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Grace is a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and HR Management at Newcastle Business School, and the Social Media Editor for Wiley's journal Gender, Work and Organization. She is also co-editor for Special Issues Towards an Integrated Theory of Gender, Time and Organisations at the International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR) and (Un)learning from the Margins in Management and Organization Research at Management Learning

Her area of expertise encompasses relational and interdisciplinary perspectives on equality, diversity, and inclusion at work. This involves incorporating feminist theories (e.g., intersectionality) and interrogating work on the gendered nature of non-traditional employment and the emergence of women in male-dominated sectors across borders. Grace graduated from the Management School of the University of Sheffield, UK. She has examined how the intersection of gender, race/ethnicity, time, space, and lifestyle can construct and reconstruct younger agents' career trajectories in computing and IT as part of her Ph.D. thesis. She is currently doing projects on the topic of singlehood, cohabiting and mobility. 

Grace is part of the writing differently collective. She is active in engaging with different writing methods and creative forms of writing, informed by feminist epistemologies, to explore issues of gender, diversity, embodiment, ethics and affect, in organisations. Grace's research has appeared in international outlets such as Gender Work and Organization. She also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several journals, including Management Learning, Culture and Organization, Journal of Business Ethics, among others.


Research interests

Intersections between gender, race, identity work, agency and power relations in organisation studies;

Technofeminism, sex and changing subjectivites;

Leadership and feminist ethics;

Inclusion, diversity and equality in the workplace;

Writing differently and creative methodologies in research;

Postfeminist communities.

Education/Academic qualification

Marketing and Market Research, MSc

Management Science, PhD

Teaching & Learning, PGCert, Academic Practice

External positions

Open University Milton Keynes

1 Oct 202330 Sept 2027


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