Professor Tracey Reynolds

Professor of Social Sciences and Director of the Centre for Applied Sociology Research

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Tracey Reynolds

Professor Tracey Reynolds

Professor of Social Sciences and Director of the Centre for Applied Sociology Research


Professor Tracey Reynolds is Professor of Social Sciences and Director of the Centre for Applied Sociology Research at the University of Greenwich.

Tracey’s teaching and research interests focus on transnational families and kinship networks; constructions of motherhood and parenting, migrant communities, marginalised youths, racalised and gendered identities, and she has established international recognition within these fields of expertise.  She has conducted extensive empirical research in the UK across a range of social issues including black and minority ethnic families living in disadvantaged communities, and comparative studies of families in the Caribbean and North America. Her teaching is in the areas of family studies and family policy on the Sociology programme, where she is also Academic Portfolio Lead.

Research awards include Economic Social Research Council on Caribbean youths and transnational identities (with Elisabetta Zontini, University of Nottingham); Big Lottery on care planning among BAME older people in London (with Age UK Lewisham and Southwark).  Previous project on migrant mothers’ citizenship, awarded by the Arts Humanities Research Council (with Umut Erel, Open University, PI). ‘Participatory Arts and Social Action Research’, funded by ESRC (with Umut Erel, Open University and Maggie O’Neill, York University), 2016-2018.

Tracey’s most projects involve community engagement and knowledge transfer partnerships with community organisations supporting  BAME and migrant groups. These include creative, participatory and co-produced projects, funded by AHRC and charities, eg Mercers Funds focuses on improving wellbeing and  social inclusion of these communities Her most recent collaborative projects provide training to community practitioners in participatory methodologies, co-produce creative tools and resources  with local organisations to explore community resilience during COVID-19 pandemic, and utilise story-telling as an approach to consider the impact of hostile environment policies for migrant communities including those with long-established patterns of settlement in the UK (e.g Windrush Generation).

Tracey has over 80 publications in the form of books, articles in international peer reviewed journals, chapter in edited volumes, policy reports and working paper. Previous publications include ‘Exploring the absent/present dilemma: Black fathers, family relationships and social capital in Britain’, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, (2009). She is also the author of Caribbean Mothers: Identity and Experience in the UK(published by Tufnell Press, 2005); Transnational Families: Ethnicities, Identities and Social Capital, with Harry Goulbourne, John Solomos and Elisabetta Zontini, (published by Routledge, 2010) and co-editor of special issues: ‘Young People, Ethnicity and Social Capital’ in the Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies (May 2010). ‘Migrant Mothers Challenging Racialized Citizenship’, Ethnic and Racial Studies (2018), ‘Migrant mothers: kin work and cultural work in making future citizens’, ‘Families, Relationship and Societies, (November 2018)​.

Tracey is one of 45 Black female professors in the UK (out of a total of 21,000 Professors). This achievement was recently recognised in a national exhibition Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors and Talk at South Bank Centre, Oct-Nov 2020.

Responsibilities within the university

  • Academic Portfolio Lead – Sociology
  • School Director for Research and Enterprise
  • Faculty Chair Research Ethics Committee
  • Director of Centre for Applied Sociology Research
  • UoA20 Lead Social Work and Social Policy

Awards

Research Awards

  • Upskilling Older BAME People in the use of  online technologies to help overcome isolation and loneliness,  Mercers Fund, £90,00, 2020-22 (with Dave Hockham, University of Greenwich)
  • Artsbased Methods for Civic Engagement in Migrant Support Organisations, funded by AHRC, £99, 000 2020-21 (with Umut Erel, Open University and Maggie O’Neill, University of Cork, Dublin
  • ‘In Celebration of Windrush 2020 ,£5360 (with National Maritime Museum and Caribbean Social Forum), funding by Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, 2020
  • ‘Participatory Action Research (PAR): Participatory Theatre and Walking Methods' Potential for Co-producing knowledge’,  £463,000 (2016-2018), ESRC  (with Dr Umut Erel (PI) Open University, and Prof. Maggie O’Neill, University of York) https://fass.open.ac.uk/research/projects/pasar
  • Migrant mothers caring for the future: creative interventions in making new citizens, £45,000Arts Humanities Research Council, Research Network Grant (with Dr Umut Erel, Open University)  Grant Ref: AH/K00591X/1 http://www.open.ac.uk/ccig/research/projects/migrant-mothers-caring-for-the-future
  • Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Elders: Evaluation of Wellbeing and Life History Project, £145,000,funded by Age Concern and Big Lottery, November 2010-November 2013, Grant Holder: Tracey Reynolds

