Ginny is Visiting Professor at UCL (University College London), based in the Social Research Institute. She was Young Lives' Deputy Director from 2011 to 2017. Previously she held academic positions at the University of Cambridge, London School of Economics, Brunel University and the Institute of Education, University of London, where she was programme leader of the MA Sociology of Childhood and Children's Rights, from 2004 to 2010. Her research focuses on children’s work, violence affecting children, sociological approaches to the study of childhood and children’s rights, the ethics of social research, children’s understanding of family, and children and ‘social capital’. She has published extensively, and has been a member of numerous Advisory Groups and Research Ethics Committees. She also acts as Ethics Advisor on research projects. She was a co-editor of Childhood: A Journal of Global Child Research from 2006 to 2016. Due to her expertise in the ethics of social research, Ginny is providing ethics advice to the WorkFREE project as it conducts research in Hyderabad.
G. Crivello & V. Morrow (2021) Ethics learning from Young Lives: 20 years on
P. Alderson & V. Morrow (2020) The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People: A Practical Handbook (Second Edition). SAGE, London.