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Professor Richard Wilkinson
The Equality Trust

Professor Richard Wilkinson

Richard Wilkinson is Emeritus Professor of Social Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham Medical School, Honorary Professor at UCL, a Visiting Professor at the University of York and co-founder of The Equality Trust. He now sits on the National Advisory Panel of Class.

Throughout his career Richard has played a formative role in international research on the social determinants of health and on the societal effects of income inequality. Richard is the co-author of the groundbreaking book The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone which won the 2011 Political Studies Association Publication of the Year Award.

Photograph: Campaign for Social Science