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Emrah Karkilic

Emrah Karakilic

Senior Research Fellow

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Academic Division Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab


Dr Emrah Karakilic works as a senior research fellow in the RSB Lab.

He also teaches UG, MA modules and PhD seminars.

He is the book review editor @ Organization (Sage) and editor @ MayFlyBooks

He is leading the (interdisciplinary) Subversive Seminar Series.

Career overview

Emrah holds a master's degree in human, society and philosophy (distinction) and a PhD in sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London where he worked as an associate lecturer in both sociology (2012-17) and management studies departments (2012-13). He is an associate fellow of the HEA (distinction).

In May 2017, he joined the RSB Lab.

He works on diverse topics under the theme of "work, organising and politics". He published his solo work in top-tier journals such as:

Work, Employment and Society; Environment and Planning A;  Organization; Technological Forecasting and Social Change; Capital & Class, M@n@gement

He finds inspiration in Marxism, continental philosophy and his little son.

He is keen on working collaboratively with PhD candidates familiar with critical management scholarship. He is currently co-supervising a PhD project.

Research areas

Work, organising and politics

Critical management studies

Marxist political economy

New technologies, new paradigms

External activity

He has been reviewing articles for Human Relations, Organization, Business Ethics Quarterly, ephemera, and book proposals for Routledge and Palgrave Macmillan.

Sponsors and collaborators

Press expertise