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Dr Angela Ellis Paine

Research Fellow,
Third Sector Research Centre

Dr Angela Ellis Paine is a Research Fellow at the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham, where she is working on a number of studies exploring different aspects of voluntary action: discourses of voluntary action at two transformational moments in the welfare state (1940s and 2010s); a qualitative, longitudinal study of change in the making within the voluntary sector; and a study of community hospitals, with a focus on issues of community engagement and value. Before joining TSRC, Angela was Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research. She is co-author of the book Volunteering and Society in the 21st Century, and co-chair of the Voluntary Sector Studies Network.