Karen West

Karen West is a senior lecturer in public policy at Aston University. Her substantive research focus is on health, social care and the policy and politics of ageing. She has also held visiting positions at the University of Umeå’s Ageing and Living Conditions Centre in Sweden. Karen has taught at undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing professional development levels, and has supervised a number of PhD theses to successful completion. She was previously director of the PhD programme in the School of Languages and Social Sciences at Aston and is currently director of undergraduate programmes in Sociology and Policy.

Latest Articles by KarenWest

  1. boardroom executives, boardroom conflict, board members

    26 September, 2016

    The murky politics of boardroom pay

    Prime minister Theresa May has made executives part of policy plans, while the rise in boardroom pay appears to partly be a result of “elite collective action”.