Geoff Dench


Geoff studied Archaeology & Anthropology at Cambridge and then for a PhD in Social Institutions at the LSE. He first worked at the Institute of Community Studies as research assistant in 1962. He went on to become Professor of Sociology at Middlesex University before rejoining us as research associate in 1992 and research fellow in 1999.

Author of over a dozen books and some seventy articles and chapters, he has written widely on gender roles and is currently working on the role of grandparents and the concept of meritocracy.