Professor Tracy Shildrick
University of Leeds
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.
- Delivering Brexit Won’t Stem Anger At Establishment (11 Feb 2019)
- Tax and the wealthy: the tip of a very unhealthy iceberg (19 Apr 2016)
- Steelwork closures and the importance of class and place (28 Oct 2015)
- Child poverty: all not quite what it seems? (26 Jun 2015)