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Virginia Morrow

Virginia Morrow is Reader in Childhood Studies at the Institute of Education,  University of London, where she is Programme Leader of the MA Sociology of Childhood and Children’s Rights. Children and young people have been the focus of her research activities since 1988. Her main research interests are methods and ethics of social research with children; sociology of childhood and children's rights; social capital in relation to children and young people; child labour and children’s work; children’s understandings of family and other social environments. She is an editor of Childhood: a global journal of child research. She is also the author of numerous papers and reports. She has been working with the Young Lives team at Oxford since 2007, advising on ethics and methods of research with children.