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Over 250 people work at the School for Business and Society. 

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Meet our leadership team

Dr Roba Ashraf Abdelbadie

Lecturer

Programme Leader

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Corporate governance, Social network analysis, corporate disclosure/narratives, Diversity, CSR, Sustainability, Shared economy, Public audit, and Accountability.

Amy Adamson

Student Services Administrator (Engagement)

Anna Ainley

Student Services Administrator (UG)

Lecturer in Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

  • Market Microstructure
  • Islamic finance
  • Corporate finance

Lecturer

Research interests:

My research focus is concerned with developing understanding in the area of entrepreneurship and context, and I am particularly interested in sociological and institutional theoretical lenses. 

Research Associate

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Welfare reform
  • Welfare conditionality and sanctions
  • Gender citizenship

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Empirical finance, behavioural finance, bubbles, investment.

Deputy Dean for Strategy and People

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Kay Anthony

Finance Officer (Wednesday - Friday)

Senior Lecturer in Organization Studies

Joint Head of Work Management and Organisations

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Professor of Financial Regulation

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Financial Regulation, Financial Services, Competition. My research examines financial services and utility industries, sustainability, the pricing of financial services, mis-selling and cross-subsidies. Underlying all these studies I am interested in how we might enhance the regulatory approaches to oversee these markets. This interdisciplinary work has involved a diversity of policy work to improve how these markets operate. I have examined these areas using unique proprietary data sets and try to innovate using statistical approaches.

Diane Atkinson

Student Services Manager

Professor of Operations Management

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Operations management, sustainable manufacturing, resource productivity, circular economy, best practice diffusion, digital twins, simulation and modelling.

Debbie Banerjee

Quality Assurance Officer

Senior Lecturer

Joint Head of People, Operations and Marketing

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Human-AI Interaction, Human-Robot Interaction, Social Media, Experimental Design, Eye-tracking.

Jane Barrand

Deputy Head of Faculty Operations

Career Development Fellow

Fabien Baugard

Careers and Employability Team Lead

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Managing change, gender, qualitative, privatisation, technology, corruption.

Hayden Beaumont

Student Services Administrator (PG)

Co-Director of Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU)

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Disabled or chronically ill children and adolescents and their families
  • Service provision and multi-agency working
  • Developing methodologies for research with children

Emerita Professor

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Family support
  • Adoption; foster care
  • Family reunification

Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Social Sciences

Associate Director NIHR School for Social Care Research

Director Curiosity Partnership

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Adult social care
  • Older people
  • Self Funders
  • Dementia
  • Capacity Building in social care 

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Emeritus Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Poverty and social exclusion
  • Comparative research
  • Child wellbeing

Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Criminology

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Homelessness and housing exclusion
  • Social enterprise service models
  • Service evaluation

Mrs Jess Broadberry

HR Assistant

Honorary Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Global development 
  • Technology and agrarian change
  • Philanthropic foundations

Abby Brown

Open Door Practitioner

Jonathan Brown

eLearning Support Officer

Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Criminology

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Care and control of vulnerable people  
  • The concept of vulnerability
  • Vulnerability and policing 

Professor of Operations Management

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Senior Lecturer in Organization Studies

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

  • The relationship between emotions and organizational behaviour, particularly in highly pressurised, safety critical environments.
  • The emergence, transmission and management of ‘emotional climates’ or ‘atmospheres’
  • The lived, practiced realities of morally reprehensible forms of labour at the extreme peripheries of society.
  • The spread and entrenchment of nonreality-based beliefs in organizations and society.

Miss Holly Butler

Student Services Administrator (UG)

Ashley Campbell

Student Services Administrator (Engagement)

PhD Student, Research Assistant, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Research interests:

His PhD research focusses on Climate Change (CC), digital technologies and innovative business models to tackle CC, where he is looking into the value proposition of emerging highly innovative companies from the UK and the rest of Europe, looking into the barriers and opportunities they face, the way they measure their positive impact on the planet and how their offering is, in some cases, closely connected to ecosystem services. His research aims to contribute to management theory and provide useful recommendations for practitioners in this sector.

