Dr Jeremy Davies leads the Fatherhood Institute’s communications and campaigns, and contributes to research and policy development.
Since 2017 this has included promoting several studies in a series called Contemporary Fathers in the UK, funded by the Nuffield Foundation – including:
He also runs impact partnerships with external clients – including MITEY (Men In The Early Years), a campaign/network part-funded by the Department for Education, to support more men to work in the early years education sector; GenderEYE (Gender Diversification in Early Years Education), an ESRC-funded collaboration with Professor Jo Warin at Lancaster University, and PIECE (Paternal Involvement and its Effects on Children’s Education), a new ESRC-funded project with Dr Helen Norman at the University of Leeds.
Jeremy is a member of the Global Equality Collective and Diverse Educators, was Deputy Chair of the Department for Education’s Gender Diversity Task and Finish Group (2017-18), and sat on the Fawcett Society’s Commission on Gender Stereotypes in Early Childhood (2019-20). He holds a Masters in Research and a fatherhood-related PhD, and has taught social policy, gender and politics modules at the University of Manchester. He has one son.
The Fatherhood Institute is one of the most respected fatherhood organisations in the world. A registered UK charity (number 1075104), it works – through research, policy change and father-inclusion training – to create a society that: