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Professor Tracy Shildrick
University of Leeds

Professor Tracy Shildrick

Tracy Shildrick is a Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds, having previously worked at Teeside University. Her current areas of research include youth transitions, worklessness, poverty and social exclusion.

Recent projects include two studies for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation looking at the ‘low pay, no pay cycle’ and the idea of ‘intergenerational cultures of worklessness’. Tracy has also published work aimed at challenging myths about poverty.