Rachel Rosen is an Associate Professor of Childhood in the Social Research Institute at UCL. Her research focuses on marginalised children and families, especially those with precarious immigration status; the intersection of welfare and border policies which shape their lives; and their practices of sustenance, care, and solidarity.

She is co-author of Negotiating Adult–Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research, and co-editor of Crisis for whom? Critical global perspectives on childhood, care, and migration (in press), Reimagining Childhood StudiesFeminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes? and Childhood, Parenting Culture, and Adult Child Relations in Global Perspectives.