I am a Lecturer at the Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection. My research interests are in the areas of children’s rights, child welfare, domestic abuse and research with children.
Before entering academia, I held policy and practice roles in the areas of domestic abuse and child wellbeing.
My current research includes:
Principal Investigator for Carnegie Research Incentive Grant, ‘Constructions of children and parents during the reform of family law in Scotland’ (Feb 20 – Jan 21).
Co-Investigator for Nuffield Grant, ‘Children living with domestic violence – understanding the effects on children’s wellbeing using longitudinal data’ (Oct 19 – Oct 22).
Co-Investigator for ESRC Grant, 'Children and Families Affected by Domestic Abuse: Innovation in Social Care' (Sep 19 - Aug 23)