Larissa joined CLS in 2022 as a Research Fellow (Survey Manager) working on the Millennium Cohort Study.
Larissa has 20 years’ experience working in academic and voluntary sector organisations. In 2022, she completed her PhD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, where she also taught statistics modules in the Sociology department and conducted training on Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Study. Prior to this, Larissa worked as a Senior Researcher at The Children’s Society, The Police Foundation and UNICEF UK. Her main research interests are childhood socioeconomic disadvantage, family and peer relationship quality, and children’s well-being.