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    Dr Jill Armstrong

    Murray Edwards College
    Huntingdon Road
    CB3 0DF

    Bye Fellow & Researcher for Collaborating with Men project

    Gender Studies

    Bye fellow

    It is a pleasure to be part of Murray Edwards. The college ethos is an attractive and rare combination of ambition for excellence whilst also being friendly, welcoming and inclusive.

    Degrees and honours

    BA (Cantab)

    PhD (University of Sussex, 2016)

    Research Interests

    Gender parity in careers focusing on actionable outcomes for structural and cultural change.


    Jill leads the college’s ‘Collaborating with Men’ research project that aims to change workplace culture to be more inclusive for women. Jill is presenting the research to many organisations and supporting workplace trials of the ideas for behavioural change suggested by the male and female research participants. Prior to her PhD, Jill led two successful commercial market research companies.


    'Like mother, Like Daughter? How career women influence their daughters’ ambition. Published by Policy Press in October 2017.

    Collaborating with Men


    Armstrong, J. (2017) Men on gender balance at work: A masculine, postfeminist analysis.

    Armstrong, J. (2017) Higher Stakes: Generational differences in mother and daughters’ feelings about combining motherhood with a career.