Professor Laura Lundy

Professor Laura Lundy is Co-Director of the Centre for Children’s Rights and a Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen’s University, Belfast. She is co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Children’s Rights. Her expertise is in children’s right to participate in decision-making, education rights and the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Her 2007 paper,“’Voice’ is not enough” is one of the most highly cited academic papers on children’s rights. Professor Lundy has extensive practical experience of participatory research with children of all ages in diverse social and geographical contexts.