Professor Janeen Baxter

Life Course Centre, University of Queensland

Janeen Baxter is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course in the Institute for Social Science Research at The University of Queensland. Janeen has research interests in inequality, family, gender and the life course and has published widely in these areas. Janeen is an elected fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, a former member and Chair of the ARC Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences College of Experts and a former member and Chair of the HILDA Expert Advisory Group. She is currently a member of the Expert Advisory Panel for the Commonwealth Department of Social Services Try, Test and Learn Fund.