Dr Scott Fitzgerald is a Senior Lecturer and Discipline Lead of the People, Culture and Organisations discipline group in the School of Management at Curtin University. His research interests are located in the areas of industrial/employment relations, sociology and political economy. Scott’s research presently covers two main areas. The first research area is focused on the changing nature of governance, professionalism and work in the education sector. This research connects with his broader interest in public services and the state. His second research area covers the networked media economy, cultural industry corporations, and cultural work. Scott has received a number of awards for his research and teaching.