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Philip Mignot

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Social and Political Sciences


Senior Lecturer in Sociology.

Dr Philip Mignot is the Course Leader of the MA Sociology in the Department of Social and Political Sciences. His research and teaching interests are in the sociology of work, the sociology of education, and political sociology. The current focus of his research is on higher education and the competing discourses of employability to be found in the marketised university. This reflects his wider concerns with the career development of students within and beyond higher education.

Career overview

Dr Philip Mignot is a former Director of the Career Studies Unit at the University of Reading.

Research areas

    • Member of the Critical Public Sociology Research Group, NTU
    • Sociology of work
    • Sociology of education
    • Political Sociology
    • Visual research methods