Professor in Work and Organisation Studies, University of Essex

Melissa Tyler is a Professor in Work and Organisation Studies. She is currently working on an ethnographic study of sales-service work in licensed and unlicensed sex shops in Soho, London, issues of lived experiences of gender, sexuality and ageing at work, and on gender and commemoration in work organisations.

Her wider research interests are in feminist perspectives on work and organization, organizational space, aesthetics and materiality, emotional, aesthetic and sexualized forms of labour and childhood, sales-service work and consumer culture,


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    Professor in Work and Organization Studies, University of Essex