He also collaborates in research projects related to Net Zero developed by the SBS and other institutions in the UK.

Lecturer in Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Labour markets, self-employment and welfare reform
  • Comparative social policy
  • Political economy of welfare states

Research Associate

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Social work and child neglect
  • Gender and child neglect
  • Evaluation of social intervention

Chair of the Exceptional Circumstances Committee

Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Debbie Casper

Student Services Administrator (PG)

Edith Caulfield

Marketing and Student Recruitment Manager

Joint Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning-Student Experience

Reader

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Lecturer

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Public policy
  • Comparative social policy
  • Governance

Angela Chapman

Student Services Project Officer

Associate Lecturer

Discipline: Social work

Chair in Sustainable Management

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Zoe Clark

Placements and Employability Coordinator

Lauren Coneron

Student Services Administrator (UG)

Lecturer in Public Policy and Management

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

Current research interests and projects

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the voluntary sector

Public service management

Widening participation in education

Role of interest groups in policy development

Privatisation of public services and mixed economy of welfare

Lecturer

Director of Undergraduate Programmes

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

History, Management, Strategy, Industry.

Career Development Fellow

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Lecturer

Deputy Director Online Programmes

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Honorary Fellow

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Impact of donor assisted conception and surrogacy
  • Women and children in Uganda and Pakistan
  • Use of human rights approaches

Postgraduate Academic Tutor and Supervisor

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Roz Cumming

Centre Manager, ESRC Vulnerability and Policing Futures Research Centre

Director of External Partnerships and Engagement

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Design innovation, organisational capabilities, creative industries, digital technologies.

Professor of International Business and Business History

Director of CEGBI

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

International business strategy in complex environments; business history; globalisation; political risk;
brands, trademarks, and international marketing strategy; entrepreneurship; internationalisation theory; alcoholic beverages industry; consumer good industries; the responsibility of multinational enterprises

Senior Lecturer in Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people
  • Refugee and migrant youth
  • Care leavers

Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Quantitative risk modelling; multivariate analysis; actuarial science; empirical asset pricing.

Honorary Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • History of social policy
  • Comparative social security
  • Governance of public institutions 

Lecturer in Social Work and Research Fellow

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Outcomes for children and adolescents in and on the edges of care
  • Leaving care
  • Innovative approaches to working with vulnerable young people

Dean of School

Principal Investigator FixOurFood

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Mrs Catherine Donohoe

School Support Administrator

Editorial Assistant - Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Empirical Finance
  • CSR/ESG/Climate Finance

Emeritus Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Social citizenship
  • Welfare conditionality
  • Qualitative methods

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Senior Lecturer

Joint UG Admissions Tutor

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research Associate

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Reader

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Employee networks; bullying, harassment and discrimination; critical diversity management; inclusion/exclusion; LGBTQI+ workplace experiences.

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Sam Ellis

Student Wellbeing Officer

Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Organization Theory, Critical Management Studies, Ethnography, Qualitative Research Methods, Secrecy, Organizational Communication, Gossip, Silence, Temporality, Transparency, Liminal Space.

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Reader in Social Policy

Programme Director of the School of Social and Political Sciences

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Political economy of welfare state
  • The power and influence of business on social and public policy
  • Corporate welfare

Mirza Fazlic

Student Services Administrator (PG)

Senior Lecturer in Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Comparative social policy
  • Gender and the welfare state
  • Family policy

Adam Fisher

School Support Administrator

Reception

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Knowledge, wisdom, management history, railways, how people learn, public services.

Lecturer in Global Social Policy and International Development

Discipline: Social policy

Teresa Frank

Research Support Administrator

Professor of Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research Trainee

Discipline: Social work

Chair in Accounting and Management

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Professor

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Modelling and simulation of organisational behaviour, data mining and analytics, impact of Big Data analytics on privacy and liberty.

Lecturer

Member of Ethics committee

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Lecturer in Management

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Employee wellbeing, personal development

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Marketing, projects, history.

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Talent Management, Comparative and International HRM, Institutional Theory and Logics, Outsourcing and HR Transformation.

