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Laura Richards-Gray

Supervisor: Dr Rainbow Murray and Dr Peter Allen


Research Topic: Public attitudes and political talk: the legitimation of gender inequality in welfare policy

Education/Professional Qualifications

  • BA Joint Honours in English and History
  • MA in Politics

Work Experience
Research Officer for the Electoral Commission; Research Manager for the Audit Commission; Senior Research Officer for the Liberal Democrats; Research Manager at Ipsos MORI

Research Interests
British politics; the Welfare State; the relationship between public opinion and policy; political discourse and the legitimation of policy; the impact of policy on gender equality

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