Jana Abdel-Jawadova

Postgraduate Research Student
School of Health and Social Care
 Jana Abdel-Jawadova


Ask me about
  • International Social Work
  • Social Welfare
  • Child Protection


Jana Abdel-Jawadova is a PhD student at the Social Work and Social Justice Division, School of Health and Social Care, University of Essex. Janas most recent role has been working as a research officer within the School of Health and Social Care at the University of Essex. Jana also worked as a junior researcher with Connecting Research to Development based in Lebanon supporting in social development research projects including working on a multidimensional child poverty study. Jana has worked as well as a Gender-Based Violence Emergency caseworker with the International Rescue Committee in their response programme to the Beirut port explosion.


  • MA in Social Work University of Kent (2020)

  • BA in Social Work and Community Development Lebanese American University (2018)

Research and professional activities


The Child Protection System in Lebanon: a Study on the Role of International Actors in Social Welfare

Supervisor: Dr. Aaron Wylie , Dr. Konstantinos (Kostis) Roussos



GB.1.26, Colchester and Southend Campus