Emeritus Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Social services, paying for care
  • Older people
  • Disabled people 

Deputy Dean for Integration

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Victimisation
  • Illicit drug use
  • Administration of justice

Lecturer in Social Work

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Adult safeguarding
  • Personalisation
  • Social care workforce

Honorary Visiting Professor

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Chair in Work and Diversity

Knowledge Exchange/Impact lead

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Calling, mission, cause, Volunteer Management, Volunteering, Creative Industries, Women-only spaces, Emotions Management, Emotional Labour, Art and activism, Care ethics, Collective organising, Arts based methods.

Emily Greener

Student Services Coordinator (Non-Standard Programmes and Out of Sync Students)

Research Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • People with dementia and their carers
  • Research methods involving people with dementia
  • Social care self-funders

Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Senior Lecturer in International Business

Research Associate

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Senior Lecturer

Deputy Director Postgraduate Programmes

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Chair in Animal Organization Studies

Head of Group for Work Management and Organisation

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Ethnography, analysis of workplaces where there are mixed species, human-animal relations, ethics of food production, animal welfare and care.

Reader in Strategy, Management and Society

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Agribusiness, agrifood, sustainability, strategy, entrepreneurship, risk management.

Emily Hampton

Student Services Administrator (UG)

emily.hampton@york.ac.uk

CL/A/074 & CL/A/078

Career Development Fellow

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Youth and adult offending
  • Social work and criminal justice
  • Risk assessment and management

Associate Lecturer in Skills Development

Julie Harriss

Placements and Employability Coordinator

Laura Haviland

Network Coordinator

Research Associate

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Clinical psychology and mental health
  • Dementia (personhood and positive approaches)
  • Charity, international development and volunteering

Honorary Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Unpaid caregiving
  • Social security, employment and disability
  • Bereavement 

Emeritus Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Biomarkers and behaviour
  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Gender and generations 

Professor of International Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • International and global social policy
  • Global health policy
  • Corporate influence on health and social policy

Senior Lecturer

Chair of the Board of Examiners

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Business History; fraud; entrepreneurship; family business.

Lecturer in Management

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

  • International Development
  • Local nongovernmental organisations
  • Community level programme delivery
  • Creative postcolonial methods within international development research
  • Development as freedom and capability approach
  • Theory of Justice

Senior Lecturer in Comparative Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Comparative social policy
  • Political economy of welfare
  • The policy process

Professor Emerita

Research interests:

Family business

Social entrepreneurship

Family entrepreneurship

Small business

Reader

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Sustainable supply chains, management of disruptions to distribution/logistics, high value manufacturing and complexity in the supply chain.

Professor of Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Comparative social policy analysis
  • The policy making process
  • Political economy of welfare

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Study of fun, humour and happiness at work, precarious work in the creative industries.

Grace Idle

School Support Administrator

Editorial Assistant - Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy

Vicki Imrie

Deputy Student Services Manager

Jules Ineson

Placements Manager

Lecturer in Social Policy and Public Management

Discipline: Social policy

Professor of Comparative and Global Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • International, global and comparative social policy
  • Austerity and welfare state change
  • Gender, work and social policy

Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Epistemology, Politics, Lived experience, Cross disciplinary learning, Philosophy of language, Reflexive approaches to learning.

Anthonia James

Operations Director, FixOurFood

Research Associate

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Adult social care
  • Mental health
  • Older people, dementia, long-term conditions, self-funders

Professor

Sustainability and Resilience Theme Leader

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Sustainability; supply chain management; resilience.

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Migrant workers, trade unions, employment relation, ethnography, art activism, participatory research, social movement, emotional labour, art-based research methods, social justice, sociology of work.

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Mental health law, policy and practice
  • Social Work with young people
  • The policy-practice relationship

Justine Johnson

Student Services Administrator (UG)

Career Development Fellow

Research interests:

I make use of historical methods and historical sources to understand contemporary problems, mainly focusing on British business or British owned business operating internationally. My previous research has focused on how organisations use their pasts to achieve their contemporary goals, with much of my research focusing on the British banking industry. I am also interested in corporate archives, concepts of authenticity, organisational memory, sensemaking and sensegiving and am currently conducting research on the wrestling industry and the video games industry.

