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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research



Professor Becky Tunstall held the position of Joseph Rowntree Professor of Housing Policy and was the Director of the Centre for Housing Policy (CHP) at the University of York between 2011 and 2016.

Having read PPE at the University of Oxford, Becky also holds an MA and Diploma in Urban Design. She studied for her PhD in Social Policy and Administration at the London School of Economics, lecturing there prior to her move to York.

Becky’s research interests range across the fields of housing and social policy, with a focus on social housing, neighbourhoods and inequality. She is widely published and has a strong track record of engaging with policy makers and practitioners.  

Visiting Fellow
Professor Rebecca  Tunstall