European Academy of Sociology - Fellows

Prof. Dr. Melinda Mills

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Prof. Dr. Melinda Mills

Fellow of the European Academy of Sociology


Melinda Mills is Nuffield Professor of Sociology at Nuffield College and Head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford. Since 2012, she has been the Editor-in-Chief of the European Sociological Review and is the Principal Investigator of the ERC funded SOCIOGENOME project ( Her main areas of research include fertility, partnerships, work-family reconciliation, work schedules, biodemography and sociogenomics. Her current projects examine late motherhood and the social and genetic influences on fertility and family behaviour. She recently published an introductory book on survival and event history methods in the statistical programme R and has other books on globalization, uncertainty and the life course and nonstandard working arrangements.