Research Associate

Research interests:

  • Poverty, social security & welfare reform
  • Representations, discourses and lived experiences of ‘welfare’
  • Adopting co-produced and participatory methodologies
  • The stigma of benefits and poverty
  • Devolution and ‘welfare’

Research Associate

Discipline: Social policy

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Social marketing, food, food waste, healthy eating, alcohol consumption, behaviour and social change, food policies, ethical consumption, consumer culture and sociology of food, practice theory, ethnographic research, experimental research and eye-tracking.

Kay Kaur

Student Services Administrator (PG)

Lecturer in Human Resource Management (HRM)

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Marketing and Sales Alignment, B2B Marketing and Sales, Value and Value Propositions, Competitive Advantage, Differentiation, Marketing Competencies.

Lecturer in Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Poverty
  • Child wellbeing
  • Fiscal welfare and inequality
  • Quantitative research methods

Lecturer in Accounting

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Emerita Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

 

  • Families and inequalities
  • Family environments and child wellbeing in the early years
  • Family change in developed countries

Chair in Public Management

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Professions, Professional Regulation, Professional Firms (Law and Consulting), Public Management, Outsourcing, Comparative Institutions impacting on the workforce, Flexibility and Temporary Employment.

Kirsty Knight

Student Services Administrator (UG)

Honorary Fellow

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Communication in social work
  • Applied conversation analysis
  • Systems theory and group work practice 

Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Gender, Diversity, Postcolonialism, Feminist, employment relations, global south, cross-cultural.

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Qualitative, employee wellbeing, diary studies, human resources, experience of older workers, role of technology on wellbeing, social media and wellbeing, future of work, work life balance, psychological contract.

Associate Dean for Staff Development and EDI

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Honorary Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Comparative and global social policy analysis
  • Social investment and productive welfare policy
  • Child wellbeing and benefit stigma 

Lecturer in Accounting

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Alex Lee

Student Services Administrator (PG)

Research Associate

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Health inequalities
  • Housing and home
  • Online research methods

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Lecturer

Programme Leader

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research Associate

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Research involving older people with cognitive impairment
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Ethnography

Professor

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Mary Douglas, risk, risk reporting.

Professor

M&H Research Theme Co-Lead

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Gender, post-feminism, masculinity; Culture, change, continuity; Aesthetics, affect, symbolism; Poetics, language, story; Humanizing organization; Critical management, reflexivity, learning, development; Creativity and creative work and occupations.

Lecturer in Social and Public Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Lecturer in Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Professor of Social Policy and Criminal Justice

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Criminal justice responses to drug use: prisons, probation and police
  • Drug policy
  • Stigmatisation and recovery of people who use drugs

Chantelle Lomax

Student Experience and Outreach Manager

Honorary Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Housing policy
  • Comparative welfare states
  • Policy analysis 

Senior Lecturer

EDI Deputy Chair (including Athena Swan)

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

 

Social marketing; health behaviour change; transformative consumer and service research; food wellbeing; participatory methods; co-creation; community-based interventions; ethics and critical marketing.

 Associate Dean for Internationalisation

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Health and social services management and delivery
  • Welfare policy
  • Medical tourism

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research interests:

Yujia's research interest lies in investigating the relationship between supply chain resilience and sustainability. She has worked on research with a range of research methods: (a) panel data analysis, (b) social network analysis, (c) data envelop analysis (DEA), and (d) mathematical modelling.

Carrie Lyall

PA to the Dean and Administrator

Lecturer in Global Social Policy and International Development

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Social protection
  • Social policy in fragile states
  • Global governance of social policy

Dr Adrian Madden

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Using people's experiences of adult social care to guide service improvements
  • Innovation in adult social care
  • Qualitative research methods

Professor in Healthcare Leadership

Reader

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Financial markets, behavioural finance, asset pricing and portfolio management, stock marketing trading, high frequency trading, cryptocurrency trading.

