Helen Russell

Helen Russell (Dr)

Dr. Helen Russell is an Associate Research Professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute where she is deputy head of the Social Research Division. She has a doctorate in sociology from the University of Oxford and prior to working at the ESRI held the position of Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. Her research covers a range of inter-connecting issues relating to equality, social inclusion and the labour market. She has been Principle Investigator on numerous projects including a multi-annual research programme of research on Equality and Discrimination. She is currently working on a European-wide study on the impact of recession on the quality of work and well-being, using the European Social Survey and was a member of the international design team for the module on work and well-being in the ESS 2010. This research will be published by Oxford University Press in 2013.