Professor Jane Lewis

Professor Jane Lewis

Emeritus Professor of Social Policy

Department of Social Policy

About me

Jane Lewis is an Emeritus Professor of Social Policy in the Department of Social Policy. She is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Society of Canada and a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Her research interests include: History of social policy in the UK, particularly gender, family, health and social care and voluntary organisations; gender and social policy; family policy, particularly childcare; and comparative Western European gender and family policy.

She is the author of 14 books and over 200 articles, and the editor of 17 books.  Most recently she co-authored a series of articles on aspects of relationships between students, co-resident graduates and parents, and on the development of English early years education and care policy under the Coalition.

Expertise

History of social policy in the UK; particularly gender; family; health and social care and voluntary organisations; gender and social policy; family policy; particularly childcare; and comparative Western European gender and family policy