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Marina Pastor

Lecturer in Human Resources Management
Faculty of Business and Law

Marina Pastor, currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), Cambridge, is a dedicated lecturer with a Master's degree in Human Resource Management from ARU and a background in Modern Languages, Culture, and Communication. Marina has also served as a Human Resources Administrator at ARU and other organisations, supporting various facets of the employee lifecycle. Complementing her academic journey, she has taught modules like Leadership & Change and Organisational Psychology in Social Context, demonstrating her commitment to nurturing student success and fostering personal and professional growth.

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Marina Pastor's academic trajectory is characterized by a dedication to interdisciplinary excellence and a fervent drive to effect positive change. Armed with a master’s degree in human resource management from Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and a foundational background in Modern Languages, Culture, and Communication from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Marina possesses a diverse spectrum of expertise. This breadth of knowledge enriches her ongoing pursuit of a Ph.D. at ARU, where she navigates the complexities of organizational dynamics, human behaviour, and cultural nuances with finesse. Beyond academia, Marina's tenure as a Human Resources Administrator at ARU has afforded her invaluable insights into the pragmatic applications of HR practices within educational contexts. Furthermore, her passion for language education is evidenced by her experience as an English language teacher, where she fosters effective communication and cross-cultural understanding. Marina's multifaceted background and unwavering commitment to continuous learning underscore her role as a dynamic educator and scholar poised to make meaningful contributions to academia and society alike.

Spoken Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English

Research interests
  • Future of work dynamics
  • Psychological factors in employment structure 
  • Impact of psychological factors on employment structures and workplace behaviours
  • Marketing and HRM practices integration
  • Cross-cultural communication and Management 
Areas of research supervision

Marina possesses extensive experience as a supervisor in both marketing and human resource management (HRM). With a keen understanding of these fields, she has effectively guided and mentored students in various aspects of marketing strategy, tourisms and events managements, brand management, organizational behaviour, and HRM practices. Her expertise in these areas enriches her supervision approach, enabling her to provide valuable insights and support to students undertaking research projects related to marketing and HRM.

  • Degree in Modern language culture and communication, Universidad Automa de Madrid
  • Master’s in human resources management, ARU
  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, ARU
  • PhD in process, ARU