Research Development Awards (University of Greenwich)

Recognition

Exhibition and Talk at South Bank Centre, Oct-Nov 2020

Peer Review/Panel Member

  • Ideas Hub 2020: Wellcome Trust
  • Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
  • AHRC and ESRC  - research and innovation ideas to address the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts.
  • The Fund for Scientific Research, Belgium

Member of Peer Review College

  • Arts, Humanities and Research Council,
  • Editorial Board Member
  • Families, Relationships and Societies
  • Gender and Education, Palgrave Macmillan Book series, (2014- current)
  • British Journal of Sociology, U.K, (2013- current)
  • 'International Journal of Social Research Methodology', U.K, (2008- current)
  • 'Journal of Fatherhood', Canada (2009)

Fellowship Awards

  • Honorary Director of Research for the Campaign of Broadcasting Equality,
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2014
  • Taylor and Francis: Routledge Publishing Group, 'Sociology Super-Author' award, 2013
  • Research Excellence Award, London South Bank University, 2007
  • Promising Research Fellowship, London South Bank University, 2007
  • Visiting Fellow, Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Surrey, 2007-2008
  • Visiting Fellow, Department of Sociology and Social Work, 2005-2007
  • Visiting Fellow, Caribbean Childhood Study Centre, Dominica, 2004

Scientific Advisory Board Member

  • Enduring Love?: couples Relationships in the 21st century', funded by ESRC, Open University (2011- 13).
  • School Choice and Ethnic Segregation: Educational decision-making among Black and Minority Ethnic
  • Parents, funded by the Department Communities and Local Government, , Runnymede Trust (2007).
  • Black Architects Project', funded by Royal Institute of British Architects and Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, Policy Studies Institute (2004).
  • Ethnicity Minority Outreach Services, funded by Department of Work and Pensions, Policy Studies Institute (2002-3)

Memberships of scientific societies

  • International Migration Integration and Social Cohesion (IMISCOE) (2007- current)
  • British Sociological Association (2012- current)

External Examiner

  • Middlesex University, MSc Social Research Methods (2011-current)
  • Middlesex University, Migration and Citizenship module, BSc Sociology (2014)

Research / Scholarly interests

Tracey has over 80 publications in the form of books, articles in international peer reviewed journals, chapter in edited volumes, policy reports and working paper. She is also the author of Caribbean Mothers: Identity and Experience in the UK (2005); one of the first books to explore the experiences of Black mothers and parenting in a UK context. She has also conducted extensive research in the Caribbean on the issues of transnational family networks.

Tracey has been awarded funding grants from UKRI bodies: AHRC, ESRC to research Black and migrants' families; and charitable agencies: Big Lottery, Mercers Fund to on health ageing among BAME older people. Consultancies include work with Family Action, the Fostering Network, and Metropolitan Housing Trust. These projects involved collaborative partnerships with range of academics, policymakers, and practitioners, especially in relation to BAME communities, race equality and community cohesion. The current focus of her work is focused on developing public engagement and knowledge exchange projects with BAME and racialised migrants' communities organisations and individuals using co-produced, creative and participatory methodologies. As an activist academic, Tracey is deeply committed to developing projects with community organisations (and civil society organisations that champion social justice, the end to family poverty and  citizenship rights of vulnerable and marginalised groups in society.

Tracey is one of only 45 Back female professors in the UK. She recently took part in research and a national exhibition, at the South Bank Centre, ‘Phenomenal Women’, exploring this issue.

