Co-Lead of MSc People Analytics
Leeds University Business School
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I am Professor of Human Resource Management and Head of the Work and Employment Relations Division at the University of Leeds.


After reading History at the University of Liverpool, I gained an MSc and PhD from the Industrial Relations Department of the London School of Economics. I began my academic career as a lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Kent in 2001, moving to Leeds for the first time as lecturer in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations in 2003. I joined the University of Warwick as Associate Professor in 2007 and subsequently moved to the University of York as Senior Lecturer then Reader in Human Resource Management. In 2014 I joined Loughborough University as Professor of Human Resource Management before returning to Leeds in September 2016. I became Head of the Work and Employment Relations Division in February 2017.

Research interests
  • Job quality
  • Well-being at work
  • HR and people analytics

Recent journal articles

Can HR adapt to the paradoxes of artificial intelligence?

Charlwood, A., Guenole, N. (2022), Human Resource Management Journal

HRM and the COVID-19 pandemic: How can we stop making a bad situation worse?

Butterick, M., Charlwood, A. (2021), Human Resource Management Journal

Other publications

Tomlinson, J., Valizade, D., Muzio, D., Charlwood, A. and Aulakh, S. (2019) ‘Privileges and penalties in the legal profession: an intersectional analysis of career progression’ British Journal of Sociology, 70 (3): 1043 – 1066. (A on ABDC List).

Digit researcher produced short video on ‘Using Understanding Society for Employment Research’

6 May 2022

Andy Charlwood produced a short video to help students and researchers use the Understanding Society survey