Professor Ray Pahl FBA
Empirical studies on contemporary communities, focusing on all forms of work, inequality and social polarisation; studies on managers and directors, 'success' and the social importance of friendship
Visiting Research Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Essex; Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Kent
Professor Chiara Saraceno FBA
Intergenerational relationships in families & society; Social policies & poverty; Comparative family patterns & policies; Gender inequalities; Issues of reconciliation of family & work.
Professor Lindsay Paterson FBA
Educational stratification; social mobility; education and civic values; history of education; the culture, society and politics of Scotland; quantitative methods in social science