Dr Alex Wood

Researcher, Oxford Internet Institute


Alex J. Wood is a sociologist of work and employment, focusing on the changing nature of employment relations and labour markets. He is currently researching worker voice, organisation and action in the online gig economy.


  • Gig economy
  • Digital labour
  • Zero hours contracts
  • Precarious work
  • Trade unions
  • Strikes
  • Industrial relations

Media experience

Dr Wood has experience of live radio interviews as well as print interviews. He has also written op-eds for publications including New Statesman and New Internationalist.