Staff Profile

  • Onur Acaroglu is an Associate Lecturer in Sociology. His background is in interdisciplinary social sciences, with a BA in Sociology (University of Toronto), and an MA in Social and Political Thought (University of Sussex).

    His PhD dissertation was an examination of classical and contemporary Marxist receptions of transition among societies, obtained at the University of Birmingham.

  • Onur currently teaches the Sociology modules ‘Race’, Ethnicity and Migration, The Sociological Imagination, and Sociology of the Self, and supervises undergraduate dissertations.

    He has previously taught modules on sociology, political science, history and research skills at the undergraduate level. He has also been involved in the voluntary free education initiative Free University London.

  • Onur is an interdisciplinary sociologist specialising in social theory and contemporary political philosophy. His interests include Western Marxism, temporality, left party politics and social movements. He primarily focuses on questions of social and political transition in general, and the prospects of ‘post-neoliberal’ transition in particular.

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Onur Acaroglu’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.