Dr Jean Gardiner



MSc Economics, London School of Economics
BA (hons) Economics, University of Cambridge


From 2005 Senior Lecturer, Leeds University Business School
2001-2005 Deputy Chair of School of Continuing Education, University of Leeds
1996-2005 Senior Lecturer, School of Continuing Education, University of Leeds
1976-1996 Lecturer, Department of Adult Continuing Education, University of Leeds
1974-1976 Tutor, Department of Extramural Studies, University of London
1972-1975 Founder member of the Women's Studies Programme in Social
and Political Science, University of CambridgeCentre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change PROFILE My current research interests and projects fall within three overlapping areas: 1. The interplay of employment relations and social policy:
Work-life balance over the life-course; inter-relationship of paid work and
non-work activities, learning skills and human capital; the future of work
and welfare systems.

2. Individuals' labour market transitions:
The interrelationships between culture, structures and agency in specific transitions
e.g. redundancy, retirement; processes of learning new identities.

3. Organisational cultures and strategies for equality and diversity:
Gender, ehtnicity and age in organisational culture; the role of legalisation
in relation to race/ethnicity, age, gender, family.

Research Grants 'The economic and social impact of redundancies from Corus and ASW
in Wales - 2001/02', funded by Steel Partnership Training, with M. Stuart,
I. Greenwood, C. Forde and R. MacKenzie, 21950, 2002-03Undergraduate
LUBS 3935 Gender and Equality at Work

LUBS 5340 Gender and Equality at Work
LUBS 5330 Human Resource Management

Research Supervision
I currently supervise 4 doctoral students and supervise MA HRM and
MA Lifelong Learning and HRD dissertations