Saul Becker (born 20 April 1960) FAcSS is a British academic and social scientist renowned for his work on Young carers and considered as the world leader in the field. He is author of Young Carers and their families. He is currently the deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex, U.K.
Early life and educationEdit
Becker previously held chairs at the universities of Birmingham, Loughborough and Nottingham. He was pro-vice-chancellor at the University of Birmingham from 2014 till 2017.  He is an academician and Fellow of the UK's Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Becker is known as highly funded researcher and academic, spending £500k in research awards during the academic year 2015/16. 
Becker is a registered social worker.
Becker is a prolific author with over 330 publications (including 18 books) and over 210 conference papers, most as invited keynote speaker.
He is also the chair of the UK Social Policy Association and the founding series editor for the Policy Press Understanding Welfare book series.
- "Saul Becker: mental health advocate, cake enthusiast and your new Deputy VC". The Badger Online. December 11, 2017.
- Saul Becker (1997). Responding to Poverty: The Politics of Cash and Care. ISBN 9780582243224.