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Dr Paul White

Dr Paul White

Associate Professor, Business

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+44 (0) 1792 606618

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Office 318 - 318
Third Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Paul has spent his post-doctoral career in medical and business schools holding posts in Cardiff, Imperial College and Swansea. Formally, an intensive care nurse, he considers himself to be an ethnographer having research training in sociology.

His research focusses on ‘the social’, those spaces of relations and interactions between people, materials and ideas that shape our comprehension and conduct within everyday life.

His published work includes material written for professional and academic audiences and covers a variety of subjects from embodiment, dirt and incentivisation to rules and technology.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Sociology
  • Social theory
  • Ethnography
  • Organisation Studies

Career Highlights


Paul has conducted ethnographic research in healthcare, employment relations and science and technology. 

Currently, he is conducting research related to work and migrant belonging, comfort and security.