Key funded projects

Research Awards

‘Upskilling Older BAME People in the use of  online technologies to help overcome isolation and loneliness,  Mercers Fund, £90,00, 2020-22 (with Dave Hockham, University of Greenwich)

Artsbased Methods for Civic Engagement in Migrant Support Organisations, funded by AHRC, £99, 000 2020-21 (with Umut Erel, Open University and Maggie O’Neill, University of Cork, Dublin

‘In Celebration of Windrush 2020 ,£5360 (with National Maritime Museum and Caribbean Social Forum), funding by Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, 2020

‘Participatory Action Research (PAR): Participatory Theatre and Walking Methods' Potential for Co-producing knowledge’,  £463,000 (2016-2018), ESRC  (with Dr Umut Erel (PI) Open University, and Prof. Maggie O’Neill, University of York) https://fass.open.ac.uk/research/projects/pasar

Migrant mothers caring for the future: creative interventions in making new citizens, £45,000Arts Humanities Research Council, Research Network Grant (with Dr Umut Erel, Open University)  Grant Ref: AH/K00591X/1 http://www.open.ac.uk/ccig/research/projects/migrant-mothers-caring-for-the-future

Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Elders: Evaluation of Wellbeing and Life History Project, £145,000,funded by Age Concern and Big Lottery, November 2010-November 2013, Grant Holder: Tracey Reynolds

Research Development Awards (University of Greenwich)

‘My Creative Skills’: Co-producing creative tools to investigate Black migrants’ community resilience and  lived local knowledges during COVID-19 ( with Creating Ground)  https://www.theground.org.uk/mycreativeskillsonline

‘Finding Strength;: participatory story-telling and, a co-produced short film on the impact of the hostile environment on migrant families during COVD-19 (with Creating Ground and Citizens UK) thttps://www.theground.org.uk/findingstrengthfilm

‘Let our Legacy Continue’: gallery exhibition on Caribbean migrant stories of yesteryear, today and tomorrow (with Caribbean Social Forum)  http://www.greenwichunigalleries.co.uk/let-our-legacy-continue/ (

'Youth Matters: Participatory arts as a creative space for young people's social explorations' 2015- 2016

Media activity

Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors: Exhibition and Talk at South Bank Centre, Oct-Nov 2020

What have we learned since Grenfell – Cambridge Union Online
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yWrl3CwVQk

Times Higher Education, Q&A with Tracey Reynolds
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/people/qa-with-tracey-reynolds/2020139.article

Guardian Comment: The vast majority of black children are raised in stable, loving homes[
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2010/mar/24/vast-majority-black-boys-loving-homes

Young Londoners, and Identity, broadcast, ITV London News, 9th January 2014

Being British Fix on ITV

'Black Mothers Raising Over Feminised Black Boys' BBC Radio London (28.3.10),

Black and minority ethnic barriers to employment – Colourful radio FM, 11 June 2007

Linking Caribbean families at Christmas – Colourful FM, 23 December 2006

'In celebration of black mothers' - Choice FM January 25 2006

'New book promotes the positive role of Caribbean mothers in the UK', www.blackbritian.co.uk/news/details January 27 2006

New Book on Caribbean mothers in the UK', www.blackbritian.co.uk, 25 October 2005

'Sad and Single? Look Again: Experiences of African Caribbean Mothers' , Voice Newspaper, November 7th 2005

'Caribbean mothers in the UK', Caribbean Magazine, BBC World Service www.bbc.co.uk/Caribbean, 22 November 2005

'Race, Women and Society', BBC online, 2003 http://www.news.bbc.co.uk/indepth/race/women_and_society

Recent publications

Book/monographs

Stella, F.; Taylor, Y.; Reynolds, T. and Rogers, A (eds) (2015) Sexualities, Citizenship and Belonging', London: Routledge
Reynolds, T (2010) (ed.) Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity, Special Issue as Book Series, London Routledge
Goulbourne, H; Reynolds, T; Solomos, J. and Zontini, E. (2010) Transnational Families, ethnicities, identities and social capital London: Routledge.
Reynolds, T (2005). Caribbean Mothering: Identity and Childrearing in the UK, London: Tufnell Press.
Reynolds, T; Callender, C. and Edwards, R. (2003). The Impact of Mothers Employment on Family Relationships, London: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Guest Co/Editor of Special Issues

Migrant Mothers: kin work and cultural work in making future citizens (2018), Families, Relationship and Societies (with Umut Erel) vol 3 no. 7

'Migrant Mothers Challenging Racialized Citizenship', (2017) Ethnic and Racial Studies, with Umut Erel

D'Diasporic Transnational Youth identities' (2014) Identities (with Elisabetta Zontini)

'Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity', (2010) Ethnic and Racial Studies

Articles

Reynolds, T. (2020) Studies of the Maternal: Black Mothering 10 Years On. Studies in the Maternal, 13(1): 8. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16995/sim.290

Kaptani, E; Erel, E; O’Neill, M; and Reynolds, T (2020) Methodological Innovation in Research: Participatory Theater with Migrant Families on Conflicts and Transformations over the Politics of Belonging, Journal of Immigration and Refugee Studies (online) https://doi.org/10.1080/15562948.2020.1843748

O’Neill, M; Erel, E; Kaptani,  E and Reynolds, T (2019) Borders, Risk and Belonging: challenges for arts-based research in understanding the lives of women asylum seekers and migrants ‘at the borders of humanity’, Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture, 10 (1): 129-147

Reynolds, T; Erel, U  and Kaptani, E (2018) Migrant Mothers: Performing kinwork and belonging across private and public boundaries,  Families, Relationships and Societies,   7(3): 357-364 https://doi.org/10.1332/204674318X15233476441573

Zontini, E and Reynolds, T (2018) "Mapping the role of ‘transnational family habitus’ in the lives of young people and children",  Global Networks,  18 (3)418-436 https://doi.org/10.1111/glob.12185

Erel, U., Reynolds, T. and Kaptani, E., (2017), Migrant mothers’ creative interventions into racialized citizenship, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 41 (1): 55-72

Erel, U.; Reynolds, T. and Kaptani, E., ( 2017), Participatory theatre for transformative social research, Qualitative Research 17.3: 302-312

Reynolds, T (2017) Black women, Gender Equality and Universal Basic Income, Compass log, January 2017

Erel, Umut, Maggie O’Neill, Tracey Reynolds, and Erene Kaptani (2017), "Crisis upon Crisis: Migrant Families with No Recourse to Public Funds", Discover Society.

Reynolds, T and Erel, U (2016) Migrant Mothers: creative interventions into citizenship, Open Democracy, https://www.opendemocracy.net/author/tracey-reynolds

Erel, U and Reynolds T (2014) Black Feminist Theory for Participatory Theatre with Migrant Mothers, Feminist Review Special Issue on Black British Feminism, issue 108 pp 106-111


Reynolds, T and Zontini, E, (2014) 'Transnational Families: Migrant Youths 'Doing' Families across Proximities and Distances', Families and Relationships Families Relationships and Societies, 3(2) 251-268

Reynolds, T. (2013) "Them and Us": 'Black Neighbourhoods' as a Social Capital Resource among Black Youths Living in Inner-City London, U.K., in Journal of Urban Studies, 50 (3): 484 - 498
Reynolds, T. (2011) 'Caribbean Second Generation Return Migration: Identities, Transnational Family Relationships and "Left Behind" Kin in Britain', in Special Issue: Diasporic Homelands, Guest Editors, P. Levitt and R. King, Mobilities, 6 (3): 535-552
Reynolds, T. (2011) "Birds of a Feather Stick Together"? Negotiating Community, Family and Intimate Relationships between 'Established' and 'Newcomer' Caribbean Migrants in Britain, in Community Work and Family, 6 (4):537-553
Reynolds, T. (2010) 'Introduction', Guest Editor: Special Issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies on 'Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity', 33 (5): 749-760
Reynolds, T. (2010) Transnational Family Networks, Cultural Belonging and Social Capital among Second-Generation British-Caribbean 'Returning' Migrants in Special Issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies on 'Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity', 33 (5): 797-815 Reynolds, T. (2009) 'Exploring the Absent/Present Dilemma: Black Fathers, Family Relationships and Social Capital in Britain', Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 624: 12-28.
Reynolds, T (2007). 'Friendship Networks, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity: Researching the Perspectives of Caribbean Young People in Britain', Journal of Youth Studies, 10 (4): 383-398.
Zontini, E. and Reynolds, T. (2007). 'Ethnicity, Families and Social Capital: Caring Relationships across Italian and Caribbean Transnational Families', International Review of Sociology, 17 (2): 257-277.
Holland, J.; Reynolds, T.; Weller, S. (2007). 'Transitions, Networks and Communities: the Significance of Social Capital in the Lives of Children and Young People', Journal of Youth Studies, 10 (1): 101-120.
Reynolds, T. (2006). 'Bonding Social Capital within the Caribbean Family and Community', Special Issue: Ethnicity and Social Capital, Journal of Community, Work and Family, 9 (3): 273-290.
Reynolds, T (2006). 'Caribbean Young People, Family Relationships and Social Capital', Special Issue: Social Capital, Migration and Transnational Families, Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, 29 (6): 1087-1103.
Edwards, R.; Callender, C.; and Reynolds, T. (2005). Social and Family Responsibility or Self-Interest? A Case Study of Mothers' Work Ethos in a Hospital and an Accountancy Firm, Community, Work and Family, 8 (3): 281-300. .
Duncan, S.; Edwards, R.; Reynolds, T. and Alldred, P. (2004). Mothers and Childcare: Policies, Values and Theories, in Children and Society, 18, 254-265.
Reynolds, T. (2003). 'Black to the Community: Black Community Parenting in Britain', Journal of Community, Work and Family, (6) 1: 29-41.
Duncan, S.; Edwards, R.; Reynolds, T. and Alldred, P. (2003). 'Mothering, Paid Work and Partnering: Values and Theories', Work, Employment and Society, 17 (2): 309-330.
Reynolds, T. (2002). 'Re-thinking a Black Feminist Standpoint', Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, 26 (3): 591-606.
Reynolds, T (2001). 'Black Mothers, Paid Work and Identity', Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, 24 (6): 1046-1064.

