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Beverly is a sociologist by training with a background in power, discourse, labour, consumption and resistance. Beverly's PhD was on resistance to workplace surveillance drawing upon the work of Henri Lefebvre and the Situationists. As such, she is interested in precarious labour, alternative forms of organising and the impact of new communication technologies on work. Beverly's work is theoretical and qualitative with an interest in Critical Discourse Analysis. With an interest in the intersection of management thought and politics she is currently working on a number of projects on the anti-managerialism of Trumpism and the influence of management theorist Stafford Beer on other fields including music. She is keen to supervise projects on any of the above themes.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, Resistance to Surveillance in Everyday Life, University of York

1 Oct 20061 Aug 2012

Award Date: 12 Jan 2013

Media Studies, MA, MA Interactive Media - Virtually International: Music and the Creation of VIrtual Space, Goldsmiths, University of London

1 Oct 200430 Sept 2005

Award Date: 1 Nov 2005

Sociology, BA (Hons), University of Maryland, College Park

1 Sept 199530 Dec 1998

Award Date: 12 Jan 1999


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