Prof Colette Fagan - personal details
Role: Professor and Faculty Associate Dean (Research)
Tel: 0161 275-2512
Arthur Lewis Building-3.029
School of Social Sciences
The University of Manchester
Colette joined Manchester in 1998 as a sociology lecturer. Previously she worked as a lecturer at the University of Liverpool, a researcher at UMIST and a research officer at the UK’s Equal Opportunities Commission. Her connection with the University started in 1990 when she registered as a part-time PhD student.
She has made extended international academic visits to the European Union Center and Department of Sociology, University Wisconsin-Madison, USA (2005); the Centre for Applied Social Research, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia (2005); the Wissenschaftszentrum (Social Science Research Centre) Berlin, Germany (1994, 1995, 1998) wz-berlin.de
- Co-Director of the European Work and Employment Research Centre, which is an inter-disciplinary Faculty research centre of the University of Manchester.
- Research Director, School of Social Science.
- Coordinator (with Jill Rubery and Janneke Plantenga) of the European Commission’s Expert Group on Gender, Social Inclusion and Employment (EGGSIE), 2004-7; & Senior Advisor to the subsequent Coordination team 2008.
Her academic consultancies include research papers and reports for the European Commission, the European Trade Union Institute, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, the International Labour Office, the OECD, UNIFEM - Central and Eastern Europe, the UK Trades Union Congress and the Finnish Ministry of Labour.
As a member of the British Sociology Association her roles have included serving on the editorial board of the journals Sociology (1998-2000) and Work, Employment and Society (2000-2004) and on the conference organising committees for the 50th Annual British Sociological Association Conference (2001) and the 2004 Work, Employment and Society Conference.