Samantha Carney


Samantha completed her undergraduate degree in 2005 before taking up a full-time teaching position within a primary school. During this time Samantha held the position of subject lead for History and Religious Education. In 2017, Samantha completed a Masters in Peace Studies at Liverpool Hope University, before embarking on a PhD at Edge Hill in September 2017.

Samantha’s PhD research is interested in experiences of refugee settlement in Liverpool. Drawing on the concept of Everyday Multiculture, Samantha’s research seeks to understand, not only experiences of refugee settlement but the practices, strategies and attitudes which underpin the negotiation of difference in a city which is rapidly diversifying.


  • BA (QTS) Theology and Religious Studies, Liverpool Hope University
  • MA Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University

Conference Papers

Lived Multiculture in a City of Welcome
Academics – meet – Practitioners: Impact Event.
MWG-NW Annual Conference, Liverpool – 22nd February 2019

Everyday Multiculture and Refugee Settlement in Liverpool
IMISCOE Spring Conference – Transforming Mobility and Immobility – Brexit and Beyond
PhD Workshop, University of Sheffield -28th March 2019