Bruce Stafford is Professor of Public Policy in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, The University of Nottingham.  He has 35 years' experience of applied public and social policy research.  Before joining Nottingham University in February 2006, he was a social and policy researcher in local government and at the Universities of Birmingham, Loughborough and Salford.   His research interests focus on social security and evaluation studies.

He has a PhD (Urban and Regional Studies) from Birmingham University and a BA (Social Sciences) from Middlesex Polytechnic

A list of his academic publications can be found here
A list of his research projects and further details about selected projects can be found here
Contact details here

The School offers two taught postgraduate masters degrees in public policy and management:

and two professional doctorates: