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Dr Dimitrinka Stoyanova Russell

Dr Dimitrinka Stoyanova Russell

Senior Lecturer in Management, Employment and Organisation

Cardiff Business School

Email
stoyanovarusselld@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44(0)29 2087 7697
Campuses
C05, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

My current research focuses on careers, learning, skills and development. I am especially interested in freelance and creative work and I have researched these in England, Scotland, and Wales. I have published on skills and performance, social networks, diversity, careers and skills development in the UK Film and TV, employment and emotional labour of stand-up comedians. I am a member of the British Sociological Association, a member of the Associate Board of Work, Employment and Society, and a Research Associate of the Institute for Capitalising on Creativity at St Andrews University.

Biography

I have been at Cardiff Busness School since 2015. Prior to this I held academic positions at Warwick Business School, St Andrews School of Management and Bradford University School of Management. Before joining academia in 2004 I managed a subsidiary of an international consultancy. I am a member of the British Sociological Association, a member of the Associate Board of Work, Employment and Society, and a Research Associate of the Institute for Capitalising on Creativity at St Andrews University. A less routine but noteworthy achievement for me is having performed at the Glee club in Cardiff (in a purely academic capacity).

Publications

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2007

  • Grugulis, I. and Stoyanova Russell, D. 2007. Skill and performance?. Project Report. Bradford: Bradford School of Management.

2006

  • Grugulis, I. and Stoyanova Russell, D. 2006. Skill and performance?. Project Report. SKOPE, Oxford and Warwick Universities.

Teaching

I teach and lead on HRM, Management and Organisaitons modules at undergraduate and postgraduale level.

My research focuses on employment in the creative Industries, creative careers, freelance work, learning and skills development. I am interested in the ways in which the institutional structures interact with the individual drives and decisions, particularly in creative contexts dominated by freelance employment, and the implications for the experience of work, employers and policy makers. Themes in my research include social capital, communities of practice, tournament careers, career boundaries, emotional labour, networks, skills development, the experience of work and employment. Tee main empiricalcontext for researchign these have been film, TV and stand up comedy.

Supervision

Creative labour, Skills, Careers, Freelance work