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Alice is a PhD candidate and a member of the King’s College London and The Edge Foundation project team on an ESRC-funded study – Opportunity, equality and agency in England: a longitudinal study of post-16 transitions. Alice’s research is linked to this study and focuses on youth participation in government policymaking.

Alice’s background is in youth and community work. Prior to joining King’s, she was a Policy Advisor in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Working in the Youth Policy Team, she led an expansion of national youth voice programmes to enable young people to participate in government policy making. Alice is a qualified youth worker and alongside her studies, she is a trustee for a local youth charity and volunteers in a youth club and a Girlguiding unit.

Alice's thesis title is: Young people as policy actors: an exploration of their position, involvement and influence in government policymaking.

Principal supervisor: Professor Sharon Gewirtz

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Secondary supervisor: Dr Tania de St Croix

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