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Ben Baumberg Geiger

Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy, University of Kent

I am currently a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy at the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) at the University of Kent, and Co-Director of the University of Kent's Q-Step initiative. I am also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice.

I have a wide range of research interests, currently focused on:
- Disability, the workplace, and the benefits system.
- Attitudes around benefits and 'scroungers'.
- The relationship between evidence and policy.

For further details and a complete publications list, see my personal website (


  • 2015–present
    Senior lecturer, University of Kent