Researcher biography

Janeen Baxter is Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course in the Institute for Social Science Research.

Janeen conducts research in the areas of gender, families, households, social disadvantage and the life course.

Janeen is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and a member of its Executive Committee. She has recently held an Australian Research Council Professorial Fellowship and is a former Chair of the Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences panel for the ARC College of Experts.