He received his BA Honours in Philosophy and Religious Studies from the University of Zimbabwe. He then graduated with a first-class Masters in Gender and International Development, and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Warwick. Prior to joining the University of Glasgow, Dominic taught and researched at the Universities of Middlesex and Huddersfield.
From July 2009 to June 2010, Dominic was an ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University College London, where he worked on the project 'Religious Transnationalism: The Case of Zimbabwean Catholics in Britain.' £78,375.11. ESRC Grant Number: PTA-026-27-2212. The project examined the ways in which mainstream churches engendered migrants’ maintenance of transnational ties and improved their integration into British society.