Dr Keon West
Dr Keon West is a Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London and is currently working on a Channel 4 show based on his research. His research investigates strategies for reducing prejudice and improving relations between groups. He has published extensively on issues of identity, diversity and prejudice. He has also appeared several times in print, on radio and on television (including BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, and Channel 4) discussing his research and area of expertise. He currently holds a 5-year grant from the European Research Council (€746,000) exploring perceptions of sexuality.
Dr West grew up in Jamaica and came to the UK as a Rhodes Scholar in 2006 to study at Oxford University. He advises the Ishami Foundation on effective research and evaluation strategies, as well as evidence-based interventions.