Irma Mooi-Reci is a professor of sociology and social policy in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She is a leading expert in the field of labor market research and the study of life-course dynamics. She is internationally known for her research on the socioeconomic effects of joblessness and insecure work arrangements on workers and their families. Her recent research, funded by the Australian Research Council, focuses on the effect of nonstandard employment arrangements on fertility behavior. Her research has appeared in Human Relations, Social Forces, Gender & Society, European Sociological Review, and other academic journals.