Necla Acik is Research Fellow in Sociology working across two major international research projects.
Both projects reflects her wider research interest and cover migration, the global south, gender, youth and counter-terrorism. Beyond these project she has a particular research interest in Kurdish gender studies, critical race and ethnicity studies, and citizenship and participation studies. She has advanced quantitative data analysis skills as well as an expertise in participatory arts-based research methods that involves working primarily with young vulnerable groups. More recently she has developed an interest in auto-ethnographical research methods and linking this to her research on migration.
She joined Middlesex University in 2019 having moved from the University of Manchester where she taught in Sociology, Politics and Criminology and carried out several national and international research projects. At Middlesex University, she is an active member of the Social Policy Research Centre.
Necla is interested in co-supervising PhD student who have similar research interests. Please get in touch with her for more details.
She tweets under the name @necla_acik
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
She is not involved in teaching at the moment.
I enjoy writing blogs and short articles about socio-political issues in connection with my academic work. They reflect my passion for my work as well as for the communities and societies I care about.