Dr Stephen Clibborn is a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies in the University of Sydney Business School. He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Industrial Relations and an experienced employment lawyer.
Stephen is a leading researcher in the field of employment relations and law, with particular interest in the regulation of low-waged work, including the working experiences of immigrants and the roles of stakeholders including government, employers, unions, NGOs and civil society in the application and enforcement of employment laws.
He is also a key research-based contributor to public debates about regulation of work. He is regularly invited to speak to policy audiences on his research. He has made influential submissions to Senate and Productivity Commission inquiries and is a regular commentator in the media on migrant work rights, experiences and regulation. Stephen has extensive industry experience including in Australia as a senior associate in a national commercial law firm, and in the United States as both a legal manager in the headquarters of a multinational corporation in the fast moving consumer goods sector and in a not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of low-waged and unemployed workers.
Stephen teaches in both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the Business School. In semester 1, 2019 he is teaching WORK6116, Employment and the Law.
As the Work and Organisational Studies Honours Coordinator, he is currently enjoying working with our current group of keen and impressive honours candidates. You are welcome to contact Stephen for further information about studying honours in future.