Sam Baars

Sam Baars
  • Director of Research
  • Company: LKMco

Sam Baars is Director of Research at LKMco. He has particular interests in youth research, area-based inequalities and social science impact, and has experience using a range of quantitative and qualitative methods, from film-based work in schools to rapid research reviews and large-scale survey analysis. His published academic work focuses on the public value of social science, and how young people’s aspirations are shaped by the areas they live in. Sam holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford, and an MSc and PhD in Social Change from the University of Manchester.