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Professor of Sociology, University College London., UCL

Alice Sullivan is a sociologist and Head of Research at the UCL Social Research Institute (SRI).

Alice Sullivan's research focusses on social and educational inequalities in the life course. She has made extensive use of secondary data analysis of large-scale longitudinal data sets in her research, with a particular focus on the British birth cohort studies of 1958, 1970 and 2000. She has published on areas including: social class and sex differences in educational attainment, single-sex and co-educational schooling, private and grammar schools, cultural capital, reading for pleasure, social mobility, health inequalities.

Alice was Director of the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) from 2010-2020.


  • –present
    Director of the 1970 British Cohort Study, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, University of London, Institute of Education, University of London