Associate Professor Marya Besharov is applying her expertise in organizational change and leadership to the hubs that put locally sourced foods on dinner tables.
Professor Ileen DeVault applies a historical lens to today's labor struggles.
Associate Professor Eli Friedman’s research impacts the way scholars in China, the U.S. and Europe think about state-labor relations.
Research by an ILR graduate student shows how trade unions can improve medical and social services. An agency in New York City has incorporated some of his findings to help improve health care delivery.
Research is a core component of ILR's mission.
Our faculty are social scientists whose research covers a broad range of employment and workplace topics.
Students involved in ILR's many research opportunities develop close relationships with faculty, become authors or coauthors of published articles, and present at conferences and meetings.
ILR's library is regarded as the leading resource of its kind on work and employment in North America.
publishing original research quarterly by social scientists on all aspects of the employment relationship since 1947.
An imprint of Cornell University Press specializing in books on labor and work-related topics
Each of ILR's centers and institutes focuses on a particular workplace-related theme and provide an umbrella of support for broad research programs involving ILR faculty.