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  • Phd Sociology: University of Warwick
  • MA Politics: Princeton University
  • BA: Yale University
  • Certificat d'├ętudes politiques: Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Paris)

Employment history

Rebecca is a former official of the International Union of Food and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) and of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), both based in Geneva, and of the British union MSF. She has been a lecturer at Birkbeck since 2002.


  • British Universities' Industrial Relations Association
  • International Industrial Relations Association
  • International Sociological Association
  • Member of the Executive of ISA.s Research Committee 44, Labour Movements
  • Industrial Relations in the European Community (IREC)
  • Global Union Research Network (coordinated by ILO)
  • Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Industrial Relations in the European Community network

Dr Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick