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Nadia Kougiannou

Associate Professor of Work and Employment, Nottingham Trent University

Dr Nadia K. Kougiannou is an Associate Professor of Work and Employment at Nottingham Business School. She also serves as the Deputy Director of Research Outputs at the institution. With a background in social anthropology, employment relations, HRM, and organizational behaviour, Nadia has extensive expertise in researching and teaching.

Her principal research interests include investigating the gig economy's impact on work and working conditions, the role of technology and app-work on employee voice, working conditions, and the employment relationship, employer practices and employee reactions in challenging contexts, such as economic recessions, and the impact trust and justice have on the operation and effectiveness of collective and representative voice.

Nadia has an impressive publication record, with her work appearing in renowned international journals such as the Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Human Resource Management Journal, British Journal of Industrial Relations, British Journal of Management, New Technology, Work and Employment, and Journal of Business Research. Her publications are a testament to her dedication to advancing the field of work and employment relations and HRM through her rigorous and impactful research.

Apart from her academic work, Nadia is also an experienced consultant in the areas of employee voice, work in the gig economy, employment relations, trust, and organizational justice. With her outstanding academic credentials and expertise, she has much to offer her students and the wider community interested in the complex world of work and employment relations.


  • 2022–present
    Associate professor, Nottingham Trent University


  • 2013 
    Durham University Business School, PhD in Organisational Behaviour and Employment Relations