Professor Fiona Steele FBA
About this Fellow
Fiona Steele has been Professor of Statistics at the London School of Economics since 2013. Prior to that she was Professor of Social Statistics and Director of the Centre for Multilevel Modelling at the University of Bristol. She has a PhD in statistics from the University of Southampton. Her main interests are in methodological research motivated by social science problems, particularly in the field of demography. She has directed several research grants funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, including the LEMMA node of the National Centre for Research Methods and a project on the interrelationships between housing transitions and fertility in Britain and Australia. As part of the LEMMA project, she led the development of a popular online training course on multilevel modelling. In 2008 she was awarded the Royal Statistical Society Guy Medal in Bronze. She was awarded an OBE for services to the social sciences in 2011.
- Professor of Statistics, London School of Economics
- Professor of Statistics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 2013
Research on unemployment, social inequality, gender and other social determinants of health over the life course
Comparative and historical sociology: the history of power in human societies; fascism and ethnic cleansing
The impact of public policies on poverty, inequality, and child and family well-being, both within and across countries