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Dr Abigail Knight
UCL Institute of Education, University College London
20 Bedford Way
London
WC1H 0AL
Appointment
  • Research Officer
  • IOE - Social Science
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography

I studied History and trained and worked as a social worker with children and families in London before becoming a Researcher. I am a qualitative researcher with over 20 years experience of carrying out research about the lives of children, young people and their families from sociological and social policy perspectives. I am a member of the UCL IOE Ethics Committee.

Research Summary

My particular research interests are: experiences of looked after children and disabled children and their families; children, young people and their local neighbourhoods; children and families living in poverty; intergenerational perspectives; biographical methods, oral history and use of narrative archival sources in social research. 

Teaching Summary

I teach on the following courses:

 MA Sociology of Childhood and Children's Rights

   - Tutor on Children's Rights in Practice module

   - Guest Lecturer and Tutor for Researching Childhood module

   - Tutor for Dissertations

 'Introduction to Narrative Methods'  - specialist course for the Doctoral school

 'Introduction to Narrative Methods' - DEdPsych


Academic Background
2013 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Sociology Institute of Education
1991 MSc Master of Science – Social Work and Policy London School of Economics and Political Science
1985 BA Bachelor of Arts – History University of Exeter
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