Visiting Fellow Profile
Geneva, New York
ILR alumnus Charles Whalen is editor of Perspectives on Work, published by the Labor and Employment Relations Association. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin. He has served as associate economics editor at BusinessWeek, and as a faculty member in ILR Extension Division and the department of economics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In 1998-1999, he taught at Zhongshan University (Guangzhou, China) as a Fulbright Senior Scholar and visiting professor.
His research areas include U.S. economic insecurity, human resources and national economic policy, communitywide labor-management partnerships, and the future of industrial relations as a field of study. During his stay at ILR, he will conduct ongoing research on employment-oriented aspects of recent U.S. economic development and edit two books: New Directions in the Study of Work and Employment: Revitalizing Industrial Relations as an Academic Enterprise (for Edward Elgar Publishing) and Human Resource Economics and Public Policy: Essays in Honor of Vernon M. Briggs Jr. (for the W. E. Upjohn Institute).
- Charles Whalen