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Roxanne Connelly

Assistant Professor


Room: D0.23 (Social Sciences Building)

Telephone: +44 (0) 24 765 75659

Advice and Feedback Hours: Fridays 0900-1100 (or by appointment via email)


Roxanne joined the Department of Sociology and the Warwick Q-Step Centre in November 2015. She holds a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Applied Social Research, and completed her PhD in Sociology in 2014.

Roxanne has previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Administrative Data Research Centre at the University of Edinburgh, and as a Research Officer at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies, UCL Institute of Education.

Roxanne's research examines social inequalities, and is located within the fields of social stratification and the sociology of education.


QS106: Understanding Social Inequalities (First Year Optional Module, Spring Term)
QS904: Research Design, Workflow and Data Management (MSc Core Module, Autumn Term)

Roxanne is the director of the MSc in Quantitative Social Research.

Roxanne is happy to supervise PhD students interested in Social Stratification, the Sociology of Education, or quantitative research methods.

Research Interests

  • Social Stratification
  • Sociology of Education
  • Psychological Measures in Societal Contexts
  • Data Intensive Social Science
  • Research Transparency and Reproducibility
  • Complex Social Survey Data
  • Administrative Data
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis

For publications see: Google Scholar

For code see: GitHub

Current Research Projects

Have Socio-Economic Inequalities in Childhood Cognitive Test Scores Changed? A Secondary Analysis of Three British Birth Cohorts. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, Secondary Data Analysis Initiative.