Dr Stacey Bushfield is an Associate Professor in Business Research Methods.
Stacey’s current research sits within organisational studies and surrounds health and social care integration, employee engagement, employee voice, work role identities, identity transitions and experiences of hybrid leadership roles. She also has a particular interest in the development and evidencing of research impact and is passionate about developing students’ research skills and building research capacity.
Prior to joining Edinburgh Napier University Business School, Stacey worked for six years as a lecturer at the University of Dundee, has held research posts at the University of Sheffield and the University of Glasgow, and between September 2017 and August 2019, was an Honorary Visiting Fellow at the University of Technology Sydney (Faculty of Health).
Stacey writes for policy, practitioner and academic audiences and her research has been published in Sociology of Health and Illness and Work, Employment and Society. She holds a PhD, MSc and MA from the University of Glasgow. She has received research funding from the Economic and Social Research Council, Scottish Government, Health and Social Care Moray, British Medical Association, and Scottish Enterprise.
She is currently supervising Katie Sinclair, a PhD student at the University of Dundee, on a funded project looking at internal employer branding, talent management, and employee engagement in a multi-national enterprise.
Since joining Edinburgh Napier University, Stacey has been appointed the UG dissertation lead for the Business School, is the fourth year coordinator for the BA (Hons) Business programme and leads the School’s Public and Third Sector research cluster.