Eleanor ‘Ellie’ Ott

Ellie is a Research Fellow at the Rees Centre. She is leading future Rees research on asylum-seeking young people in foster care and contributing in particular to the centre’s research on foster carers and the matching between children and carers.

Photo Dr Ellie Ott

ellie.ott@education.ox.ac.uk

Previously, Ellie managed the Humanitarian Evidence Programme at Oxfam. She has a doctorate on the well-being of resettled refugees from the Centre for Evidence Based Intervention at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Dr Ott also holds an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the Oxford Department of International Development, a BS in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh, and a BA in French and History from the University of Pittsburgh. Ellie has been a consultant to the UN Refugee Agency and previously worked as a research analyst and Truman-Albright Fellow in the US Department of Health and Human Services improving research on children and families. She is also a foster carer.

Publications

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