Professor Barbara Pocock, FASSA, AM, is Emeritus Professor in the Business School at UniSA. She founded and directed the Centre for Work + Life at University of South Australia 2006-2014. She trained as an economist and has a doctorate in gender studies.
She has researched work, employment and industrial relations in Australia for over thirty-five years with particular interests in gender, inequality and worker voice.
She has authored and co-authored numerous books, articles and book chapters, including Time Bomb: Work, Rest and Play in Australia, The Labour Market Ate My Babies, and Living Low Paid: The Dark Side of Prosperous Australia.
Order of Australia, Fellow Academy of Social Sciences.