Dr Vanessa Fortune BA Hons, MA, PhD

Research Fellow

Key details

Dr Vanessa Fortune

Research Fellow

Vanessa Fortune joined the Institute of Lifecourse Development as a Research Fellow in September 2021. She received her PhD in Psychology from University of Greenwich in January 2021.

She has a background in Sociology and Social Psychology. She has also worked in the third sector for a decade in bid writing, research and programme development roles.

Posts held previously

  • 2020-2021, Research Assistant, University of Greenwich
  • 2017-2020, Research Student/PhD Candidate,  University of Greenwich
  • 2012-2020, Various Roles in the Third Sector

Research / Scholarly interests

Vanessa’s research interests include overarching themes of social inclusion, equality and gender. With a focus on grassroots/community interventions and the role of sport in society.