Chris Rojek is Professor of Sociology at City University, London. He joined the University in 2013. Since 1994 he has held Chairs of Sociology at Staffordshire University, Nottingham Trent University and Brunel University (West London). He received a BA (Hons) in Social Science from the University of Leicester in 1976; and MPhil in Sociology from the University of Leicester in 1979; and a Phd in Sociology from Glasgow University in 1992. He has written 15 books, co-authored two and edited or co-edited a further 13 titles. He has published over 50 refereed articles. He has lecturing experience in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA.

Chris Rojek has been in the WL Academy since 1981.