Richard Mann

Quality and Accreditation Manager

Career Development Fellow

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Filippos’s research investigates the intersection of empirical labour economics, organisational practices, and family. His research primarily focuses on examining the connections between family dynamics, gender norms, workplace practices, and employment outcomes through microeconometric applications. Filippos is also interested in identifying potential public and social policy implications arising from his
research.

Andy Marsh

IT Desktop Specialist

Associate Dean

Senior Lecturer

Director of Online Programmes

Programme Leader

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Organisational change; leadership; identity; qualitative methods.

Professor in Management

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Sociology of Work; Critical Management Studies; Professionals and White-Collar Work; Uniformed Services; Emergency Services; History of Management; History of Universities; Military; Qualitative Methods; Ethnography.

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Professor

Programme Leader

Joint Head of Accounting and Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Quantitative financial risk management, actuarial science. Projects of a highly mathematical nature.

Jess Millar

Student Services Administrator (PG)

Senior Lecturer

Programme Leader

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Play, learning, ethics, pedagogy, serious games, culture, gamification, training.

Reader

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Social studies of finance, imperialism, organisational modelling and complexity, business/management history, international business theory.

Senior Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship)

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Nicola Moody

Research Coordinator

Lecturer

Research Fellow

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Youth mental health
  • Policing and mental health
  • Budgets - outcomes for service users and informal carers

Operations Director, FixOurFood

Research Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • The healthcare experiences of children and young people with life-limiting conditions; 
  • The lived experiences and support needs of autistic people and their families across the lifespan;
  • The prevention of stress and burnout in healthcare staff. 

Professor

Director of Postgraduate Research

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Equality, wage outcomes, tenure, job satisfaction, networking.

Professor

Deputy Director of Research

Equality, Justice and Ethics Theme Leader

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Professional occupations and organisations.

Chair in Management

Joint Head of Group

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Dr Ali Naqvi

Lecturer

Programme Leader

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Carers, mental health carers and young carers
  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Co-production of research and social care services

Rachel Naylor

Student Services Administrator (PG)

Associate Dean for Post Experience Education & Accreditation

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Airline pilots, gender issues, gender at work, women pilots, human factors.

Research Associate

Discipline: Social work

Research Fellow

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Long-term mental health conditions
  • Social interventions in the community and prisons
  • Quantitative and qualitative research

Professor of Entrepreneurship

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Liz O'Brien

Student Services Coordinator (Postgraduate)

Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Crime

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Veterans and military welfare
  • Scoping study methods
  • Crime prevention and community safety

Associate Lecturer and Advisor in Skills Development

Academic & Communication Skills Lead for MSc Management

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Olga’s current interests cover exploring interdisciplinarity in course development, educational inequalities, quality assessment within the HE sector as well as teacher education and training, and (online) course design.

Lucy Ormondroyd

Student Services Administrator (Engagement)

Lecturer (T&S)

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Prisons
  • Policing
  • Third sector agencies in the CJS

Lecturer in Marketing

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Digital Marketing and Online Consumer Behaviour. I am interested to supervise projects focusing on enhancing technology-mediated user experiences, framing online marketing communications, understanding user-brand interactions, preserving brand's reputation from fake news, exploring peer-to-peer marketplaces, and investigating consumer journey as well as decision-making processes.

Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship)

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Tourism development, ecotourism, stakeholders, sustainability, pro-poor development, Central Asia, visitor economy.

Associate Professor of Marketing

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Sustainability marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility, brand management, international marketing, marketing strategy, digital marketing.

Emerita Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Boundaries in the health and social care system
  • Models of health care 'closer to home'
  • Research and policy-making 

Professor of Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Poverty, social security and welfare reform
  • Welfare conditionality, sanctions and welfare-to-work
  • Participatory approaches

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

My research interests are in the areas of public sector accounting and accountability, NGO accountability, financial reporting, and accounting quality.

Postdoctoral Career Development Fellow

Reader

Joint Head of Accounting and Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Corporate Governance and executive compensation.

Associate Dean of School (Research and Impact)

Director of Centre for Housing Policy

Professor of Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Interdisciplinary research
  • Comparative research
  • Housing and social justice

Links Pollen

Student Services Administrator (PG and PGR)

Lecturer in Marketing

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Social enterprise, public management, services marketing, value co-creation, hybrid organizing, public service logic.

