Dr Agnes Hann

Agnes has been a social researcher for over seven years. She has worked in a range of applied and academic research settings on subjects as varied as mental health and wellbeing, gender, children and families, personal finance and debt, community networks, and employment relations. Agnes joined the McPin Foundation in 2014 and works on our evaluation of Kent County Council’s high-profile Mental Wellbeing Programme. She also manages our mixed methods service-user evaluation of IAPT services for people with severe mental illness.

A social anthropologist by training, Agnes is passionate about the potential of in-depth qualitative research methodologies and cultural analysis to understand people’s experiences and bring about social change. Agnes has a MA (Cantab) in Social Anthropology, and a MSc and a PhD in Anthropology from the London School of Economics.