Tim is Associate Professor of Organisation Studies. He researches how we adapt to precarious work & worklessness through entrepreneurial learning and community organising. Using visual ethnographic methods his research seeks to understand how individuals and communities make sense of the uncertainties of their everyday life and work. Tim’s research is published widely, from Sociology and Organisation Studies to Literary journals. He is a member of the British Sociological Association and sits on the editorial board of Sociological Research Online. Previously he was co-Chief Investigator on the ARC Indigenous Discovery project, Wellbeing not Winning: Remote Indigenous Identity and Organised Sport. Tim’s current projects include Tales of Precarity, in which he has developed a novel photographic method to understand artists’ affective experiences of precarious work.

Higher Degree Supervision interests: Precarious work; Entrepreneurialism; Community organising; Work in the Arts; Ethnographic methods; Visual methods.

Country, State, City: Australia, Tasmania, Launceston

Institution: University of Tasmania

Staff Profile Link: https://www.utas.edu.au/profiles/staff/management/tim-butcher

Email Address: tim.butcher@utas.edu.au


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