Professor Linda McDowell FBA

Geographies of labour market change in the UK; gender divisions of labour; interactive work in the service sector; economic migration since 1945; memory and oral histories, especially of women migrants

Elected 2008

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

Current post

Senior Professorial Research Fellow, University of Oxford; Honorary Professor of Geography, University of Exeter

Past appointments

University of Exeter Honorary Professor of Geography

2017 -

University of Oxford Senior Professorial Research Fellow

2017 -

University of Oxford Professor of Human Geography, University of Oxford

2004 - 2017

University College London

2000 - 2004

University of Cambridge

1992 - 1999

The Open University

1978 - 1992

University of Kent

1973 - 1976


Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City 1997

Redundant Masculinities? White working class youth and employment change 2003

Hard Labour: the forgotten voices of Latvian migrant volunteer workers 2005

Working Bodies: interactive employment and workplace identities 2009

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