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Dr Beverly Geesin

Assistant Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Beverly Geesin

Beverly is a sociologist by training with a background in power, discourse, labour, consumption and resistance. Beverly's PhD was on resistance to workplace surveillance drawing upon the work of Henri Lefebvre and the Situationists. As such, she is interested in precarious labour, alternative forms of organising and the impact of new communication technologies on work. Beverly's work is theoretical and qualitative with an interest in Critical Discourse Analysis. With an interest in the intersection of management thought and politics she is currently working on a number of projects on the anti-managerialism of Trumpism and the influence of management theorist Stafford Beer on other fields including music. She is keen to supervise projects on any of the above themes.

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  • Donald Trump and Trumpism: Leadership, ideology and narrative of the business executive turned politician, Mollan, S., Geesin, B. 1 May 2020, In: Organization
  • Taxis for neoliberalism! Surveillance and resistance in post-industrial Philadelphia, Geesin, B., Mollan, S. 1 Apr 2020, In: Competition and Change
  • This Sporting Life: the antithetical novel's revelation of the organization and work of sport, Geesin, B., Mollan, S. 11 Dec 2017, In: Culture and Organization
  • Language and Technology, Goddard, A., Geesin, B. 2011
  • 'Rockin' with the avatars: 'live' music and the virtual spaces of Secon Life, Beer, D., Geesin, B. 2008, Living Virtually: Researching New Worlds, New York, Peter Lang

  • Sociology PhD January 12 2013
  • Media Studies MA November 01 2005
  • Sociology BA (Hons) January 12 1999
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy FHEA 2012


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