Jo joined the school in September 2013 from Bradford University School of Management where she worked from 2004. Prior to that, she was a lecturer at Northumbria University. Research interests include industrial relations issues with a current focus on low paid workers and the unskilled. She is also interested in more sociological themes around work such as the value of work and the meaning of work.
Jo is currently President of the British Universities Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA).