Scot Hunter is a PhD student in Sociology at the University of Stirling and a research fellow on the British Academy funded project - Should I stay or should I go?: sense of belonging and intentions to stay among young, newcomers to Armenia. More information can be found here: https://armenianewcomers.stir.ac.uk/
Scot has experience in handling complex secondary datasets and using advanced quantitative methods to explore the outcomes of migrant and ethnic minorities. His thesis looks at the impact of contemporary immigration patterns on the Muslim community in the UK and involves longitudinal secondary data analysis of the Understanding Society dataset.
Scot has recently taken part in an internship with the Scottish Government, looking to evaluate the New Scots Strategy for aiding the integration of newcomer groups into Scotland. He is dedicated to conducting research that will help inform policy and improve the experiences of newcomer and ethnic minority groups across different contexts.