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  Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Sudeepa Abeysinghe Lecturer in Global Health Policy Global Health Policy, Infectious Disease, Risk, sociology of scientific knowledge 2.25 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6515471
Sudeepa.Abeysinghe@ed.ac.uk
Michael Adler Emeritus Professor of Socio-Legal Studies and Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow


Michael.Adler@ed.ac.uk
Emily Adrion Lecturer, Global Health Policy Health policy, Health politics, Health systems, Health Insurance, Health services research, Health Financing, Health care utilisation, Health care for older adults, Health economics 3.26 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square

Emily.Adrion@ed.ac.uk
Khuloud Alsaba Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health, Social Inequalities and Health, War and Conflicts, Public Health and Development Policy, Public Health in Conflict, Political Economy of Violence, Political Economy and Health, Feminist Theory, Gender-based Violence, Political Change and Health in the Arab World, Interdisciplinary Research, Theories of social power. Ideological power, Theories of Social Justice, Intersectionality and Inequalities


s1036200@sms.ed.ac.uk
Megan Arthur Global Health Policy, Global governance, Non-state actors, Public health, Social policy


Megan.Arthur@ed.ac.uk
Dena Arya Britain, youth, austerity, political studies, Participation, Scotland, inequality

07850 653 313
d.arya@ed.ac.uk
Majdi Ashour Health policy, Mixed methods, Public health, Gaza Strip, Health Systems Research, Households surveys, Health care seeking behaviours, Out of pocket payments, health systems in conflict affected areas, health care utilization, Epidemiology, In-depth Interviews, Life histories, Health Financing

Global Public Health Policy
s1532529@sms.ed.ac.uk
Marzia Ballardin 6.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building

650 3920
mballar2@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Justyna Bandola-Gill Research Fellow Sociology of Knowledge, Public policy, International Organisations, Quantification, Expertise, Research use, Evidence & experts in policy, Knowledge transfer/exchange, Research impact, Policy instruments, Social Policy, child poverty, governance, Political Sociology 2.01
22 George Square

justyna.bandola-gill@ed.ac.uk
Rachel Barry


s1652143@sms.ed.ac.uk
Alzbeta Bartova


Fabio Battaglia Quality of Life, Well-being, Economic Growth and Quality of Life, The Politics and Philosophy of Wellbeing, Democracy and Social Indicators, The Philosophy of Taxation, The Philosophy of Citizenship and Statehood


s1516840@sms.ed.ac.uk
Hayley Bennett Research Fellow Contractualism, Welfare Markets, Unemployment, Labour Market, Poverty, Welfare reform politics, Welfare-to-Work, Regionalism, Third Sector, Inequality, public service reform, Public policy, social enterprise, Devolution and social security, Social Policy, Multi-level governance, Community Planning, local economic development, localism, policy implementation, social security 4f1, 18 Buccleuch Place

+44 (0)131 6511325
Hayley.Bennett(at)ed.ac.uk
Alessio Bertolini welfare systems, social exclusion, Subjective well-being, Social Inequality, Labour Market, Employment policy, Work & Labour, Social Policy


s1250360@sms.ed.ac.uk
Cara Blaisdell Children's Rights, Research methodology, Children's Participation, Research Ethics, Early childhood education and care policies, Sociology of childhood, Childhood and Youth Studies, Early childhood studies, Early intervention policy and practice


cblaisdell@gmail.com
Carine Le borgne


carine.leborgne@ed.ac.uk
Richard Brodie Teaching and Student Development Fellow EU external relations, European Union, just war theory, Policy, Social Policy, EU politics and policy, Evidence 2.12b Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+441316504278
R.Brodie@ed.ac.uk
Eleanor Brooks Career Development Fellow (Global Health) global health, Global Health Policy, Global health governance, policy tools in global health governance, european public health policy, European Union, Europeanization, European Union public policy 3.27 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 650 4282
eleanor.brooks@ed.ac.uk
Morag Allan Campbell Editorial Assistant, Journal of Social Policy 4.02
21 Buccleuch Place

