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Lecturer (Academic Fellow) in Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney

Alex Veen is an employment relations researcher with a keen interest in the future of work, understanding how technology is shaping and resulting in new forms of work organisation. He is intrigued how organisations engage with, and manage, their workforces and how this is mediated by technology and regulation; working at the intersection of human resource management, industrial relations and industrial sociology. His platform-work research agenda interrogates different facets of app-based gig work, ranging from worker experiences to institutional responses. In addition, he also conducting more traditional industrial relations research, specifically focused on management’s industrial agreement-making strategies and tactics. He has published his work in leading industrial relations, human resource management and sociology journals.


  • 2017–present
    Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney
  • 2017–2017
    Lecturer - Early Career Development Fellow, RMIT University


  • 2015 
    University of Western Australia, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2010 
    Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Master International Business & Management
  • 2009 
    Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Bachelor Business Studies