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Research Associate, University of Essex

Amy Clair is a Research Associate at the University of Essex and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Australian Centre for Housing Research, University of Adelaide. Prior to this she was a Research Fellow in MiSoC/ISER at the University of Essex and a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford. She has a PhD in Social Policy from the University of York.

Her research interests include housing, education, health, and well-being. Recent work has explored housing precariousness, the influence of housing on children's well-being, and studying the association between housing and health using biomarker data.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Associate, University of Essex
  • 2021–present
    Postdoctoral fellow, Australian Centre for Housing Research, University of Adelaide
  • 2017–2021
    Research Fellow, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex
  • 2014–2017
    Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford

Education

  • 2015 
    University of York, PhD in Social Policy