Professor Jane Millar FBA

The design, implementation and impact of social policy: comparative research on family policy, social security and employment policy, with particular reference to gender and changing family patterns

Elected 2014

UK Fellow
2014
Sociology

Jane Millar is Professor of Social Policy in the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath. Her research interests include the design, implementation and impact of social policy and comparative research on family policy, social security and employment policy, with particular reference to gender and changing family patterns. Her current research examines the impact of Universal Credit on couples, focusing on labour market and family budgeting. She was awarded an OBE in June 2001 for 'services to social policy research and teaching'. She is a former chair of the Social Policy Association, and is currently chair of the Social Sciences Main Panel C for the Research Excellence Framework, 2021.

Current post

Professor of Social Policy, University of Bath

Publications

Lone-parent families in the UK 1991

Lone mothers and paid work: the “‘family-work project”. International Review of Sociology 2013, Vol. 23, No. 3, 564–577

Understanding Social Security 2009, second edition

Women and Poverty in Britain: the 1990s 1992, second edition

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