Mark Reed

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Research Assistant
Cambridge Office

Education

M.Sc. in social policy and social research (with systematic reviews), University College London; B.A. in law and sociology (qualifying degree), University of Warwick

Overview

Mark Reed (he/him) is a research assistant working in the area of home affairs and social policy. His research interests include the use of participatory research methods and Mode 2 knowledge production in policy research, as well as the intersection between counter-terrorism strategy and education policy.

He focused on the latter through his master's dissertation, which aimed to explore perspectives on the UK Prevent Strategy from within the education sector via a qualitative systematic review. Methodologically, he is experienced with both primary and secondary qualitative data collection and analysis methods such as: interviews and focus groups; ethnography and thematic analysis; as well as qualitative synthesis approaches such as thematic synthesis and meta-ethnography.

Prior to joining RAND Europe, Reed completed an M.Sc. in social policy and social research (with systematic reviews) from UCL. He also holds a B.A. in law and sociology (qualifying degree) from the University of Warwick.

Recent Projects

  • Evaluation of SAFE Taskforces
  • Infrastructure Version 2
  • NAO Cold Reviews
  • Green jobs and skills development for disadvantaged groups

Selected Publications

Hofman, Joanna, Michaela Bruckmayer, Katrin Feyerabend, Simon Larmour, Mark Reed, and Lydia Lymperis, Green jobs and skills development for disadvantaged groups, RAND Corporation (RR-A1603-1), 2022

Publications