Lecturer, University of Hull
Biographical Info: Jennifer Wilby is a lecturer and researcher in management systems and sciences in The Business School, University of Hull. Jennifer’s research interests include: developing systems resilience and flexibility in the management of complex systems, hierarchies and general system theory, and the development of critical systematic evaluations of research methods. Jennifer is also a part-time (2007-2009) EPSRC post-doctoral fellow researching on the EmergeNet Emerging Sustainability Project.
Prior to joining the University of Hull, Jennifer worked in urban planning, database programming and textbook publishing. Since then, Jennifer has worked at the University of Lincoln for two years and for five years at the University of York in the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination undertaking systematic reviews of health care interventions on behalf of the Department of Health (NICE). Jennifer has just finished a year as President of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS), and has now resumed the role of VP for Administration of that society. She has been Honorary Treasurer and executive board member of ARCISS (The Association of Research Centres in the Social Sciences), and is a member of the board of the UKSS (United Kingdom Systems Society). Jennifer is also Editor of Bulletin of the International Society for the Systems Sciences and Book Reviews Editor of Systemic Practice and Action Research.