Tariq Modood

Tariq Modood is a Professor of Sociology, Politics, and Public Policy at the University of Bristol and Founding Director of the University Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship. Professor Modood has been the recipient of over 40 grants and is considered a leading scholar in his field of study.

Professor Modood researches topics involving cultural differences and race, including the politics of being Muslim in the West and ethnic disadvantage in employment. Currently he is researching the political theory and sociology of multiculturalism, interculturalism, and secularism.

Representative Publications

Modood, Tariq, and Nabil Khattab. “Explaining Ethnic Differences: Can Ethnic Minority Strategies Reduce the Effects of Ethnic Penalties?.” Sociology 50.2 (2016): 231-246.

Modood, Tariq. “Accommodating Religions: Multiculturalism’s New Fault Line.” Critical Social Policy 34.1 (2014): 121-127.

Meer, Nasar, and Tariq Modood. “Beyond “Methodological Islamism”? A Thematic Discussion of Muslim Minorities in Europe.” Advances in Applied Sociology 3.07 (2013): 307-313.


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