Mary Daly is a graduate in social and political sciences of the European University Institute and taught at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany and Queen’s University Belfast before joining Oxford in 2012. Her research interests and expertise are primarily focused on the analysis of social policy in advanced OECD countries. Most of her work is comparative, in a European and international context, and interdisciplinary. Mary Daly’s research has been supported by a wide range of funders, including the Economic and Social Research Council, the EU, Council of Europe, the ILO, UN, UN Women and UNICEF. She has been a visiting scholar at a number of universities, including Harvard University (Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies) and Brown University (Population Studies and Training Center).