Doctor Joe Atkinson

Dr Joe Atkinson

Lecturer in Employment Law

Research interests

  • Employment & Labour Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Legal Theory

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Dr Joe Atkinson is a Lecturer in Employment Law and Co-Director of the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality and Law. He is also Co-ordinator of the Law and Psychology Programme.

Joe’s area of expertise and research is employment and labour law, with a particular focus on the intersection of employment law and human rights. Current projects include work on human rights and employment status, and the regulation of algorithmic management technologies in the workplace.

Joe is a trustee for the Southampton Advice & Representation Centre, and is currently the joint convenor for the Labour Law section of the Society of Legal Scholars.