RESEARCHERS

Enda Brophy is an assistant professor in the School of Communication and an associate in the Labour Studies Programme at Simon Fraser University. He is the author of Language Put to Work: The Making of the Global Call Centre Workforce (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), and has translated a number of works by Italian scholars, including The Production of Living Knowledge: Crisis of the University and Transformation of Labor in Europe and North America by Gigi Roggero (Temple University Press, 2011).

Nicole Cohen is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto (Institute of Communication, Culture, Information, and Technology/Faculty of Information). She is the author of Writers’ Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age (McGill-Queens University Press, 2016). Her research has been published internationally in books, journals, and magazines, including South Atlantic Quarterly, The Communication Review, tripleC, Feminist Media Studies, Democratic CommuniquéCanadian Journal of Communication, Frieze, and Briarpatch. Nicole is on the Advisory Board of the Canadian Intern Association.

Greig de Peuter is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is coauthor of Games of Empire: Global Capitalism and Video Games with Nick Dyer-Witheford (University of Minnesota Press, 2009) and coeditor of Utopian Pedagogy: Radical Experiments Against Neoliberal Globalization with Mark Cote and Richard Day (University of Toronto Press, 2007). He collaborates on Letters & Handshakes, an alternative education and curatorial project, and he is on the advisory board of the Canadian Intern Association and TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies.

Kate Oakley is Professor of Cultural Policy and Director of Research at the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds. She was previously Head of the Centre for Cultural Policy and Management at City University, London and a Visiting Professor at the University of the Arts London. Her research interests include the politics of cultural policy, labour in the cultural industries, and inequality. Her recent books include Cultural Policy, with David Bell (Routledge, 2015) and Culture, Economy, and Politics: The Case of New Labour, with David Hesmondhalgh, David Lee, and Melissa Nisbett (Palgrave, 2015). She is currently researching the role of arts and culture in sustainable prosperity as part of the CUSP Project.

Marisol Sandoval is a lecturer at the Centre for Culture and Creative Industries, Department of Sociology at City, University of London. She is coeditor of the open access journal tripleC: Communication, Capitalism and Critique. Currently, Marisol’s research focuses on the politics, potentials, and contradictions of worker co-operatives in the cultural industries: see her website Cultural Co-ops.

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS
Ben Anderson  |  Roberta Buiani  |  Jessica Fanning  |  Matthew Greaves  |  Josh Hissa  |  Rebecca Levick  |  Francesca Saraco  |  Ben Sigston  |  Coco Wang  |  William Webb  |  Agata Zieba