I joined University of Liverpool Management School in October 2016.
My role within ULMS is Associate Dean, Research. I am presently on research leave, having gained a Leverhulme Fellowship to study fathers, employment and the and work-family interface through the lenses of gender and the body.
My research centres on work, family and health, which I explore from a socio-cultural perspective. My work is published in social science and organization studies journals including: Organization Studies; Academy of Management Perspectives; Human Relations; British Journal of Management; Gender, Work and Organization; Social Science and Medicine; International Journal of Management Reviews, and International Journal of Human Resource Management.
My journal roles include Co-Editor in Chief (with Dermot Breslin, Sheffield University) of International Journal of Management Reviews and Associate Editor, Gender, Work and Organization.
I am a Fellow of the British Academy of Management, and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
I am past Chair of NARTI (Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative) which reflects my core interests in capacity building among research students and early career scholars.
I am interested in supervising PhD students undertaking qualitative research in the areas of work and family.