M. Karns

Elizabeth Karns
people / faculty

M. Karns

Senior Lecturer
Social Statistics


Liz Karns is an epidemiologist and lawyer. Her research interests involve worker health and safety, corporate ethical responsibilities to conduct research, and the economic consequences of sexual assault and harassment. Her practice has ranged from individual juvenile clients large multi-national corporations. She is interested in fostering an intellectual environment for students that integrates science, law, and societal needs.

Professional Activities

  • Statistical Evidence in Employment Discrimination. Presented to ILR Labor and Employment Law Extension. ILR NYC. 2010.

Honors and Awards

  • Robert N. Stern Mentoring Award 2012, ILR.
Elizabeth Karns


Ives Hall Faculty Wing, Room 296

Areas of Expertise

Other Areas of Expertise

Occupational Health and Safety