Book Chapters

Reynolds, T (2015) 'Black Mammy and company: exploring constructions of black womanhood in Britain', in Stella, F.; Taylor, Y.; Reynolds, T. and Rogers, A (eds) Sexualities, Citizenship and Belonging', London: Routledge
Reynolds, T (2015), 'The role of care in developing capitals among Caribbean migrant families', in L. Ryan , U. Erel and A'Dangelo (eds) Migrant Capital: Networks, identities and Strategies, London Palgrave Macmillan.
Reynolds, T (2015) Race Placed identities in Youth Transitions to Adulthood, in Farrugia, D; Wynn, J and Cahill, H (eds) Handbook on Children and Young Adulthood, Springer
Reynolds, T. and Zontini, E (2013) 'Transnational Families: Migrant Youths 'Doing' Families across Proximities and Distances', in T. Sanger and Y. Taylor (eds) Mapping Intimacies: Relations, Exchanges, Affects, Palgrave Macmillan.
Reynolds, T. (2013) 'Youth Transitions and Wellbeing: The Impact of Austerity on Black Youths Living in Urban 'Black Neighbourhoods', in H.Helve, K.Evans and J.Bynner, (eds) Youth, Work Transitions and Well-being, London: Tufnell Press
Reynolds, T and Zontini, E (2013), 'Care flows in Transnational Families: Cultural and Social Capitals, Identity and Belonging', in L. Baldassar and L. Merla (eds) Transnational Families, Migration and Kin-work: From Care Chains to Care Circulation, London: Palgrave Macmillan
Reynolds, T. (2012) '"Men's Business"?: Black Men's Caring within Black-Led Community Organisations', in G. Philip, C. Rogers and S. Weller (eds) , Critical Approaches to Care: Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures, London: Routledge
Reynolds, T (2010). 'Mothering and the Family as Sites of Struggle: Theorizing Race and Gender through the Perspectives of Caribbean Mothers in the UK', in B.Ochieng and C.Hylton (eds) Black Families in Britain as the Sites of Struggle, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Reynolds, T (2007). Judged by the Company we Keep: Friendships Networks, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity of Caribbean Young People in Britain, in H.Helve and J. Bynner (eds) Youth and Social Capital, London: Tufnell press.
Reynolds, T and Zontini, E. (2007). 'Assessing Social Capital and Care Provision in Minority Ethnic Communities: A Comparative Study of Caribbean and Italian Families', in R. Edwards; J. Franklin, and J. Holland (eds) Assessing Social Capital: Concept, Policy and Practice, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.
Reynolds, T (2003). The Success of Our Mothers: Caribbean Mothering and Childrearing in the UK, in D. McCalla (ed) Black Success in the UK: Essays in Racial and Ethnic Studies, Cambridge University Press.
Reynolds, T (2002). 'Reflexivity and Power in the Research Process: The Relationship between Black Female Researchers and Black Female Research Participants' in T. May (ed) Companion to Qualitative Research, Milton Keynes: Open University Press.
Reynolds, T (2002). 'Analyzing the Black Family', in A. Carling; S. Duncan and R. Edwards (eds) Analyzing Families, London: Routledge.
Reynolds, T (2001). 'Black Fathers and Family Lives in Britain' in H. Goulbourne and M. Chamberlain (eds) Caribbean Families and the Trans-Atlantic World, London: Macmillan.
Reynolds, T (1999). 'Re-Defining Black Working-Class Mothers' in S. Munt (ed) Cultural Studies and the Working Class: A Reconsideration, London: Cassell.
Reynolds, T (1997). '(Mis)Representing the Black (Super)Woman' in H. Mirza (ed) Black British Feminism: A Reader, London: Routledge.
Reynolds, T (1997). 'Class Matters, 'Race' Matters and Gender Matters' in P. Mahoney and C. Zmorczek (eds) Class Matters: 'Working-Class' Women's Perspectives on Social Class, London: Taylor and Francis.

