Dr Jennifer Hamilton
- School of Applied Social and Policy St.
- Jordanstown campus
- +44 28 9036 8462
Dr Jennifer Hamilton has been a Lecturer in social policy since September 2010 and Course Director for health and social care policy since 2013.
She teaches in the areas of gender and social policy, race and ethnicity, children and family policy, research methods and study skills.
Jennifer also co-ordinates the six week placement prgramme for social policy and health and social care policy degrees.
She has been involved in social research among the minority ethnic population in Northern Ireland having previously been Senior Researcher for the Institute for Conflict Research (Belfast).
Her research has included investigating the level of service provision, mainly in the health and education sectors, for minority ethnic communities.
Jennifer has also conducted research into social cohesion among migrants and existing residents, the level and impact of racism in Northern Ireland and the issue of Forced Labour in Northern Ireland. Her research informs her teaching and encourages more active student engagement to enhance the learning experience.
She is also a member of the Social Policy Association (SPA) and was part of the organising committee for the SPA annual conference held in Belfast in June 2015 and June 2016.
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- Challenges and barriers in primary school education: The experiences of Traveller children and young people in Northern IrelandEducation, Citizenship and Social JusticeDate: (2014)
- Picking on vulnerable migrants: precarity and the mushroom industry in Northern IrelandWork, Employment and SocietyDate: (2014)
- The adequacy of Traveller education in Northern IrelandRace, ethnicity and educationDate: (2012)
- Forced labour in Northern Ireland: exploiting vulnerabilityDate: (2011)
- Forced Labour in Northern Ireland: Exploiting Vulnerability.Date: (2011)
- Rhythms and Realities of Everyday Life: A study of the impact of new migrant in Dungannon, part of a wider UK-wide research projectDate: (2007)
- Adequacy and Effectiveness of Educational Provision for Traveller Children and Young People in Northern Ireland.Date: (2007)
- New migrant communities in East Tyrone: a review of the attitudes of staff and students at East Tyrone College towards the migrant population.Date: (2005)
- 'It's their word against mine': Young people's attitudes to the police compalints procedure in Northern Ireland.Children and SocietyDate: (2005)
- 'Learning to Listen' - Young people and the police in Northern IrelandYouth and PolicyDate: (2004)