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I began my career working for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in South Korea before obtaining a PhD at the University of Cambridge. Since then, I have taught and researched at several UK universities including King’s College London, Brunel University London, Birkbeck College London and the Open University.

My core research interests are as follows.

  • Impacts of poverty and inequality on children and young people’s educational and other social opportunities and outcomes
  • Children and young people's own views and experiences of poverty and inequality
  • Children's rights
  • Children and young people's economic and political participation
  • Methodological issues in researching with children and young people

I teach on the BSc Education programme and the MA International Education programme.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities


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