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Professor Julie Selwyn

Professor Julie Selwyn

Professor Julie Selwyn

Honorary Professor

Office Room 1.5, 6 Priory Road
Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6734

Research summary

Adoption, fostering, kinship care, looked after children 

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Julie is a Professor and Director of the Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies at the School for Policy Studies.

Before joining the University, Julie worked for 20 years as a children and families social worker in a variety of settings; child and family support centres, therapeutic communities and as an adoption worker. This practice experience continues to influence her teaching and research. Julie maintains links with practice through contributing to local in-service training programmes and working with Local Authorities on policy and service development.

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