populationPrincipal Investigator
Surrey County Council2019App Res_SCC_Cullum Centres ReviewCo-Investigator
ProposalProjectRoleFunderStatusStatus last updated
PSL1920-0055_App Res_SCC_Cullum Centres ReviewApp Res_SCC_Cullum Centres ReviewCo-InvestigatorSurrey County CouncilOPEN Approved for submissionSep 2020

Filter publications

Sex composition of corporate boards and corporate philanthropy
Slaughter, P, Harrigan, N and Bond, M (2014). Sex composition of corporate boards and corporate philanthropy. Voluntary Sector Review. 5 (3), pp. 361-380. https://doi.org/10.1332/204080514X14150982123190

Trajectories of Aristocratic Wealth 1858-2018: Evidence from Probate
Bond, M. and Morton, J. (2021). Trajectories of Aristocratic Wealth 1858-2018: Evidence from Probate. Journal of British Studies. https://doi.org/10.1017/jbr.2022.52

What works in advocating for food advertising policy change across an english region - a realist evaluation.
Sykes, S., Watkins, M., Bond, M., Jenkins, C. and Wills, J. (2023). What works in advocating for food advertising policy change across an english region - a realist evaluation. BMC Public Health. 23 (1), p. 1896. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-16829-8

A Reconsideration of the Economic Decline of the British Aristocracy 1858-2018
Bond, M. and Morton, J. (2023). A Reconsideration of the Economic Decline of the British Aristocracy 1858-2018. European Review of Economic History. https://doi.org/10.1093/ereh/head016