University of Sheffield
Lizzie Richardson has a background in cultural and economic geography, with much of her research focusing on workplaces, work practices and identities, including the changing geographies of work with digital technologies in the UK. She is also examining the socio-spatial dynamics of digital platforms for cultural and economic activities, particularly in urban contexts. Her paper “Feminist geographies of digital work” was awarded the Progress in Human Geography best paper prize in 2019. She held a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship in the Department of Geography at Durham University, after working as a University Lecturer in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge. She is currently a Lecturer in Digital Media and Society in the Department of Sociological Studies at the University of Sheffield. Lizzie undertook her BA in Geography at the University of Cambridge and her MA and PhD in Human Geography at Durham University.