Colourism: How Skin Shade Prejudice is Sustained and Reproduced Within Families

Dr Aisha Phoenix is a Social Justice lecturer at King’s College London’s School of Education, Communication and Society. She is a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow and Principal Investigator of the Understanding Colourism Among Young People in the UK research project. She conducted the first major sociological study that explored colourism in the UK with Dr Nadia Craddock and has discussed colourism on various radio programmes and podcasts. She has a Masters in Social Research (Goldsmiths), Social Anthropology of Development (SOAS), and Creative Writing (Birkbeck). Her undergraduate degree was in Arabic and Modern Middle Eastern Studies (the University of Oxford).

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