Andreas Culora works as an analyst in the area of home affairs and social policy at RAND Europe. He uses a range of quantitative and qualitative techniques to undertake research in social policy areas including education, international migration, quality of life and housing affordability. Prior to joinind RAND Europe, Culora deployed a mixed-methods approach to complete a Ph.D. on housing in multiple occupation (shared rented housing) within the Department of Geography at Loughborough University.
During his studies, Culora worked as a research assistant, collaborating with two local authorities to evaluate and shape housing and planning policies related to HMO. Upon finishing his Ph.D., he was employed as a university teacher and postdoctoral researcher at Loughborough, working on projects in a range of social policy areas including further and higher education, housing and planning policy, population change and migration, gentrification, community cohesion, and crime.