Network Members


Name Institutional Affiliation
Paul Amato Professor of Family Sociology and Demography, Pennsylvania State University
David Archard Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Lancaster
Cary Baff Independent Social Worker
Arabella Beckett University of East Anglia
Katharina Boele-Woelki Professor of Private International Law, Comparative Law and Family Law, Utrecht University
Ann Buchanan Professor of Social Work, and Director of the Oxford Centre for Research into Parenting and Children
Adrienne Burgess       Fatherhood Institute
Ian Butler Professor of Social Work, University of Bath
Lyn Chesterman          Grandparents’ Association
Harriet Clarke University of Birmingham
Lester Coleman One Plus One
Richard Collier Professor of Law, Newcastle University
Mike Coote CAFCASS, Commissioning and Partnership Manager, Stafford
Gillian Douglas Professor of Law, University of Cardiff
Heather Draper    Director, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, University of Birmingham
Brigid Featherstone Open University
Lluis Flaquer       Department of Sociology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Jan Fry Grandparents’ Association
Karen Gask Families Senior Research Officer, Office for National Statistics Centre for Demography
Robert George   Senior Law Tutor, Oxford University
Dita Gill Senior lecturer in Law, London Metropolitan University
Stephen Gilmore School of Law, King’s College London
Fiona Green CAFCASS, Head of Partnerships and Commissioning
Kat Hadjimatheou University of Birmingham
Esmee Hanna University of Leeds
Sonia Harris-Short Law School, University of Birmingham
Tina Haux Research Fellow, University of Belfast
Claire Hickman BPP Law School, London
Catherine Houlston Senior Research Officer, One Plus One
Joan Hunt Senior Research Fellow, SPI, Oxford University 
Jonathan Ives Centre for Biomedical Ethics, University of Birmingham
Beck Jarvis Families Need Fathers
Julie Jefferies Office for National Statistics
An-Magritt Jensen Professor of Sociology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Ragni Hege Kitterod Division for Social and Demographic Research, Oslo
Alison Koslowski       Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Edinburgh
Edward Kruk Associate Professor of Social Work, University of British Columbia
Charlie Lewis    Professor of Psychology, University of Lancaster
Ghislaine Lanteigne PhD Candidate, University College London
Jan Lyngstad     Research Fellow, SSB Statistics Norway
Mavis Maclean            Director, OXFLAP, Oxford University
Evelyn Mahon School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin
Claude Martin Director, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), University of Rennes
Alex Masardo    Centre for Biomedical Ethics/Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham
Judith Masson Professor of Socio-Legal studies, University of Bristol
Yoav Mazeh Ono Academic College
Steve McKay     Professor of Social Policy, University of Birmingham
Bren Neale Professor of Life Course and Family Research, University of Leeds
Philippa Newis Policy Officer, Gingerbread
Annika Newnham School of Law, University of Portsmouth
Natalie Nikolina PhD student, University of Utrecht
Maureen Obi-Ezekpazu Bar Council/Barrister - Tooks Chambers
Craig Pickering CEO, Families Need Fathers
Teresa Piconto Novales Faculty of Law, University of Zaragoza
Lidia Panico Research Student, University College London
Sophie Pennec French National institute for Demographic Studies (INED) and  Visiting Research associate at NATSEM, University of Canberra
Gerard Poussin Professor of Psychology, University Pierre Mendès France - Grenoble
Anna Proske Deutsches Jugendinstitut
Bryan Rodgers Australian National University
Sarah Rogers University of Edinburgh
Penelope Russell School of Law, University of Sheffield
Michaela Schier German Youth Institute, Munich
Judith Scott Director of Family Mediation, Institue of Family Mediation
Christine Skinner Social Policy Research Unit, University of York
Kristin Skjorten Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Oslo
An Katrien Sodermans Centre for Sociological Research, Catholic University of Leuven
Montse Solsona Department of Geography, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Carol Smart Director, Morgan Centre for the Study of Relationships and Personal Lives
Bruce Smyth       Associate Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Australian National University 
Tom Sorell         John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham
Adam Swift         Lecturer in Politics, University of Oxford
Laurent Toulemon  Institut national d’etudes demographiques (INED), Paris
Machteld Vonk Assistant Professor, Utrecht Centre for European Research into Family Law
Fran Wasoff     Emeritus Professor of family policies, University of Edinburgh
Ines Weyland                 Family Mediators Association/Family Mediation
Bob Williams School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham
Stephen Wilkinson Professor of Bioethics and Co-Director of the Research Centre for Law, Ethics, & Society, University of Keele
Karen Woodall Director, Centre for Separated Families
Jackie Wyke Grandparents’ Association
Hannah Zegal PhD student, University of Edinburgh


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