Sally Pulleyn

Administrative Manager

Senior Research Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Housing, risk and safety nets, homelessness and support services
  • Young people
  • European perspectives

Lecturer

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Applied Probability, Stochastic Processes, Markov Processes, Risk Theory, Levy Processes.

Associate Research Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Child wellbeing
  • Child maltreatment
  • Looked-after children

Lecturer in Marketing

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Joint Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning-Student Experience

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Self-employment, labour market policies and social protection
  • Democratisation of public services
  • Politics of welfare

Post-doctoral research fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Qualitative and ethnographic research methods
  • Palliative care work
  • Relationships at the end of life

Professor of Marketing and Innovation Management

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Open and user innovation, co-creation, marketing & innovation, ecosystems.

Emerita Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Public and project management
  • The management of change
  • Organisational learning

Lecturer in Social Work

Discipline: Social work

Evaldo Rodrigues de Araujo

Student Services Assistant

Senior Lecturer in Comparative Social Policy

Head of Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Comparative and international social policy
  • Social research methods
  • Employment, pensions and family

Lecturer

Joint Head of People, Operations and Marketing

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Dawn Rowley-White

Social Media Producer (Faculty of Social Sciences)

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Professor of Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

Poverty, wealth, economic inequality, social security, tax systems

Professor

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Employment relations/HRM, MNCs, corporate social responsibility, international labour standards, employee voice and codetermination, atypical work, gig economy, emotional labour, international and national trade unions, union organizing.

Reader

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • The private rented sector

  • Housing assistance and the welfare system

  • Landlord and tenant housing behaviours

  • Funeral policy

See website: https://www.cemeteryresearch.org/

Dinah Sackey

Educational Advisor

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Şule's research interests lie in the area of stochastic investment models for long-term applications, mortality modelling and compensation for loss of earnings.

Emeritus Professor

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Welfare reform and Universal Credit
  • Employment and disability
  • Comparative social policy 

Sarah Clayden

Open Door Practitioner

Emeritus Professor

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Practice-research relationship
  • Qualitative methods
  • History of social work and sociology 

Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Emeritus Professor

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Foster Care
  • Treatment foster care
  • Residential care for children

Emerita Professor

Research interests:

 

Family policy; national and international child maintenance (child support) policies; non-resident fathers; separated families; lone mothers; symbolic meanings of money; child wellbeing; childcare, early-education and 'foundation years' policy; marriage, cohabitation relationship formation and dissolution; parenting and work-life balance. 

Sylwia Słaby

Research Support Assistant

Hannah Smith

Quality Assurance Administrator

Research Associate

Research interests:

  • Young people’s mental health
  • Youth and community participation in politics and society
  • Young people’s contemporary lives
  • Gender inequalities
  • Methodologies surrounding research with young people
  • Creative and participatory approaches to research

Professor of Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Sustainable development
  • Social inequality
  • Environmental policy

Hannah Spencer

Placements and Employability Coordinators

Darren Spillett

Student Services Coordinator (Undergraduate)

Assistant Professor

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

My current research interests lie the area of empirical finance. More specific, my interests include hedge funds, mutual funds, stock market behaviour and issues in corporate finance.

Emeritus Professor

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Young people leaving care, including empirical, comparative and historical research
  • Neglected and maltreated teenagers
  • The history and rights of young people living in and leaving care

Mrs Sophie Stewart

Programme Manager, FixOurFood

Jonathan Stokoe

Project Manager (Strategy)

Helen Story

Student Support Administrator - Admissions

Jade Sullivan

Student Services Administrator (PG & PGR)

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Managing workplace mental health, wellbeing, small business, line managers, presenteeism, work life balance, Healthcare workforce.

Reader

Joint Head of Work Management and Organisations

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

European Union; single European market; security and defence; HE internationalization; social capital; HE pedagogy.

