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Jane Elliott

Visiting Fellow
Professor of Sociology, University of Exeter

Professor Jane Elliott took up the post of Economic & Social Research Council Chief Executive and Research Councils UK International Champion in October 2014.

Before joining the ESRC Professor Elliott was Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Education, London, the Director of the Centre for Longitudinal Studies and the Director of CLOSER (Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources) programme, both funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

From September 2017, Professor Jane Elliott will leave the ESRC to take up the position of Professor of Sociology at the University of Exeter.

Jane Elliott


(with Marsh, C), Exploring Data: An Introduction to Data Analysis for Social Scientists. Second edition, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2008.

Using Narrative in Social Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, Sage, London, 2005.