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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 teaches undergraduate Research Project module as well as PhD seminars.

He is one of the editors of MayFly Books

He is a co-editor of the book review section in Organization

Career overview

Emrah holds a master 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 (2012-1017) and management studies departments (2012-2013). In May 2017, he joined the RSB Lab as a researcher.

He works on diverse topics under the theme of "work, organising and politics". He published his work in top journals such as Environment and Planning A; Work, Employment and Society; Organization; Technological Forecasting and Social Change; Capital & Class and ephemera. He also presented his solo and collaborative research in conferences and workshops organised by European Sociological Association, Organization Studies, IIPPE and others.

He finds his inspiration in Marxism, continental philosophy (in particular: Foucault, Deleuze and Guattari), and his little son.

He is keen on working collaboratively with PhD candidates who are familiar with the critical management scholarship at large.

Research areas

Work, organising and politics,

Critical management studies,

New technologies at work,

Developing research interest: capitalism and mental health.

External activity

He has been reviewing articles for Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics and Business & Society and book proposals for Palgrave Macmillan.

Sponsors and collaborators

Press expertise