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Department of Psychology


Prof Susan Golombok

has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy, in recognition of her achievements in the social sciences.

Susan Golombok is Professor of Family Research, Director of the Centre for Family Research at the University of Cambridge and Professorial Fellow at Newnham College. Her research examines the impact of new family forms on parenting and child development, specifically lesbian mother families, gay father families, single mothers by choice and families created by assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilisation (IVF), donor insemination, egg donation and surrogacy.

Prof Golombok says, “I am delighted to have been elected to the British Academy and that this area of research has now been recognised.”

Congratulations Professor Susan Golombok !