Senior Research Associate, Manchester Metropolitan University

Katy is a Senior Research Associate in the Decent Work and Productivity Research Centre at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has previously held research posts at the University of Salford and The Work Foundation, a Westminster based think tank part of Lancaster University. She has a BA (Hons) in Economics and Politics from the University of Manchester, an MSc in Social Policy Research from the London School of Economics, and a PhD in Educational Research from Lancaster University.


  • –present
    Research Fellow in the Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit at the University of Salford, University of Salford


  • 2018 
    Lancaster University, PhD Educational Research
  • 2011 
    London School of Economics, MSc Social Policy Research
  • 2009 
    University of Manchester, BA (Hons) Politics and Economics

Professional Memberships

  • Social Policy Association