I am a labour market & welfare state researcher and a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy, at the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, a part of the University of Kent, UK.
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)
I am on the Editorial Board of the journal Work, Employment and Society and am an executive-board member of the Korean Association of Social Policy, foreign advisory board for the Critical Welfare Association. I am currently the the Quantitative Social Science lead for the University of Kent as a part of the Eastern Academic Research Consortium. Lastly, but not least I am coordinating the project Radical Women: 50 years of Feminism at Kent - which celebrates Feminist activism, scholarship and research in the past 50 years of Kent.
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.