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Claudia Prieto Piastro

Claudia Prieto Piastro

Social Sciences Tutor


Claudia holds an MA in Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies and a PhD in Anthropology of the Middle East from King’s College London. In addition, she holds a Certificate in Humanistic Counselling Skills by The Gestalt Centre. 

Prior to working at King’s, Claudia was the Program Lead for Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, and Psychology Foundation Program at Brunel Pathway College. She convened and designed the modules of ‘Exploring the Social World’ and ‘Intercultural Studies’. 

Her research focuses on the role of food culture in the construction of national identities; ethnopreneuralism; as well as gender and resistance in the everyday.  She is an avid cook and fiction reader and is the host of the Forgotten Recipes Cookbook Club.