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Kaye Thorn is a senior lecturer within the School of Management, based at Albany. She is currently responsible for teaching the postgraduate professional practice class and she manages the internship programme for the College of Business. She enjoys postgraduate supervision, and has supervised a number of PhDs to completion. Kaye’s main fields of interest are the area of careers, global mobility and skilled migrants and she has publications in business, careers and psychology journals. Kaye is interested to hear from potential PhD students in these areas.
Kaye's recent research has been in the area of self-initiated expatriation, focusing on the reasons why some people choose to live and work abroad. This work has been extended into the role mobility plays in career choice. Kaye's work has been recognised internationally,winning several awards for best conference or journal paper. Kaye is currently seeking PhD students with an interest in global mobility, careers, and skilled migration, particularly with a gendered lens.
21st Century Citizenship
Field of research codes
Business and Management (150300): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000):
Demography (160300): Human Geography (160400):
Human Resources Management (150305):
Organisational Behaviour (150311): Organisational Planning and Management (150312):
Studies In Human Society (160000)
global mobility, careers, self-initiated expatriation