Debra Howcroft is Professor of Technology and Organisation at the University of Manchester where she is a member of the Work and Equalities Institute. She has served as Editor-in-Chief of New Technology, Work and Employment since 2011. Her research covers new technologies and organising, particularly in relation to work and employment. She is a co-lead on the research theme Reconnecting the Disconnected: New Channels of Voice and Representation within Digit.
Howcroft and Bergvall-Kåreborn (2019), ‘A Typology of Crowdwork Platforms, Work, Employment and Society‘, Vol. 33(1) 21-38
Vallas and Schor (2020), ‘What do platforms do? Understanding the gig economy, Annual Review of Sociology‘, Vol. 46:273-294