Elodie Marandet is a qualitative researcher with interests in neoliberalism, subjectivities, governance and social policies. Her work has focused on the restructuring of the welfare state in the UK, including family and welfare-to-work policies, gender and post-compulsory education as well as aid relations and global governance. She has a PhD from Brunel University. Her work has been published in the British Educational Research Journal and Space and Polity, and she recently contributed to a volume of a Springer Major reference Work on the Geographies of Children and Young People. Elodie is a member of the consultancy network Keep Your Shoes Dirty and has worked as a tutor at the Institute of Development Studies.