Ingela Naumann

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Ingela Naumann is Deputy Director of the Graduate School of Social and Political Science and Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at Edinburgh University. She holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and worked and studied in Zurich, Berlin and New York before coming to Edinburgh in 2005.

Her research focuses on the comparative politics and history of welfare state reform with particular reference to childcare, education and work/family reconciliation issues. She is active in public engagement networks such as Nordic Horizons and the Child’s Curriculum, supporting policy learning from abroad and the development of child- and family-friendly policies.

Working Group: Scottish Constitutional Reform


Areas of Interest
Economics and Social Sciences
University of Edinburgh
Key words
social policy, comparative politics, welfare-state reform

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