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Professor Jane Lewis

PhD, DCL, FBA, FRSC, FRSA, AcSS
Quondam Fellow since 1998
Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics
Professor Jane Lewis
  • Background

    • Barnett Professor of Social Policy and Fellow, St Cross College, Oxford (from 2000 to 2004)
    • Professor of Social Policy, Nottingham University (from 1998 to 2000)
    • Quondam Fellow, All Souls College (from 1998)
    • Director, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine and Fellow, All Souls College (from 1996 to 1998)
    • Lecturer (to 1987), Reader (1987–91), then Professor, London School of Economics (from 1979 to 1996)
    • Postgraduate, University of Western Ontario, Canada (from 1974 to 1979)
    • Undergraduate, University of Reading (from 1971 to 1974)
  • Selected publications

    • Work-Family Balance, Gender and Policy (Edward Elgar, 2009)
    • Should We Worry about Family Change? The 2001 Joanne Goodman Lectures (University of Toronto Press, 2003)
    • The End of Marriage? (Edward Elgar, 2001)
    • (co-authored with K. Kiernan and H. Land) Lone Motherhood in Twentieth-Century Britain (OUP, 1998)
    • Women and Social Action in Victorian and Edwardian England (Edward Elgar and Stanford University Press, 1991)
    • Link to publications
  • Research awards and grants

    • ESRC grant for empirical research under the Gender and Inequality Network, £200,000 (from 2004 to 2009).
    • EC FP6 Network of Excellence grant (CINEFOGO), 40,000 euros (from 2005 to 2010).
    • EC FP6 Network of Excellence grant (REWOWE), 40,000 euros (from 2006 to 2011).