Morag.allan.campbell@ed.ac.uk
Tatiana Cary Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Gender and Development, Accountability, Public-private partnerships, governance, Intersectionality and Inequalities, Feminist theory/research


Tatiana.Cary@ed.ac.uk
Frank Castles Emeritus Professor of Social and Public Policy


Kevin Zapata Celestino Institutions and institutional change, conditional cash transfers, Mexican social policy, Mexican politics, poverty, Welfare reform politics, Welfare states, political elites, Social Policy, Policy change

+44 (0)737 672 3809
K.Celestino@ed.ac.uk
Chatthip Chaichakan social security, Thailand, welfare delivery


c.chaichakan@sms.ed.ac.uk
Ashlee Christoffersen Intersectionality, Equality policy, Race/ethnicity, gender, Sexuality, Practice, Third sector, feminism, reflexivity


Ashlee.Christoffersen@ed.ac.uk
Jochen Clasen Professor of Comparative Social Policy - Deputy Head of Social Policy comparative social policy, Unemployment, Labour Market, social security, European social policy, welfare reform 2.04 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 9922
Jochen.Clasen@ed.ac.uk
Daniel Clegg Senior Lecturer in Social Policy Unemployment, comparative social policy, welfare reform, welfare systems, Labour Market, European social policy, social security, Comparative Political Economy, French political economy, French politics 3.23 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3998
daniel.clegg@ed.ac.uk
Bronwen Cohen Honorary Professor in Social Policy Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 7793 588673
Bronwen.Cohen@ed.ac.uk
Jeff Collin Professor of Global Health Policy Global Health Policy, policy tools in global health governance, cross-border mobility of health professionals, tobacco control, tobacco control;, health impacts of population mobility and trade liberalisation 1.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3961
Jeff.Collin@ed.ac.uk
Taya Collyer Sociology of Science, history of statistics, statistics, data management


Taya.Collyer@ed.ac.uk
Paul Crompton Honorary Fellow


Paul.Crompton@ed.ac.uk
Ian Dey Honorary Fellow


Niccolo Durazzi Lecturer in Political Economy of Social Policy Welfare reform politics, Institutions and institutional change, Trade unions, Education policy, Skill formation 3.22 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1929
niccolo.durazzi@ed.ac.uk
Jan Eichhorn Senior Lecturer in Social Policy Subjective well-being, Political participation, Social capital, Social surveys, Multilevel analyses, Political Culture, Voting age reduction, Civic education, Economic policy, Unemployment 1.03 - 22 George Square

+44 (0)131 651 1382
Jan.Eichhorn@ed.ac.uk
Thomas Emery Labour Market, Unemployment, Social Policy, Longitudinal Analysis, Demography, Family Policy, Welfare Regimes


temery86@hotmail.co.uk
Neil Fraser Honorary Fellow


Neil.Fraser@ed.ac.uk
Richard Freeman Professor of Social Science and Public Policy Public policy, Social Policy, governance, Knowledge, practice 2.03
21 George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4680
richard.freeman@ed.ac.uk
Marc Grau Grau


M.Grau-Grau@sms.ed.ac.uk
Dominique L. Green Participation, Policy, Social capital, Inequality, USA, Quantitative Methods, statistical analysis, poverty, Social Policy


Dominique.Green@ed.ac.uk
Sotiria Grek Senior Lecturer in Social Policy; Centre for Science, Knowledge and Policy (SKAPE) Co-director Education governance, Education and European integration, Knowledge, Global public policy, critical social research, Europeanization, organizations and institutions, Institutions and institutional change, Policy 2.01
22 George Square
+44 (0)131 6513 180
Sotiria.Grek@ed.ac.uk
Dan Heap social security, welfare reform, Labour Market, Active Labour Market Policy

