Dr Mary Hodgson

Principal Investigator ESRC Bright Futures project Team: Research

Mary is an experienced researcher and strategist working to understand inequality, social change and civic activism. She is a trained ethnographer and experienced mixed methods researcher who has specialized in running innovative and experimental research and action projects in different sectors and has carried out UK and international fieldwork.

She joined The Young Foundation as its Head of Ethnography in Summer 2015, tasked with developing its ethnographic focus and expertise, becoming Director of Research in Summer 2016.

As of March 2018, Mary is the Principal Investigator on the ESRC Bright Futures project.

Mary has a PhD in Anthropology and is a Visiting Fellow at LSE International Inequalities Institute, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Contact: mary.hodgson@youngfoundation.org or 020 8980 6263