Professor Jo Boyden
Professor of International Development and Director, Young Lives
Oxford Department of International Development
Jo Boyden has been an authority on child development and children's rights since the mid-1980s. Over that time, she has worked on various aspects of research and policy with children, particularly child labour, education, children in conflict (especially working with the Refugee Studies Centre), as well as publishing on childhood resilience in the context of adversity, poverty, and socio-cultural development.