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Head of Social Work

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Practice education
  • Learning disabilities, including transitions
  • Palliative care

Lecturer Practitioner Social Work

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Systemic Social Work with children and families
  • Attachment and trauma informed parenting work
  • Relationship based supervision practice

Lecturer in Criminal Justice & Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

Currently, my core research interests are:

  • Working class culture
  • Politics
  • Levelling Up ‘left behind’ places
  • Social harm
  • The Covid-19 pandemic

I am interested in supervising PhD students particularly in the areas above. If you are a student interested in undertaking a thesis in the areas above, please email me.

Reader

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Management history, business history, corporate governance, sport management.

Professor

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research interests:

Real options, Stochastic control, Optimal stopping.

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Parenting
  • Academic achievement
  • Racial and economic inequality

Lecturer in Public Management

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Public policy and administration
  • Regulation
  • Integrity policies

Lecturer

Director of Postgraduate Programmes

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Psychoanalysis, leadership, skills, identity, emotions, mental health / wellbeing, small businesses.

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Research Associate

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Mental health social work
  • Professional roles in mental health
  • Social interventions in mental health

Honorary Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Social housing
  • Neighbourhoods
  • Inequality

Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Moshfique Uddin

Visiting Professor

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Lecturer

Programme Leader

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Business in society, Context, Cross-cultural studies, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI), Global North, Global South, Human Resource Management, Qualitative methods, Social identity.

Lecturer in Operations Management

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Youth justice
  • Risk and professional decision making
  • Probation and youth offending team practices

Senior Lecturer

Programme Leader

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

International Marketing, entrepreneurial/small-business marketing, consumer behaviour, food and drink sector.

Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Housing

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Sustainable homeownership
  • Low cost homeownership
  • Housing markets

Academic Skills Adviser

Career Development Fellow

Research interests:

I am now working on several projects studying follower survival strategies, follower-leader distance, indirect leadership, follower/employee silence and employee struggles of (semi-)professional working life in finance industry. I am particularly interested in exploring these within virtual/ digitalized workplaces, temporary/non-standard work relations and non-western contexts.

Lecturer in Criminal Justice and Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Professor (T&S)

Discipline: Accounting and Finance

Professor of Social Work

Director of the International Centre for Mental Health Social Research

Discipline: Social work

Research interests:

  • Mental health social work
  • Development and evaluation of social interventions
  • Social capital and social inclusion

Professor

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

Consumer, consumer behaviour, sustainability, pro-environmental behaviour, social marketing, pubs, public houses, alcohol, consumer co-operatives, foraging.

Senior Lecturer

Deputy Head of Social Policy

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Youth and social policy
  • Teenage pregnancy and parenthood
  • Qualitative research methods

Catherine Wheatley

HR Coordinator

Senior Research Fellow

Discipline: Social policy

Monika Wilamowska

Student Services Administrator (UG)

Reader

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

  • Social care in later life
  • Social work and mental health
  • Measurement and psychometrics

Lecturer

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Research interests:

Critical Management Studies, Philosophy, Ethics, Critical Research Methodologies, Archival Research, Discursive practices - especially concerning heroes and heroism.

Vikki Withers

PA to the Dean of School for Business and Society

Senior Lecturer in Management

Chair of Board of Studies

Discipline: Work Management and Organisation

Lecturer in Operations Management

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

● Disruptive Technologies Adoption
● Sustainability In Supply Chain Management

Chair in Operations Management

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

● Supply Chain Resilience
● Sustainable Operations
● Data-Driven Operations
● Empirical Operations

Research Associate

Discipline: Social policy

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in International Business, Entrepreneurship & Strategy

Discipline: People, Operations and Marketing

Research interests:

  • Corporate Philanthropy
  • Cross-sectoral Partnerships
  • SMEs’ resilience
  • Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystems
  • Temporary Organisations
  • SunTze’s the Art of War: Implications for Resilient Leadership
  • Adversity in Space and Time
  • Transformative Value Creation: A Stakeholder Perspective

Michael Young

Online eLearning Support Officer

Associate Lecturer in Global Social Policy and International Development

Discipline: Social policy

Research interests:

Research Interests
• Comparative social policy
• Family policy
• Research involving support for older people