Professor of Social Research, Cardiff University
Ralph Fevre has been Professor of Social Research in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences since 1995. He is the author of Individualism and Inequality – the future of work and politics, published by Edward Elgar, 2016.
Ralph Fevre has a B.A. in Sociology and Economics from the University of Durham and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Aberdeen. Ralph came to Cardiff in 1995 after holding teaching and research posts in the University of Wales since 1982. He has served a number of terms as Director of Undergraduate Studies, Director of Teaching and Learning and Director of Postgraduate Research. Between 2003 and 2005, he served as Deputy Director of the School.
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