RESEARCH REPORTS

Flynn, Don; Erel, Umut; O’Neill, Maggie and Reynolds, Tracey (2019): "The 'No Recourse to Public Funds’ policy in UK' immigration law – a source of injustice, inequality and destitution".

Reynolds, T; Erel, U and O’Neill, M (2017),Participatory Action Research Engaging marginalised communities in policy and practice, Runnymede Policy Briefing https://www.runnymedetrust.org/uploads/PASARandRunnymedeBriefing.pdf

Gillies, V  and Reynolds, T (2016) Evaluation of Family Intervention Programmes, Family Action

Reynolds, T (2014) Access for BAME Elders, Final Report, Age UK Lewisham and Southwark

Reynolds, T (2010) Evaluation of Leading Our Lives: Young People's Participation within the Fostering Service, London: Fostering Network, England.
Reynolds, T (2010) 'Understanding of Absent Black Caribbean Fathers and Black Boys in Family Life. A Response to Tony Sewell', Runnymede Trust Bulletin, Spring.
Reynolds, T. (2008) What is "maternal studies"'? Studies in the Maternal: Inaugural Issue 1 (1). Available from: http://www.mamsie.bbk.ac.uk.
Reynolds, T. and Briggs, D. (2008) Evaluation of RAW leadership Programme, London: Involve
Reynolds, T (2007). Triangle Way Forward – A Brixton Parenting project: Evaluation Report, London: Metropolitan Housing Trust
Reynolds, T and Miah, N (2007). Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Employment Skills, London Borough of Lambeth

Online Training Resources and Toolkit

Erel, Umut; Kaptani, Erene (2018), Participatory theatre as a social research method.

O’Neill, Maggie; Reynolds, Tracey, (2018)  Walking as a participatory, performative and mobile method.

O’Neill, Maggie; Erel, Umut; Kaptani, Erene; Reynolds, Tracey (2018) Participatory Theatre and Walking as Social Research Methods - A Toolkit.

Working Papers

Dűrrschmidt, J.; Edwards R.; Gillies, V.; Lantermann, S.; Reynolds, T.; and Schönewolf, A. (2010) Families, Social Capital and Migration: An Exploration of Strategies of Getting by and Getting Ahead in Comparative Context - Germany and Britain, Families and Social Capital Working Paper Series, no.28, London South Bank University
Reynolds, T. (2008) 'Ties that Bind: Families, Social Capital and Second-Generation Return Migration', Sussex Centre for Migration Research Working Paper Series, no. 46, University of Sussex
Reynolds, T. (2008) 'Ties that Bind: Families, Social Capital and Second-Generation Return Migration', University of Sussex and Families and Social Capital Working Paper Series, no. 23, London South Bank University.
Reynolds, T. and Zontini, E. (2006). A Comparative Study of Care and Provision Across Caribbean and Italian Transnational Families, Families and Social Capital ESRC Research Group Working Paper Series, no. 16, London South Bank University
Reynolds, T. and Zontini, E. (2006). Volume One: Families, Social Capital and Ethnic Identities of Caribbeans, South Asians and South Europeans, forward by Harry Goulbourne, Families and Social Capital ESRC Research Group Working Paper Series, no. 20, London South Bank University.
Reynolds, T. (2004). Caribbean Families, Social Capital and Young People's Diasporic Identities, Families and Social Capital ESRC Research Group Working Paper Series, no. 12, London South Bank University.
Reynolds, T. (2004). Insider/Outsider' Caribbean Researcher' in R. Edwards (ed) Social Capital in the Field: Researchers Tales, Families and Social Capital ESRC Research Group, Working paper Series, no 10, London South Bank University.
Edwards, R.; Duncan, S.; Reynolds, T. and Alldred, P. (2002). Parenting; Partnering and Paid Work: policies, values and theories, Occasional Paper, Department of Sociology, Leeds University.

