Professor Nikolas Rose originally trained as a biologist before switching to psychology and then to sociology. In 1992, he joined Goldsmiths College, where he was Head of Sociology and Pro-Warden for Research.
Ten years later, he joined the London School of Economics as a Martin White Professor of Sociology. He was also Head of the Department of Sociology (2002-2006) and the founder and Director of the Centre for the Study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society (BioS).
He joined King's in January 2012 to establish the new Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine, now the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, and was Head of Department from 2012 to 2018. He is Co-Director of the King's Centre for Society and Mental Health.
- Biological and genetic psychiatry
- Behavioral neuroscience
- The social and political history of the human sciences
- The genealogy of subjectivity
- The history of empirical thought in sociology, law and criminology
- the changing rationalities and techniques of political power
For the last decade, Nikolas' work has focused on the conceptual, social and political dimensions of the contemporary life sciences and biomedicine, with a current focus on developments in psychiatry and the social shaping of mental health.
See Nikolas' research profile
Aicardi, C., Bitsch, L., BÃ¥dum, N. B., Datta Burton, S., Evers, K., Farisco, M., Fothergill, B. T., Giordano, J., Harris, E., JÃ¸rgensen, M. L., KlÃ¼ver, L., Mahfoud, T., Rainey, S., Riisgaard, K., Rose, N., Salles, A., Stahl, B. C., Ulnicane, I., KlÃ¼ver, L. (ed.), Mahfoud, T. (ed.) & 1 others, , 2018, 20 p. Research output: Book/Report - Report
Manning, N., Rose, N., Fitzgerald, D. & Hua, F., Nov 2019, In : International Health. 11, supplement 1, p. S1-S6 6 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihz087
Rose, N., Manning, N. & Hoffman Birk, R., 2020, (Submitted) In : THEORY CULTURE AND SOCIETY. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Rose, N., 2020, Urban transformations and public health in the emergent city. Keith, M. & de Souza Santos, A. A. (eds.). Manchester University Press, Manchester Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter
Datta Burton, S., Aicardi, C. C. R., Mahfoud, T. & Rose, N. S., 2018, Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems: 7th International Conference, Living Machines 2018, Paris, France, July 17-20, 2018, Proceedings. p. 129-133 Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Conference paper. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95972-6_14
Gainty, C. & Rose, N. S., 13 Dec 2018, In : Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation. 18, 2, p. 17 18 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Comment/debate
Rose, N., 8 Oct 2018, Cambridge: Polity Press. 269 p. Research output: Book/Report - Book
Mahfoud, T. (ed.), Rose, N. S. (ed.) & McLean, S. (ed.), 2017, Elsevier. 246 p. (Progress in Brain Research ) Research output: Book/Report - Book
Mahfoud, T., Aicardi, C. C. R., Datta Burton, S. & Rose, N. S., 2018, In : ISSUES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 34, 4 Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Lentzos, F. & Rose, N. S., 2017, Competing Responsibilities: The Ethics and Politics of Contemporary Life. Trnka, S. & Trundle, C. (eds.). Duke University Press Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter