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Dr Louise Nash

Lecturer
EBS - Management and Marketing
Dr Louise Nash
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872316

  • Location

    EBS.3.21, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

Profile

Biography

My academic interests are in interpretative, qualitative studies of the lived experience of work, including: The spatial and temporal rhythms of everyday life The culture, aesthetics and symbolism of organisational life Gender in the workplace Exploring and developing sensory and embodied methods for researching organisations I have extensive industry experience, having held senior management positions in Marketing and Communications for a variety of organisations, and enjoy blending academic teaching with a practitioner oriented approach. I welcome inquiries from potential PhD students on a variety of topics, including but not exclusively * The spatial aspects of working life, especially place and its relationship to work * Inclusion and belonging in the workplace * Qualitative explorations of working within the financial sector

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Modern Languages (University of Southampton)

  • PG Dip Public Relations and Communications (London College of Communication)

  • PhD Management (University of Essex)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Organisational space, place, aesthetics and materiality

Open to supervise

The lived experience of work in business clusters

Open to supervise

The use of embodied methodologies in organisational research

Open to supervise

Current research

Lived experiences of working in the City of London, with particular reference to rhythms and performativity

Comparative research of the City of London and Wall Street, NY

Conferences and presentations

The Craft of Belonging at Work: Inclusion and Exclusion in the City of london

Critical Management Studies Conference 2019, Critical Management Studies, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, 28/6/2019

Nash, L: 'Reading, Wandering and Sensing: Using literary traditions of walking as a method of organizational research'. EGOS Colloquium. Copenhagen, July 2017

Copenhagen, Denmark, 2017

Nash, L: Eurthymia and arrhythmia: understanding gender through rhythm in the City of London. Annual Heather Höpfl CWOS seminar on Gender Culture and Organisation. Essex, October 2017

United Kingdom, 2017

Nash, L: Place, Performativity and Position: Gender and Socio-Materiality in the Powerhouse, Gender, Work and Organization conference. Keele, June/July 2016

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom, 2016

Nash, L: Place, Performativity and Position in the Powerhouse: Management, Marketing and Organisation Group PhD Conference. Essex, May 2016

United Kingdom, 2016

Nash, L: (Male) Members Only: Gender and Materiality in the City of London, Professor Heather Höpfl Memorial conference. Essex, September 2015

United Kingdom, 2015

Nash, L: From Sexy/Greedy to Naughty/Needy: Masculinities in the City of London, Quadrangular Conference. Lancaster, September 2015

Lancaster, United Kingdom, 2015

Nash, L: In and Out of Place in the City of London: Gender, Position and Socio-Materiality in the Square Mile, Gendered Inclusion in Contemporary Organisations: ESRC Funded Seminar Series 2015-2018, Researching Gendered Inclusion: Interdisciplinary Methodologies. Essex, June 2016

United Kingdom, 2015

Nash, L: From sexy/greedy to naughty/needy: the City of London in/as crisis, Reflexive and Creative Methodologies. Lund, May 2015

Lund, Germany, 2015

Nash, L: Streetwalking: Researching the City of London as a Place in/of Crisis, Management, Marketing and Organisation Group PhD Conference. Essex, May 2015

United Kingdom, 2015

Nash, L., Tyler, M: Beware the Cracks in the Pavement: Manifestations of the Uncanny in the Square Mile, EGOS Colloquium. Rotterdam, June 2014

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014

Nash, L: The City of London: researching a very particular place, Centre for Work, Organisation and Society seminar series. Essex, September 2014

United Kingdom, 2014

Nash, L: A Socio-Material Analysis of the City of London, Management, Marketing and Organisation Group PhD Conference. Essex, May 2014

United Kingdom, 2014

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Corporate Communications (BE490)

  • Critical Marketing Perspectives (BE530)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE917)

Publications

Journal articles (2)

Nash, L., (2018). Gendered places: Place, performativity and flânerie in the City of London. Gender, Work and Organization. 25 (6), 601-620

Nash, L., (2018). Performing Place: A Rhythmanalysis of the City of London. Organization Studies, 017084061878916-017084061878916

Book chapters (1)

Nash, L., (2018). City rhythms: Walking and sensing place through Rhythmanalysis. In: Organizational space and beyond: The significance of Henri Lefebvre for organizational studies. Editors: Dale, K., Kingma, SF. and Wasserman, V., . Routledge. 978-1138236400

Thesis dissertation (1)

Nash, L., (2017). Members Only: Place and Performativity in the City of London

Contact

louisen@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872316

Location:

EBS.3.21, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911