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Dr Jordan Mullard

Lecturer in Sociology


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Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of SociologyB3, Basement, Back of 32 Old Elvet 
Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing  


Dr Jordan Mullard (she/her) is an interdisciplinary social scientist specialising in the qualitative study of intersectionality, identity, race, caste, and the social determinants of health and health inequality. She has been heavily involved in the decolonising of anthropology, has written on the subject for the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, and has offered consultancy on decolonising and anti-racism to a range of stakeholders.

Her current research explores the intersections of inequality and marginality highlighted in the recent pandemic and its relationship to our understanding and treatment of Long Covid. Currently, half of Jordan's time is spent working on the NIHR LOCOMOTION project into Long Covid at Leeds Institute for Health Sciences and Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development. She is also engaged in work that explores the concept of love, the family, and the intersections of identity (race & mixed race, class, gender, and sexuality), allyship, and impact of identity labour on health.

In addition to her academic research and teaching experience, Jordan has had an applied consultancy career in anti-racism, race equality, and Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) learning, development and policy where she co-designed and led large scale race equality, cross-cultural knowledge, and EDI consultancy projects across private, public and not-for-profit sectors both nationally and internationally. She has also worked as a consultant for Black-Led community development initiatives and health and social care research at the local and national level.


University and Department

• Challenge Academy Lead (race, culture and inequality) Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing
• Health and Social Theory Research Group
• Anthropology of Health Research Group
• Concerns, Bullying and Harassment Advisor

Current Teaching
  • Co-Convenor Level 2 Sociology of Health and Medicine
  • Level 2 Research Methods in Action
Past Teaching in Anthropology
  • Module Convenor for Level Three Decolonising Anthropology
  • Module Convenor for Level Three and PGT Health Inequalities
  • Module Designer for Anthropological Research Methods in Action: The Captain Cook’s Birthplace museum field trip.
  • Lecturer Global Health and Disease


Chapter in book

Journal Article

Other (Print)

  • Mullard, Jordan.C.R. (2017). The effective use of evidence: Using data to drive improvement in the delivery of care provider services. For the National Care Forum, on behalf of Research in Practice.
  • Mullard, Jordan.C.R. (2016). Enabling social care to thrive in an integrated environment, RiPfA, Leaders Briefing.
  • Mullard, Jordan.C.R. (2016). Best practice in transforming the customer journey: Supported self-assessments.
  • Mullard, Jordan.C.R. (2016). Employment support for disabled adults: An evidence scope. For Scope, on behalf of Research in Practice.
  • Mullard, Jordan.C.R. (2015). Supporting successful integration - improving outcomes in social care and health (CHART): Frontline Briefing. RiPfA
  • Mullard,Jordan.C.R. (2014). Exploring the relationship between safeguarding and domestic abuse: A review of policy and legislation. For Local Government Association, on behalf of RiPfA.
  • Mullard, Jordan.C.R. (2011). Improving the lives of Black and Ethnic Minority communities in Bristol: An evaluation of the reaching communities. Big Lottery programme, on behalf of Signpost.
  • Mullard, Jordan.C.R. (2010). Empowerment & participation in community planning and social enterprise development: An impact evaluation of the CLG Empowerment Fund on disadvantaged groups in the South West (delivery of the white paper Communities in Control: real people, real power), on behalf of the Black Development Agency.