Dorrie Chetty

Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Westminster

Dorrie Chetty is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Westminster. She is currently teaching on London Lives: Migrant London, Youth Culture and Identity, Crossing borders and boundaries: Migration and Identity – all integrating diversity and multiculturalism. Her teaching took her to Panjab University in 2016 where her understanding of diversity and difference was challenged. Dorrie is particularly concerned with migrant identities and social inclusion, having contributed to public debates on this topic, including on BBC Radio. She works closely with migrant organisations and has founded the Westminster Migration Network group, for the purposes of countering dominant political and media discourses of migration. The network consists of academics, journalists, non-governmental organisations, government agencies, migrant organisations as well as migrants. Other areas of research interests include Memory, Identity, and Transition in migrant narratives, Tourism, Gender and Development. Dorrie is currently researching the impact of regeneration on ethnic minorities.

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