Alison Pullen

Alison Pullen PhD is Professor of Management and Organization Studies at Macquarie University, Australia and Editor-in-Chief of Gender, Work and Organization. Alison has held academic positions at the universities of Leicester, Essex, Durham, York and Swansea in the UK and UTS and Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and numerous visiting professorships including the Otto Mønsted Visiting Professor at Copenhagen Business School.  Over the course of her career, Alison’s work has been concerned with analyzing and intervening in the politics of work as it concerns gender discrimination, identity politics, and organizational injustice.  An internationally renowned researcher, Alison is a prolific contributor to leading journals in the fields of organization theory, gender studies, and management studies. She is author and editor of 20 books, 17 special issues of international journals, 27 book chapters and more than 40 major journal articles. Most recent books are Diversity, Embodiment and Affect (2018, with Marianna Fotaki), Feminist and queer theorists debate the future of Critical Management Studies (2017, with Nancy Harding and Mary Phillips) and The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organization (2015, with Carl Rhodes). She is Series Editor with Robert McMurray of the Routledge Focus Women Writers in Organization Theory series and is currently editing The Routledge Companion of Gender, Work and Organization (with Helena Liu and others). Alison is Associate Editor of Organization and International Journal of Management Reviews and sits on the editorial board of Organization Studies amongst several other journals. She has organized major conferences including the Gender, Work and Organization conference held in Sydney in 2018 and frequently convenes international colloquium streams. Alison is an investigator on European research projects funded by the Academy of Finland, the Swedish Research Council and the Australian Research Council. Previously she was awarded research funding from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies, the Norwegian Research Council and the Economic Social Research Council. In 2018 she was named Gender Studies Field Leader by The Australian.

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