Dr Shereen Hussein BSc, MSc (LSHTM), PhD (LSE)
Principal Research Fellow (Chair)
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 1669
Professional background and areas of interest
Shereen is a demographer with expertise in labour-migration, sociology and economics. Her main research revolves around ageing, family dynamics, migration and long term care.
Shereen has previously worked with the United Nations, the Population Council, the World Bank, and the League of Arab States. Shereen has conducted research in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region on health equity, women’s autonomy, family formation and decision making within the family structure.
Shereen’s current research focuses on ageing demographics, long term care demand and migration within the UK and Europe. Current and recent projects include migrant workers and global care; transnational social work; diversity, structure and wage differentials in the long term care sector; national evaluations of new models of working; and the interactions between organisational and personal factors on job satisfaction, burnout and retention. Shereen is particularly interested in quantitative modelling and combining knowledge from existing and new data sources and has made use of several national and international routinely collected and survey datasets.
Shereen is also the founder and author of the Social Care Workforce Periodical, and the network lead of ROWM, the Research On Workforce Mobility research network. Shereen sits on a number of governmental and non-governmental advisory boards and she is also an Adjunct Professor in Applied Statistics and Population Science at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Follow @DrShereeHussein on Twitter. See Shereen's Academia.edu page.
Shereen Hussein CV, September 2016
Current and recent International Visiting Research Fellows working with Dr Hussein
Katrine Bjerke, University of Bergen (2016)
Dr Majid Koosheshi, University of Tehran (December 2014 – April 2015)
Dr Allen Bartley, University of Auckland (July 2014 – )
Professor Karen Christensen, University of Bergen (September 2011 – August 2013)
Dr Sema Öglak, Dokuz Eylül University (October 2011 – March 2012)
Current PhD students
Caroline Green (January 2016 – )