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Professor Ruth Lister
Loughborough University

Professor Ruth Lister

Ruth Lister is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University and sits on the National Advisory Panel of Class. Now a Labour Peer, Ruth was previously the Professor and Head of the Department of Applied Social Studies at the University of Bradford and prior to that the Director of the Child Poverty Action Group.

Ruth has written a number of books on the subjects of poverty, gender, social justice and citizenship.

Photograph: Dods