Book Reviews

Reynolds, T (2010) Jamaican Hands Across the Atlantic, By P. Thompson and E. Bauer, Ian Randle Press, 2008 in Journal of Community, Work and Family, 3, 1: 123-125.
Reynolds, T. (2009) Review Symposium Racism and Education: Coincidence or Conspiracy? By D. Gillborn, London: Routledge, 2008 in British Journal of Sociology of Education, 30, 3: 317-319

Presentations

Keynote, invited plenary papers

2019: Migrant and Transnational Families, Urbino, Italy

2018: Migrant Mothers, Kinwork and Food, Symposium on Foodwork: Gendered, Racialised, and Classed Labours, University of Sussex

2018: Participatory & Mobile Methods in social research with migrant mothers, European Sociological Association, Athens, Greece (with Erel, O’Neill and Kaptani)

2018: PARTICIPATORY ARTS AND SOCIAL ACTION RESEARCH (PASAR): Participatory Theatre and Walking Methods – Research, Engagement, Dissemination, ESRC Research Methods Festival (with Erel, O’Neill and Kaptani)

2017: 20-years on from Black  British (Super)Woman’, Classics Revisited: Black British Feminism, University of Cambridge

2017: 'Them and Us': Black Neighbourhoods, Social Resources among Black Youths in Inner City Areas, UK, 'Migration, Trans-cultural and Mental health, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, February 2017

2017: Mapping the role of transnational family habitus in the lives of Black and Minority Ethnic Youths, Public Lecture, Birbeck Institute for Social Research, Birbeck College, University of London, June 2017

2016: ESRC Research Methods Festival, Participatory Theatre and Walking methods- Panel, July 2016 (with Erel, O'Neill and Kaptani)

2014: Intersectional and Lived Experiences: Empirical Reflections on the Embodied 'Other', ESRC seminar series Critical Diversities@ the Intersection: Policies, Practices, Perspectives, conference 12-13th July 2014, LSBU, London

2014: Caribbean Second Generation Return Migration: Transnational Networks, Family Relationships with 'Left Behind' Kin-Members in Britain, GRAMNet conference Migration and Intimate Life, 18th June, University of Glasgow

2013:, Deficit and Dysfunctionality': interrogating the media portrayal of black, minority ethnic and migrant women in the UK, Feminist revel Panel and LSE Gender Institute London School of Economics, December 10 2013
2013: Mind(ful) of the gap?: how equality and diversity policies are failing black women in neo-liberal Britain Blackness in Britain conference, Newham University Birmingham
2012: 'Access and wellbeing for BAME older people', ESRC Seminar series launch on Ageing among BME communities, plenary paper, ESRC Seminar Series 'Ageing, Race and Ethnicity', 7-8 November, Univ of Brunel, London
2012: 'Family Lives and Intimate Ties across National Boundaries and Cultural Divides: Bringing Transnational Families from the Margins to the Centre of Family Studies in Britain', Family and Relationship Stream Plenary Paper, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, 10-13 April Leeds

Invited International conference papers

2012: 'Family Lives and Intimate Ties across National Boundaries and Cultural Divides', Institute for Social Research, 25 September, University of Oslo, Norway (with Elisabetta Zontini)
2011: 'Care Circulation in Transnational Families: Social and Cultural Capitals', Catholic University of Louvain 24-25 October, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (with Dr Elisabetta Zontini).
2004: 'Caribbean young people Diasporic identities', Jamaican Association of Young Rotarians, Annual Conference, 16 May, Kingston, Jamaica.