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Gabriella Cioce

Gabriella Cioce

Research Fellow

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Management


Gabriella is Research Fellow for the Work, Informalization & Place Research Group. She works with colleagues in the HRM division and other colleagues based across the Business School and Social Sciences.

Career overview

Gabriella gained her doctorate at the University of Nottingham, from the Business and Management Department (HRM/OB). From the University of Siena (Italy), she obtained a 2-years Masters degree in Anthropology and Visual Studies (honour) and a bachelor degree in History and Anthropology. In the last three years, she has also been Teaching Fellow in Organisational Behaviour at the Nottingham University Business School and Sessional Tutor and Module Coordinator at the Nottingham Trent International College.

Research areas

Her current project investigates the wider opportunity structures that enable and constrain the emergence of informal businesses in Whitechapel (London). Focusing on the historical and contemporary nature of the locality, she is studying the concentration and interconnections of informal activities in the area. She is also developing research on migrant workers' mobilisations in the Italian logistics sector, the topic of her PhD thesis.

External activity

She is editor of LANDS Journal of Labour and Society and a member of the International Sociological Association and the Midlands Labour & Employment Relations Society.

Sponsors and collaborators

She has co-organised two Seminars of the ESRC Seminar Series: Migrants, Workplace, and Community: Learning from Innovations in Civil Society (2018-2019).


Cioce, G. (2019). “Book review: The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation: Immigrants and Trade Unions in the European Context by Heather Connolly, Stefania Marino and Miguel Martínez Lucio. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY and London, 2019, 200 pp., ISBN: 9781501736575, Price £ 33.32, paperback”. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 57(4), pp. 954-956.

Cioce, G., (2018). “Il sindacato che c’e’’”. Zapruder, 46, May, pp. 104-107.

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