In 2017-18 Ben is convening and teaching the following modules: Social Geography and Class, Community, Nation

He is currently co-supervising six doctoral students:

Julius Baker, Exploring the Lived Experiences of Integration in a Diverse Context: Engaging the Complexity of Public-Private Dynamics, ESRC-funded. https://suburbanlivesofmulticulture.com/

Saskia Papadakis, Northerners in London: Englishness, Place and Mobility, ESRC-funded (registered at Royal Holloway, University of London). 

Emilia Melossi, Black labour: African migrant networks and agricultural work in the south of Italy, ESRC-funded.

Etienne Joseph, Africa in London: Towards a Living Archive for the Africa Centre, Collaborative funding from Africa Centre and University of Sussex.

Louise Drammeh, The Well-being of Undocumented Migrants: Exploring the Relationship between Migration Policies and the Release of Human Potential. 

Suryamayi Clarence-Smith, Intentional Community as Incubator of Communal Capital.

He has supervised elevan doctoral students through to completion:

Amy Clarke, National Lives, Local Voices: Boundaries, Hierarchies and Possibilities of BelongingESRC-funded. http://nationalliveslocalvoices.wordpress.com/

Alexa Neale, Capital Domicide: Home and Murder in the Mid-Twentieth Century Metropolis, 2016. AHRC-funded. 

Annika Wetlesen, Local Labour Regimes and the Agency of Construction Workers in Chennai, South India (as external supervisor for the University of Oslo).

Debbie Humphry, Moving On? A Class Analysis of Social Mobility in an Inner London Locality, 2014. ESRC-funded. http://www.debbiehumphry.com/moving-on.html

Sally Daly, Pick, Pack, Sell: Producing Horticulture in 21st Century Ireland, 2012 (as external supervisor for the Dublin Institute of Technology).

Donna Simpson, Salads, Sweat and Status: Migrant Workers in UK Horticulture, 2011 (ESRC CASE Studentship in collaboration with the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants and Migrants' Rights Network). Thesis available at http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/7601/1/(2012.12.01)_Simpson%2C_Donna.pdf

Deeptima Massey, Experiencing Staying Behind: A Study of Women's Lives During the Temporary Absence of Migrant Men in Rural West Bengal, India, 2008 (Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty bursary).

Daniel Coppard, Surface Tension: Water and Agrarian Change in a Rainfed Village, West Bengal, India, 2005 (ESRC studentship).

Primitivo Viray, A Study of the Impact of the Tibod Microcredit Organisation in Gingoog, Philippines, 2003.

Nitya Rao, Standing One's Ground: Gender, Land and Livelihoods in the Santal Parganas, Jharkhand, India, 2002 (University of East Anglia studentship).

Valerie Roberts, Building Social Capital Through Microcredit: The Impact of a Rural Credit Programme on Borrowers, 2002.