Chloe Bracegirdle

Black and white image of Chloe Bracegirdle


  Nuffield College


Chloe Bracegirdle

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow


Chloe Bracegirdle is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Sociology. Her main research interests include intergroup contact, integration, prejudice, discrimination and social influence. She studies social networks and investigates the causes and consequences of contact between different ethnic and religious groups.

Her past research has shed light on how social networks in schools shape prejudice and discrimination among adolescents. Chloe’s current British Academy project investigates the socio-psychological drivers of ethnic integration in UK schools.

From 2020 to 2023, Chloe was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College. As part of the IntegrateYouth project team, she investigated the integration of immigrant youth in Europe. Chloe received her DPhil in Psychology from the University of Oxford in 2020. She has also received an MSc in Psychological Research from the University of Oxford in 2016 and a BSc Hons in Psychology and Language Sciences from University College London (UCL) in 2015.

Research interests: intergroup relations, social network analysis