Linda Woodhead appointed as member of ESRC Council
17 July 13
David Willetts, the Minister for Universities and Science, has appointed four new council members to the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Professor Linda Woodhead is Professor of Sociology of Religion at Lancaster University. She has previously been Director of the £12m AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme and her main interest is in the interactions between religious change and wider social, economic and political changes in contemporary societies.
Professor Linda Woodhead has been appointed to Council for three years from 1 August 2013 to 31 July 2016.