Dr Paul Dornan

Senior Policy Officer, Young Lives

Paul is responsible for leading policy activity within Young Lives. His role is to work with researchers and policy staff across the study and to engage with policy communities to develop the Young Lives evidence base and arguments in order to ensure these are relevant and effectively communicated to influence policy debates.

His research interests are in the causes and consequences of child poverty over the life course and poverty reduction policies, including social protection. He has worked on these issues in the UK as well as in middle- and low-income contexts. Before joining Young Lives he was head of policy and research for The Child Poverty Action Group.

He has a PhD in Social Policy from the University of York.

Publications
News
25 September, 2015
Blog Posts from OPHI, Young Lives Explore SDGs as UN Summit Gets Underway
07 January, 2015
New Blog Post: Paul Dornan Outlines Key Findings from Young Lives in 2014
24 July, 2014
Human Development Report 2014 Draws on Young Lives Research on Youth Vulnerabilities
10 May, 2013
BLOG: Paul Dornan on Inequality and the MDGs
25 March, 2013
BLOG: Paul Dornan on How Inequalities Affect How Children Grow Up
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