Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer, London South Bank University

Elaine Bauer is senior research fellow and lecturer at LSBU’s School of Law and Social Sciences, a research fellow at The Young Foundation, and associate fellow at Institute of Latin American Studies. She is a social anthropologist with research interests including international migration, transnationalism, language brokering, race/ethnicity, and ‘mixed’ families. Her work concerns understanding diversity, resilience, and the role of history in interpreting identities, and socio-cultural transformations across time and contexts.

Elaine’s publications include Jamaican Hands Across the Atlantic: Transnational Families (2006, with Paul Thompson), and The Creolization of London Kinship: Mixed African-Caribbean and White British Extended Families (2010).

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