Dr. Carlos Frade

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Building L521

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Current positions

Senior Lecturer in Sociology


Carlos completed his PhD in 1998 at the University of London (Institute of Education) under the supervision of the late Professor Basil Bernstein. He then moved to Barcelona, to the Open University of Catalonia, where he was Director of the Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences. Carlos joined Salford in 2006 as a Senior Lecturer in Sociology. At Salford Carlos has fulfilled a number of academic leadership roles such as post-graduate coordinator and programme leader; he also led the development and implementation of an MA on Human Rights.

Areas of research

Digital, Social Life, Metric Power-Culture, Subjectivities, Identities

Research Interests

  • Understanding the Social World (course convenor)
  • Thinking Sociologically
  • Riots, Resistance and Revolutions (course convenor)
  • Genocide (course convenor)
  • Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights (course convenor)
  • Human Rights, Citizenship and Struggle