University Lecturer, Department of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge
Dr Robbie Duschinsky is a University Lecturer in the Department of Public Health & Primary Care at the University of Cambridge. His research primarily focuses on children, families and theories of human behaviour, integrating approaches from psychology, sociology, history and philosophy.
He has published in a variety of journals, including articles in Sociology; Journal of Social Policy; Sociological Review; Nursing Inquiry; Philosophy;and Review of General Psychology.
Before taking up his current post in Cambridge in 2015, Dr Duschinsky was Research Lead, Research Ethics Coordinator and a Reader in the Department of Social Work & Communities at Northumbria University. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Gender Studies.
He is currently Principal Investigator on a New Investigator Award from the Wellcome Trust for research on debates in attachment theory and their implications for clinical and social welfare practice. As part of this project, his research has addressed young children’s emotion regulation, stress behaviours and capacities for self-management.