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Dr Harry Pitts

Biography

I am a Lecturer in Management in the Department of Management at the School of Economics, Finance and Management, University of Bristol, with current responsibility for the first-year Global Business Environment and second-year People, Work and Organisations units. I hold a PhD in Global Political Economy from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, for which I was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as one of the inaugural intake of the South West Doctoral Training Partnership. Prior to joining the Department of Management, I taught social theory at the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol and the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath. I also held research posts at the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol; the Department of Arts and Cultural Industries, University of the West of England; and the Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Previous research roles and collaborations outside academia include Unite the Union, Creative England, Tower Hamlets Borough Council and Toynbee Hall. I am a member of the Labour in Transition International Interdisciplinary Network, and a member of the Associate Board for Work, Employment & Society. I am also co-editor of Futures of Work, a new online magazine of ideas published by Bristol University Press.