Isabel Shutes is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Policy. She is the Programme Director of the MSc in International Social and Public Policy and teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Isabel's research interests focus on citizenship, migration, care, inequality and social policies. Her research examines the interactions of migration and social policies; social divisions and inequalities relating to citizenship and immigration status; and the implications for care, employment, social rights and social provision. Her research engages with the roles of different actors in migration and social policy processes, including state and civil society actors, service providers and employers. She has a particular interest in qualitative research methods.
Her research has been published in the Journal of Social Policy, Journal of European Social Policy, Social Policy and Administration, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Social Politics, Ageing and Society.
Recent publications include:
Isabel Shutes & Armine Ishkanian (2021) Transnational welfare within and beyond the nation-state: civil society responses to the migration crisis in Greece, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Isabel Shutes (2021) Gender, Migration and the Inequalities of Care, in Claudia Mora & Nicola Piper (eds.) The Handbook of Gender and Migration, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
She is a Research Associate at the LSE Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and the LSE International Inequalities Institute.