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Anne Humbert

Visiting Senior Research Fellow


Dr Anne Laure Humbert is a Reader in Gender and Diversity and Director of the Centre for Diversity Policy, Research and Practice at Oxford Brookes University. Anne has worked extensively on developing methodologies and indicators for measuring gender equality in multiple settings. She specialises in applying advanced quantitative methods to comparative social and economic analysis. She has previously held positions at Cranfield University and Middlesex University London.  

Recent and current projects include looking at the impact of gender and diversity in STEM research teams, implementing gender equality plans in universities across Europe, gender, pay and working condition in nursing for the Royal College of Nursing and assessing the feasibility of creating an award or certification system for gender equality in Europe. Some recent publications include: “A rights-based approach to board quotas and how hard sanctions work for gender equality”, European Journal of Women's Studies 2019, with Kelan and Clayton-Hathway; and “The perils of gender beliefs for men leaders as change agents for gender equality” European Management Review 2018, with Kelan and van den Brink.