Professor Lyn Craig

Professor of Sociology and Social Work
University of Melbourne

Professor Lyn Craig is Professor of Sociology and Social Policy and Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne. 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.

Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, she was Scientia Professor and Director of the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney. Lyn serves on the ARC College of Experts, the Editorial Boards of the American Sociological Review and Social Problems, and is an Associate Editor of Feminist Economics. 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, and the ABS Gender Statistics Advisory Board. She is an elected Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.