I am Director of the Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business and Associate Prof in Public and Social Policy at the University of East London, United Kingdom and Associate of (1) the Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation & Change at the Leeds University Business School, and (2) the Work Futures Research Centre at the University of Southampton.
I serve as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Family Studies; Editorial Member of the International Journal of Care & Caring; and a Guest co-Editor a Special Issue of the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research & Practice (JCPA) on the methodological challenges for comparative welfare state research.
Prior to coming to the UK, I was a Welfare Studies Fellow at Umeå University in Sweden and served as a policy adviser to central governments and international policy-making communities.
I investigate the intersections between the welfare state, policy, markets and work+family of men and women over the life course and across families / welfare states, and paths to social sustainability and well-being. I apply comparative perspectives and innovative policy analysis methodologies.
Research Fellow, Central European Labour Studies Institute
Acting Director, Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business, University of East London
Senior lecturer, University of East London
Associate, University of Leeds, Leeds University Business School
Work, Care and Global Transitions Fellow, University of Leeds
Welfare Studies Research Fellow, Umea University, Sweden
Senior Policy Adviser, Welfare & Social Development Division, Institute of Macroeconomic Analyses & Development, Government of Slovenia
Detached National Expert , European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Unit for Social and Demographic Analyses
Consultant, Slovenian Human Rights Ombudsman
Project Manager for the Balkans, Stability Pact Gender Task Force and OSCE
Research / Project Manager, UNDP/IMAD
University of Southampton, PhD
University of Ljubljana, MPhil
University of Maynooth, Roskilde, Pavia, MSc
University of Ljubljana, BA
Javornik, J., J. Ingold. A childcare system fit for the future? , In: Foster, L., Brunton, A., Deeming, C. and T. Haux (Eds): In Defence of Welfare 2, Bristol: Policy Press, p. 75-8. http://goo.gl/WOYGEB
L’adieu au modèle de l’homme soutien de famille. Le présent postsocialiste à la lumière du passé socialiste, Politiques sociales et familiales, 115: 11-24
Great expectations. Dual-earner policies and the management of work–family conflict: the examples of Sweden and Slovenia, with A. Grönlund, Families, Relationships and Societies, 3(1): 51-65.
Measuring state de-familialism: Contesting post-socialist exceptionalism, Journal of European Social Policy, 24(3): 240-257.
State socialism: Dismantling the male-breadwinner family model in Central and Eastern Europe?, Umeå University Welfare Studies Working Paper 14/2012: http://goo.gl/eBWwu
Grants and Contracts
Challenging workplace norms to address gender inequality (UKFP HK: UK Futures Programme)
UK Commission for Employment and Skills
The Future of Welfare State Studies Conference
Stiftelsen Riksbankens Jubileumnsfond
Work, Family Researchers Network
British Sociological Association
Social Policy Association
European Consortium for Political Research
International Social Security Association
Council for European Studies
Population Association of America
WFRN International Disability, Work & Parenting Study Group