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Senior Lecturer in Employment Relations, Essex Business School, University of Essex

Dr Luciana Zorzoli, Senior Lecturer in Employment Relations at EBS, specialises in studying workers' and trade unions' strategies, as well as the application and development of regulations and international labour standards in Latin America.

She received funding for her PhD and postdoctoral projects from CONICET (Argentina) and has also secured research funds from the Fulbright Commission, Cardiff University, and the MERCOSUR research exchange programme.

Before joining Essex, Luciana served as interim director of the Employment Research Unit (ERU) and Lecturer in Employment Relations at Cardiff Business School in the UK.


  • 2023–present
    Senior lecturer, Essex Business School
  • 2020–2023
    Lecturer, Cardiff Business School
  • 2019–2020
    Affiliate Lecturer, Department of International Development, King's College London
  • 2017–2019
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, SOAS, University of London
  • 2016–2018
    Postdoctoral Fellow, CONICET, Argentina


  • 2016 
    University of Buenos Aires, PhD in Social Sciences

Professional Memberships

  • FHEA