+44 (0)131 651 1743
dan.heap@ed.ac.uk
Elke Heins Senior Lecturer in Social Policy comparative social policy, Labour Market Policy, unemployment insurance, fuzzy set/QCA, welfare reform, trade unions, Social Determinants of Health, Health policy, Politics of health, Europeanization, Third Sector, European social policy, social investment, well-being 2.06 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 650 4049
elke.heins@ed.ac.uk
Mark Hellowell Senior Lecturer Health Systems, Public Private Partnerships, Innovative Health Taxes, Private Sector in Health, Managing Health Markets, Health policy, Healthcare Financing, Global Health Policy, Universal Health Coverage 3.24 Chrystal Macmillan Building

0131 6511330
mark.hellowell@ed.ac.uk
Rachel Hendrick


r.hendrick@sms.ed.ac.uk
Sarah Hill Senior Lecturer, Global Health Policy Unit health inequalities and the social determinants of health, tobacco and health, structural drivers of health inequities including historical and institutional discrimination, role of commercial actors in non-communicable disease epidemics 2.07 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3884
s.e.hill@ed.ac.uk
Claire Houghton Gender, Violence and Families Fellow (CDF) Gender and Violence, Children's Rights, Participation, Policy-making, Feminist theory, ethics and research practices, Research impact 2.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6511312
claire.houghton@ed.ac.uk
Christine Huebner Citizenship, Political participation, Political identities and citizenship, Youth participation, Political Culture, Quantitative Methods, methodological innovations


Christine.Huebner@ed.ac.uk
Kamal Dokurugu Ibrahim Children's Rights, Children and childhood, research with children, Child fostering, Child labour/Child Migration, qualitative research

+44 777 4880 353
s0977721@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Gitit Kadar-Satat Q-Step Outreach Fellow Social Inequality, Child and Adolescent Development, Time Use and Leisure, Quantitative Analysis of Large-Scale Surveys, Longitudinal Analysis, Mixed Methods, Research with Children and Young People 4.12 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6511 503
gkadars@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Nikos Kanellopoulos Education governance, Educational policy discourses, Education and European integration, Europeanisation, Social Policy and the Eurozone Crisis, Critical Policy Analysis, Critical Discourse Studies, Critical Discourse Analysis, Cultural Political Economy, Critical Realism


n.kanellopoulos@ed.ac.uk
Anuj Kapilashrami Senior Lecturer in Global Health Policy; Associate Director, Global Development Academy ethnography, Health policy, South Asia, Social movements, privatisation, commercial sector engagement / trade in health policy, global governance, gender inequalities


anuj.kapilashrami@ed.ac.uk
Daniel Kenealy Lecturer British politics, Devolution and UK constitution, Civil service, UK foreign policy, Brexit, European integration 2.01
21 George Square
+44 (0) 131 650 4080
Daniel.Kenealy@ed.ac.uk
Alison Koslowski Professor of Social Policy and Research Methods - Head of Social Policy Labour Market, Family Policy, care, fathers and fatherhood, surveys, Gender, Parental Leaves, circadian rhythms, sleep, basic income 2.05 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6511147
alison.koslowski@ed.ac.uk
Iryna Kushnir Europeanization, Institutions and institutional change, Policy, Ukraine, Narrative Inquiry, Higher education, Pedagogy, gender


I.Kushnir@sms.ed.ac.uk
Yi-tao Lee Children and childhood, Childhood and Youth Studies, Internet research, Children's Rights, Sociology of technology, fathers and fatherhood


s1224683@sms.ed.ac.uk
Claire Leppold Global Health, Epidemiology, Mixed Methods, health inequalities and the social determinants of health, Disasters, Public health, Japan


s1461334@sms.ed.ac.uk
Liliana Manzano Criminology, Crime prevention, Social exclusion and violence, Public policy, Quantitative Research, Neighborhood-effects, Multi-level modelling


L.E.Manzano@sms.ed.ac.uk
Lynne Robertson-Rose Automatic Enrolment, pension policy, Behavioural Economics


