I am a Senior 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)