Dr Louise Owusu-Kwarteng is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader in Sociology and combined honours degrees at the University of Greenwich, has taught at this institution since 2005. Recently she also became Director of Undergraduate Research in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Prior to this, on completing her Masters’ degree in Social Policy, she worked as a community development officer at Oxford City Council. Louise was then seconded from Oxford City Council to the Community Cohesion Unit at the Home Office, where she worked alongside government advisors such as Ted Cantle and Baroness Paola Uddin to facilitate political engagement amongst marginalised groups in the North West, North East and parts of the Midlands. Before moving to Oxford, Louise was an advocate for children at risk of school exclusion from inner city schools in Nottingham.