Lynne.Robertson-Rose@ed.ac.uk
Alan Marshall Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods. Director of the SPS Research Methods Training Centre Policy, Health policy, Social Determinants of Health, disability, retirement, Population ageing, Demography 2.12C (enter through 2.12A) Chrystal Macmillan Building
George Square
+44 (0)131 6511462
Alan.Marshall@ed.ac.uk
Clara Mascaró Disability, Work, Employment transitions, Political Economy, Labour Market Policy, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain


clara.mascaro@ed.ac.uk
Leah McCabe Feminism, Scottish Devolution, domestic abuse, feminising policy, Gender & intersectionality, Policy change, critical frame analysis, women's and social movements, frame theory, Feminist institutionalism


Leah.McCabe@ed.ac.uk
Ewen Miller Course Administrator 1.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3925
Ewen.Miller@ed.ac.uk
Mary Mitchell Participation, Child Welfare, Social Justice, Children and Young People, families


mary.mitchell@ed.ac.uk
Fiona Morrison


s0677783@sms.ed.ac.uk
Maggie Morrison


M.Morrison-3@sms.ed.ac.uk
Julie Murugi Global Health, Global Health Policy, Health Financing, Health Policy and Systems Research, Universal Health Coverage


J.J.Murugi@sms.ed.ac.uk
Liita Naukushu


L.Naukushu@sms.ed.ac.uk
Ingela Naumann Senior Lecturer in Social Policy Early childhood education and care policies, comparative social policy, Social cleavages, Welfare state history, Work/family reconciliation policies 3.25 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3869
ingela.naumann@ed.ac.uk
Larissa Nenning Norms, Political Economy, Unemployment, Retirement, Gender, Work, Austria, Germany, Institutionalisms


lnenning@ed.ac.uk
Paul Norris Associate Dean of Progression, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Senior Lecturer in Social Policy Criminology, Quantitative Methods, Quantitative Research, comparative social policy, Policing, Prisons, International perspectives on imprisonment 3.01 St John's Land
Holyrood Road
+44 (0)131 6503922
P.Norris@ed.ac.uk
Harla Sara Octarra Policy Processes, Children's Services, Inter-agency work, Children's Rights


H.S.Octarra@sms.ed.ac.uk
Helen Packwood Outreach Fellow Education, Inequality, Migration studies, Social policy, Mixed methodologies, Human Geography, Population change, Child Poverty, Longitudinal Analysis, Scotland and Europe, UK 4.13 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3912
helen.packwood@ed.ac.uk
Cristina Asenjo Palma Well-being, Community Development, Rights-based Approaches, Asset-based Approaches, Social Inequality, Research methods, Participation, Research Ethics


Cristina.Asenjo@ed.ac.uk
Natalie Papanastasiou


Richard Parry Honorary Fellow in Social Policy 3.06 St John's Land

+44 (0)131 651 4742
Richard.Parry@ed.ac.uk
Lindsay Paterson Professor of Education Policy Sociology of Education, Scottish Politics, Quantitative Methods in Social Research, Education Policy 2.02
22 George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 6380
lindsay.paterson@ed.ac.uk
Ioanna Poulis Subject Academic Support Officer 6.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 650 3920
ioanna.poulis@ed.ac.uk
Publications


Anna Pultar Career Development Fellow (Education Policy) Education policy, inequality and social mobility, The politics of education reforms, Political ideologies and education policy discourses, Comparative Public Policy G.2
22 George Square

anna.pultar @ ed.ac.uk
Kaveri Qureshi Lecturer in Global Health Equity Health inequalities, Chronic disease, gender-based violence, Reproductive & child health, Relationship breakdown and divorce, Mental Health 2.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)1316511637
kaveri.qureshi@ed.ac.uk
Lynne Robertson-Rose pension policy, retirement savings behaviour, Population ageing, Behavioural responses to social and public policy (nudge effects), Ageing & equality, Housing 1.09 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1585
Lynne.Robertson-Rose@ed.ac.uk
Alex Robertson Honorary Fellow


Alex_Robertson@blueyonder.co.uk
Ewan Robertson United Kingdom, European Union, Social and Public Policy, Labour Market Policy, Economic Security, In-Work Benefits, Non-Standard Employment, Welfare Reform, Welfare States


Ewan.Robertson@ed.ac.uk
Sarah Rogers Child well-being, Non-resident fatherhood, Family structure, Family law and policy, Quantitative analysis of large-scale surveys, Structural equation modelling


