I am a labour market & welfare state researcher and a Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy, at the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, a part of the University of Kent, UK. I am currently the Director of Studies for the MA Methods in Social Research, and the co-director of the International programme & Erasmus exchange.
My research interest lies in explaining work-life balance and labour market insecurities of individuals through working conditions and welfare state institutions in a comparative perspective. Check out my recent publications here. Recently I've been awarded the ESRC Future Leader's Award to carry out research on the relationship between working-time flexibility and work-family conflict, and the importance of contexts. (read more)
Since 2011, I have been on the Associate Editorial Board of the journal Work, Employment and Society and as of 2013, I am a board member of the Korean Association of Social Policy. I am currently the leading the Quantitative Social Science stream for the University of Kent as a part of the Eastern Academic Research Consortium.
If you are interested in any of my research please contact me.
Also email me if you are interested in carrying out Ph.D./M.A. research with me - There are several PhD funding opportunities at SSPSSR.