Dr Trevor de Middelaer

Dr Trevor de Middelaer

Department of Management
Lecturer in Employment Relations

Contact details

University House
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Trevor is a Lecturer in Employment Relations at the University of Birmingham. Trevor teaches on a variety of programmes at Birmingham Business School, covering both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In addition, Trevor is the Year Group Tutor for Final Year Business Management programmes.


Lecturer in Employment Relations: 

  • PhD in Human Resource and Management and Industrial Relations (Keele University)
  • MA in Human Resource Management (Keele University)
  • BA in Environment and Planning (University of Liverpool)


Following Trevor’s graduation from the University of Liverpool, he worked for the Civil Service in Liverpool, before moving to work for the local council in County Durham. Trevor subsequently returned to education, which led to him graduating from Keele University with a PhD in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. Following this Trevor started work for the University of Birmingham, where he is now a Lecturer in Employment and Year Group Tutor for Final Year Business Management Programmes. Trevor’s teaching includes aspects of employee voice and fairness, along with issues relating to equality and diversity.


BSc in Business Management: 

  • Employment Relations
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Human Resource Management 

MSc in HRM:

  • International Perspectives on Employment Relations 

Postgraduate supervision

 Dissertation Supervision:

  • Online MSc in International Management
  • Online MBA
  • MSc in Human Resource Management


The study of employment relations, with a specific interest in the labour process.