Keith Kahn Harris

professionally curious, communally engaged


I work as a writer, sociologist, lecturer and editor.

I am a lecturer at Leo Baeck College, an associate lecturer at Birkbeck College, and an associate fellow of the Institute for Jewish Policy Research where I run the European Jewish Research Archive

I was the 2014-5 guest editor of the Jewish Quarterly

I was the editor from 2013-2015 of the Jewish Journal of Sociology

I have published four  books:

I’ve also co-edited a number of collections.

I’ve published academic and non-academic articles on a variety of topics, including: Judaism; music scenes; heavy metal; transgression; Israel; communities; dialogue; religion; ethnicity; political discourse; denial.

I am a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

I am available for freelance writing assignments and for research consultancy. Contact me here.