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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 a executive-board member of the Korean Association of Social Policy, foreign advisory board for the Critical Welfare AssociationI am currently the the Quantitative Social Science lead 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.


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  • Three-year Research Associate, School of Social Policy, University of Kent An exciting opportunity for someone with qualifications at postgraduate level and relevant experience and interests to advance their academic career by joining a major international project on attitudes to welfare ...
    Posted Oct 15, 2014, 9:01 AM by Heejung Chung
  • New grant: NORFACE "Our Children's Future" The Research proposal "Our Children's Future" in which I was a part of has been awarded the NORFACE Welfare Futures Grant by the NORFACE network.This is an international ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2014, 7:56 AM by Heejung Chung
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        e-mail: H.Chung(at)Kent.ac.uk
        twitter: @heejungchung
        tel: +44 - 1227- 82- 3624

        Room 205, Cornwallis Northeast
        SSPSSR, Faculty of Social Sciences
        University of Kent
        Canterbury Kent, CT2 7NF
        United Kingdom