The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Graham Crow as its Director, effective 1 January 2013.

Graham brings a wealth of experience to the post of Director. Since 2006 Graham has been a Deputy Director of the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) and he was lead organiser of the Research Methods Festivals in 2008 and 2010. Graham brings to the SGS-DTC his experience of working in complex, networked organisations that promote the development of research methods in the social sciences. In addition Graham is a nationally recognised authority on research into methods. He is currently working on projects, together with Rose Wiles, on methodological innovation and on 'missing data' in qualitative research.

Graham's publications have spanned all of these issues and areas. His latest book is Stepfamilies (Palgrave, 2011), coauthored by Graham Allan and Sheila Hawker. Some of Graham's other books include: The Art of Sociological Argument (Palgrave, 2005); with Sue Heath, Social Conceptions of Time: Structure and Process in Work and Everyday Life (Palgrave, 2002); Social Solidarities: Theories, Identities and Social Change (Open University Press, 2002); and with Graham Allan, Families, Households and Society (Palgrave, 2001).

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