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    University of Lincoln
    Brayford Pool
    LN6 7TS
    United Kingdom

    Prof Steve McKay

    Distinguished Professor in Social Research

    School of Social and Political Sciences
    College of Social Science

    About Steve McKay

    Steve McKay is a Distinguished Professor in Social Research in the College of Social Science, and joined the University of Lincoln in April 2013. Between 2007 and 2013 he was professor in social research at the University of Birmingham, where he was also Director of the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre from 2010. Previously he worked in the Personal Finance Research Centre (University of Bristol), and also at the universities of Bath and Loughborough, and at IFS, NatCen and PSI.

    Department Responsibilities

    School Director of Research.
    College lead for Impact and for REF.

    Subject Specialism

    Social research; inequality; family policy; quantitative methods; social security and pensions.


    • PhD — University of Bristol, 2007
    • BA Philosophy, Politics & Economics — University of Oxford, 1989

    External Activities and Consultancy

    External examiner for BSc Social Policy at the LSE.

    Fellow of the ESRC Peer Review College.

    Research Interests

    Research Group Memberships

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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