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Dr. Lucy Jordan
Associate Professor (Affiliated)
Department of Social Work and Social Administration


Lucy Jordan

Dr Jordan works at the intersection of social policy and population studies. Her professional and research experience emphasizes market-state-civil society strategies to address social protection needs and vulnerabilities of families and youth. The overarching question driving Dr. Jordan’s scholarship and practice is to understand how government policies and practices influence and impact on intimate family life. Current research focuses on migration and the family in emerging economies of Asia. Dr. Jordan has held research grants as PI from the RGC (Hong Kong), British Academy (UK), National Institute of Health (NIH) (USA), as CO-I from the Ministry of Education (MOE) (Singapore), ESRC (UK) and international research consultancy on child protection topics has been funded by UNICEF and Terres D’Hommes. She also holds an honorary appointment as Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA), University of Johannesburg recognizing her contribution to the development of social development research in sub-Saharan Africa.

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