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Schoon, Ingrid

Ingrid Schoon is Professor of Human Development and Social Policy at the Institute of Education, University of London, and Research Director of the Centre for Youth Transitions (CAYT) funded by the Department of Education. She is coordinating the international post-doctoral Jacobs Foundation Fellowship ‘PATHWAYS to Adulthood’, is a member of the International Collaborative for the Analysis of Pathways from Childhood to Adulthood (CAPCA) organised by the University of Michigan. Her research interests are focused on issues of human development across the life course, in particular the transition from dependent childhood to independent adulthood, the study of risk and resilience, the realization of individual potential in a changing socio-historical context, social and gender equalities in attainment, health and well-being, and the intergenerational transmission of (dis)advantage. She was Associate Editor of the Journal for Research on Adolescence, is consulting editor for Developmental Psychology, member of the editorial board of the ‘European Psychologist’, ‘Advances in Life Course Research’, and ‘Longitudinal and Life Course Studies’. She is treasurer for the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD) and founding member of the Society for Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies (SLLS). Her publications include over 100 scholarly articles, a monograph on ‘Risk and Resilience’, an edited book on ‘Transitions from school-to-work’, both published by Cambridge University Press.

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