Researcher biography

Dr Wojtek Tomaszewski is a Research Group Leader at the Institute for Social Science Research, and a Senior Research Fellow in the ARC Centre of Excellence on Families and Children over the Life Course (the Life Course Centre). He holds a BSc and MSc in Mathematics, as well as an MA in Sociology from the University of Warsaw, Poland and a PhD in Social Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Wojtek joined UQ from the National Centre for Social Research in London and has specialist expertise in quantitative research methods and advanced statistical analysis.

Wojtek has a strong research interest in the impact of disadvantage on educational and labour market outcomes in young people. He has undertaken a number of research projects for the British government, and for the State and Commonwealth Governments in Australia. He has published in high-profile international academic journals, including Journal of Youth Studies, Social Indicators Research, Journal of Sociology and Social Service Review.