Julie Selwyn Appointed Professor of Education and Adoption

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Category: News

The department is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Julie Selwyn, CBE as Professor of Education and Adoption, joining the Rees Centre on 2 April 2019 to lead the Hadley Research Programme.

Julie joins us from the University of Bristol and brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise of research in children’s social care, with a particular focus on adoption and children’s subjective wellbeing. Her current projects include: ‘An Evaluation of the Regionalisation of Adoption Agencies’ in partnership with Ecorys, ‘Bright Spots: understanding the subjective well-being of looked after children and care leavers’ in partnership with Coram Voice, and ‘Improving the matching of children with adoptive parents’ with Adoption Central England.  Julie is also a member of the National Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board.