Dr. Meraiah Foley is the Deputy Director of the Women and Work Research Group at The University of Sydney Business School and a Lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies and Work Integrated Learning. Her research focuses on gender equality at work, with specific focus on women's experiences working in male-dominated occupations and industries, how concepts of merit and the meritocracy shape inequalities at work, and the gendered dimensions of workplace technological change. Dr. Foley has received research funding from the Australian Research Council, the Australia-New Zealand School of Government, and various government bodies.
Dr. Foley is also passionate about her teaching. She is unit coordinator for WORK2205 HR Strategies and Processes, a core unit in the Industrial Relations/Human Resource major. She has also coordinated two of the University of Sydney’s international industry placement programs, in Paris and the United States, since 2016.