poverty and deprivation
Areas of expertise
I am an expert on poverty and poverty related research. I am director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research (www.bristol.ac.uk/poverty). I am also the Professor of Social Justice in the School for Policy Studies and have an expertise in social justice and criminal justice matters.
I have done extensive research into inequalities in health and the fair allocation of government expenditure
I am also experienced in the analysis of social statistics and in particular the Census.
Finally, I have more than ten years experience of studying disability in childhood and into the definitions of disability.