Elizabeth Washbrook is a Lecturer in Quantitative Methods for Education and a member of the Centre for Multilevel Modelling at the University of Bristol, and an Associate of the Columbia Population Research Center. Since earning her Ph.D., she has been a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, a Post-doctoral Scholar at Columbia University and a Visiting Scholar at the VU University, Amsterdam. Her interests include the relationships between family background, policy and early childhood outcomes and methodological issues in the analysis of longitudinal data. She is a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation for 2013-14, working on a cross-national comparative project on socioeconomic background and educational trajectories.
Washbrook received a B.A. in Economics from Clare College, Univeristy of Cambridge in 1998, a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Bristol in 2001, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bristol in 2007.