Staff Directory

Last Updated

09/10/2017

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Telephone
01522 88 6629
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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN6 7TS
United Kingdom

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.

Qualifications

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

Consultancy

External examiner for BSc Social Policy at the LSE. Fellow of the ESRC Peer Review College.

Orcid ID

0000-0002-5080-8417

Research Interests

  • family change

  • pensions

  • Quantitative methods

  • research design

  • social security

Research Groups Memberships

Research in the Lincoln Repository