Nathan Hudson

Research Director

Nathan Hudson is Research Director in the Crime and Justice team, with expertise in the interdisciplinary study of poverty, disadvantage and inequality. Nathan’s research addresses several key areas within UK social policy. His main area of expertise is LGB&T+ equality, where he has undertaken research on a range of issues including recruitment discrimination, non-binary gender identities and transgender awareness in education and training.

As a mixed-methods researcher Nathan is experienced in both qualitative and quantitative methods. This includes expertise in undertaking qualitative research with vulnerable groups, as well as stakeholder research, particularly within voluntary and community sector. Nathan also has expertise in providing syntheses of research, having undertaken scoping, rapid evidence and full systematic reviews for a wide range of clients, including the Home Office, the Government Equalities Office, the Department for Education, and the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Nathan holds a First Class BA (Hons) in Sociology and Social Policy and MA (with Distinction) in Methods of Social Research, both from the University of Kent.