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Professor Lyn Craig

PhD (UNSW), BSocSc (Honours) (UNSW), BA (Sociology) (Massey), DipBusStuds (Massey), DipSocWk (Victoria University of Wellington)

Elected: 2015

Discipline: Sociology

Specialisation: Gender, work and family, parenthood, time use; comparative social policy

Profile

Professor Lyn Craig is Director of the Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales. Her interests include the time impacts of children, care, and social reproduction; motherhood, fatherhood, and gender equity; the division of domestic labour, work-family balance and comparative family and social policy. She is completing an ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship (2010-15). She serves on the ARC College of Experts, the Editorial Boards of the American Sociological Review and Social Problems, is an Associate Editor of Feminist Economics, and is on the Associate Editorial Board of Work, Employment and Society. She is an Affiliate of the Centre for Time Use Research, Oxford University,  a member of the Executive Council of the International Association for Time Use Research, the ABS Gender Statistics Advisory Board and the NSW Advisory Council for Women’s Economic Opportunity.

Awards

2010-2015: ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship

2006-2009: ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence Life Course Centre, University of Queensland

Executive Council, International Association of Time Use Researchers

Research Affiliate, Centre for Time Use Research, University of Oxford

Research Affiliate, Time Use Laboratory, Maryland Population Centre, University of Maryland

American Sociology Association

Population Association of America

The Australian Sociology Association

International Association of Feminist Economists

Society for the Study of Social Problems

Work and Family Policy Roundtable

Work and Family Researchers Network

International Sociological Association (RC06 Family; RC19 Poverty, Social Welfare & Social Policy)

Publications

Craig, Lyn and Bridget Jenkins 2015 ‘The composition of parents and grandparents’ childcare time: gender and generational patterns in care activity, multitasking and co-presence’ Ageing and Society published online first 10.1017/S0144686X14001548

Craig, Lyn, Abigail Powell and Ciara Smyth 2014 ‘Towards intensive parenting? Changes in the composition and determinants of mothers and fathers’ time with children 1992-2006′British Journal of Sociology 65 (3) 555-579

Craig, Lyn and Judith Brown 2014 ‘Weekend work and leisure time with family and friends: who misses out?’ Journal of Marriage and Family 76 (4) 710-727

Craig, Lyn, Abigail Powell and Natasha Cortis 2012 ‘Self-employment, work-family time and the gender division of labour’, Work, Employment and Society 26 (5) 716-734

Craig, Lyn and Killian Mullan 2011 ‘How fathers and mothers share childcare: a cross-national time-use comparison’, American Sociological Review 76 (6): 834-861

Contact

Website: https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/about-us/people/lyn-craig/
Email: lcraig [at] unsw.edu.au
Work Phone: (02) 9385 7842

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