Professor of Sociology, Keele University

Derek McGhee (PhD) is Professor of Sociology, Faculty Dean of Research for Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Director of the Keele Institute for Social Inclusion at Keele University. Previous to starting at Keele in early 2018, Prof McGhee was Professor of Sociology and Head of Social Sciences at the University of Southampton, where he had been for almost twenty years. Professor McGhee was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts in 2015 and a Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2016 in recognition of his contribution to the disciplines of Social Policy and Sociology.