S.L.Rogers@sms.ed.ac.uk
Viona Sari Policy Processes, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Infectious Disease, Global Health Policy, Politics of Global Health, Global Health Governance, Indonesia, Policy Ownership


p.v.sari@ed.ac.uk
Evan Shirley Pharmaceutical policy, Pharmaceuticals, Supply Chains, Operations Research and Management Science, Game Theory, Health systems, Public health challenges in developing countries


s1471928@sms.ed.ac.uk
Vicente Silva Work & Labour, Comparative Social Policy, Global Political Economy, , International Organisations, Technology and society, Class and social stratification, Qualitative research methods


vsilvap@ed.ac.uk
Adrian Sinfield Emeritus Professor of Social Policy and University Fellow


Adrian.Sinfield@ed.ac.uk
Kat Smith Professor of Public Health Policy & Director of Research (SSPS) Policy construction, Sociology of Knowledge, Knowledge transfer/exchange, Knowledge production, Health policy, Health politics, corporations and health, Public health, Evidence-based public health, Evidence & experts in policy, Social Inequality, Health inequalities, advocacy, knowledge exchange between research and policy, policy responses to health inequalities, theories of policy change, lobbying the EU 2.27 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1323
Katherine.Smith@ed.ac.uk
Catherine-Rose Stocks-Rankin Policy Processes, Knowledge transfer/exchange, Public services, Feminist ethics


cr.stocks-rankin@ed.ac.uk
Valeria Skafida Senior Lecturer in Social Policy Policy, Social capital, Anthropology of food, sociology of food, food, Public health, Children and childhood, families, Social Inequality, Nutrition, Quantitative Methods, Social surveys, Longitudinal Analysis, Sociology of health and illness, Health policy, Scotland, Domestic Violence Chrystal Macmillan Building

0131 651 3215
valeria.skafida[ä]ed.ac.uk
Diego Mauricio Diaz Velásquez Health policy, Peace and conflict, Politics of health, Political Economy of Health, Macroeconomics, Health Insurance, hospitals

+447808521821 (57)3184673760
s1580079@sms.ed.ac.uk
Fei Wang fanancial security, Financial Security, Quantitative Research, China, Gender, Elder, Poverty, Pension policy, Upward Intergenerational Transfer


s1515840@sms.ed.ac.uk
Fran Wasoff Emeritus Professor of Family Policies
23 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 651 1943
Fran.Wasoff@ed.ac.uk
Sarah Weakley youth, Welfare states, transition to adulthood, poverty, Quantitative Methods, Longitudinal Data Analysis, US domestic policy, UK domestic policy


sarah.weakley@ed.ac.uk
Jay Wiggan Senior Lecturer in Social Policy Devolution and social security, Governance, Labour Market Policy, Welfare Markets, Welfare reform politics, Archival Research and Document Analyses, Unemployment, Critical Discourse Analysis 3.07 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 6503939
J.Wiggan@ed.ac.uk
Alexandra Wright Health policy, policy implementation, Health Systems Research, Public policy, Knowledge exchange, Evidence, alcohol policy


alex.wright@ed.ac.uk
Laura Wright Research with Children and Young People, Play, Child and Youth Studies, Children's Participation, Participatory Research Methods, Children's Rights, Youth Engagement


s1797192@sms.ed.ac.uk
Runguo Wu Health Insurance, Quantitative Methods, Multilevel Modelling, Monitoring and Evaluation


runguo.wu@ed.ac.uk
Goran Zangana Health policy, Global Health Policy, Health Policy in Developing Countries, Financing, Primary Health Care, Basic Benefit Packages, User Fees


s1151890@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Bryce Zedalis Financial Regulation, Financial Fragility and Instability, Derivative Regulation, Critical Discourse Studies, Cultural Political Economy


s1419822@sms.ed.ac.uk
Xin Zhang Civil Justice, socio-legal study, Dispute Resolution, Employment law and labour policy


s0788933@sms.ed.ac.uk