Jane Lewis is Director of Research in Practice. After an early career in law, including private and public family law, she moved into social policy research. She was Director of the Qualitative Research Unit at NatCen, carrying out research and evaluation largely for central government across the social policy agenda. At NCB (the National Children’s Bureau) she was Director of Research, Evidence and Evaluation.
Jane Lewis was Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics until 1996, and is currently a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, She is the author of many books and articles, including (editor) Women and Social Policies in Europe (1993) and, with Kathleen Kiernan and Hilary Land, Lone Mothers in Twentieth Century Britain: from footnote to front page (1998).