Lucinda Platt Professor of Social Policy and Sociology

Lucinda Platt is Professor of Social Policy and Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research focuses on poverty, ethnicity, immigration, gender and disability; and she is particularly interested in using longitudinal surveys to address key questions in these areas. Current research projects include studies on ethnic identity and intergroup attitudes, the long-term social and economic consequences of child disability, migrant integration, and ethnic differences in educational and occupational aspirations.


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