WISE is home to a vibrant community of scholars. In addition to
permanent WISE staff, we also bestow honorary fellowships to
Here you will find profiles for our permanent associates,
honorary fellows and research students, past and present.
WISE is an interdisciplinary research institute, with
researchers from across many of the University's faculties. Click
on the links below for a brief description of each of our Permanent
Associates' research interests, public engagement work and teaching
Artists in Residence
The University of Hull’s Wilberforce Institute for the study of
Slavery and Emancipation (WISE) is an interdisciplinary centre for
postgraduate study of historical and contemporary slavery, coerced
labour, human rights and social justice. It offers a PhD program for students across these
Click here to see a list of students
that have now completed their studies at WISE.
Since its launch in 2006 WISE has been pleased to welcome a
number of distinguished academics from other universities and
organisations as Honorary Fellows of the Institute, they are
normally individuals who have worked with WISE or have provided
support for the institute in other ways.
Dr Kate Hodgson
Dr Manuel Barcia
Dr Judith Spicksley