Dr Lorenzo Cini




O'Rahilly Building Cork University Business School University College Cork

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Lorenzo is Lecturer in Employment Relations and HRM at the Cork University Business School, University College Cork, Ireland. Prior to joining UCC, he was Marie Curie Skłodowska Research Fellow at the University College Dublin. There, he was the principal investigator of the research action, “COntesting GOvernance by NUmbers: The Mobilizations of Food Delivery Couriers across Europe in Time of the Pandemic (COGONU),” investigating the causes, trajectories, and outcomes of mobilizations of these workers since 2016 in different European cities before and during the Covid crisis.

Lorenzo is Editorial Board member of the ABS4 journal Work, Employment & Society.

His main research interests are social movements and conflicts in the current transformations of the world of work. His research has been published in leading international journals, such as Theory and Society; New Technology, Work and Employment; European Journal of Industrial Relations, and Work, Employment and Society, as well as academic university press, such as Bristol University Press.

Lorenzo holds a PhD in social and political science from the European University Institute (EUI) of Florence.