RobertWalker

Professor Robert Walker, MBE

Leading Social Policy Academic (University of Oxford)

Robert Walker is an Emeritus Fellow of Green Templeton College and was formerly a Professor of Social Policy at Oxford University. He has served in an advisory and expert role to over a dozen government and international organizations, and in 2012 was awarded an MBE for services to social policy research. Recently he led an international research project focusing on the individual and societal consequences of the shame that people experience as a result of poverty and is currently evaluating the effectiveness of policy initiatives designed to reduce stigma.  He is also working together with ATD Fourth World on participative research on the dimensionality of poverty across seven countries. 

He has published 22 books, over fifty research reports and more than 150 academic articles and chapters on poverty, social security, and research methodology.

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