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Rebecca Florisson

 Rebecca Florisson


Project description

Rebecca’s research will look at the extent to which precarious early work experience impacts on career mobility across the life course, with a particular focus on differential impacts for different groups of people.


1st Supervisor: Dr Mark Williams
2nd Supervisor:
Dr Maria Koumenta


Rebecca Florisson combines her part-time PhD at Queen Mary with her work as a Policy Advisor at the Work Foundation. Her main focus is on insecurity at work, social- and career mobility, working conditions, and diversity and inclusion issues.

She joined the Work Foundation in 2018, prior to which she worked at the European agency, Eurofound, where she contributed to research on working conditions in gigwork, organisational restructuring, and the impact of technological change on the workforce- and skills composition of the manufacturing sector in Europe. 

Previously, she successfully completed a MSc in Creative Writing at Edinburgh University and a MSc in Politics and Public Policy at Trinity College Dublin.

Centre and Group Membership


Research and policy papers


  • King’s College London & Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC) (8 June 2020), Creative industries and intersectional barriers: Exploring class and race, online. Carey, H. & Florisson, R. Getting in and getting on: Class, participation and job quality in the UK creative industries.

Long reads and opinion pieces

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