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Q&A with Caitlin Ray

Get to know more about one of ILR’s four new faculty members.
Caitlin Ray
Q&A with Caitlin Ray

Three Faculty Members Named Full Professors

Two professors in ILR’s Department of Human Resource Studies and one in the school’s Department of Organizational Behavior have been promoted.
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Three Faculty Members Named Full Professors

Gleeson Named Edmund Ezra Day Professor

Revealing processes through which workplace inequality emerges, and how workers and their advocates respond, is at the heart of Professor Shannon Gleeson’s scholarship.
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Gleeson Named Edmund Ezra Day Professor

Wagner '92 Gift Honors Lieberwitz

In appreciation for teaching that welcomes differing views, Eric Wagner ’92 is supporting the Worker Institute Undergraduate Student Research Fellows Program.
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Wagner '92 Gift Honors Lieberwitz

Stephen Kim Named Global Public Voices Fellow

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Assistant Director of ILR WIDE will engage with national and international news media to speak out on democratic threats.
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Stephen Kim Named Global Public Voices Fellow

Fath and Zhang Awarded Grants

Faculty members will study Black employee allyship and compensation for family caregivers.
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Fath and Zhang Awarded Grants

Q&A with Alex Kowalski

Get to know more about one of ILR’s four new faculty members.
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Q&A with Alex Kowalski

Pay Transparency: Pros and Cons

Peter Bamberger, Ph.D. ’90, research director of ILR’s Smithers Institute and a Tel Aviv University professor who has written a book on exposing pay, is among the experts who will speak at a Tuesday event.
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Pay Transparency: Pros and Cons

Future of Work Fellow Studies Job Search Platforms, Job Seekers

Bart de Koning is part of the ILR’s Labor Dynamics Institute.
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Future of Work Fellow Studies Job Search Platforms, Job Seekers

Future of Work Fellow Studies Self-Expression

Marie-Catherine Mignault is part of ILR’s Experimental Psychology and Organizations Lab. ExPo Lab.
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Future of Work Fellow Studies Self-Expression

Implement Policy Changes, Urges Cook-Gray Lecturer

Combatting the decline in gender progress in the labor market starts with implementing policy interventions, says Professor Francine Blau ’66.
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Implement Policy Changes, Urges Cook-Gray Lecturer

ILR Faculty Awarded 2030 Project Grants

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Ian Greer and Virginia Doellgast have been awarded a grant to examine the future of electric vehicles and explore the union, managerial and policy approaches to mitigate disruption to workers.
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ILR Faculty Awarded 2030 Project Grants

Cook-Gray Lecture Set for Sept. 29

“Gender Inequality in the Labor Market: Continuing Progress?” will be presented by Professor Francine Blau.
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Cook-Gray Lecture Set for Sept. 29

LeClercq Appointed to EU List of Expert Arbitrators

Nomination of ILR faculty member is a reflection of her expertise on the intersection of trade and fundamental rights.
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LeClercq Appointed to EU List of Expert Arbitrators

Professor Retires After 56 Years

Protecting the rights of society’s most vulnerable people has been the focus of James Gross’s teaching and research.
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Professor Retires After 56 Years

MILR Alumni Honor Professor Gold

ILR undergraduates with financial need will benefit from a scholarship established by former students thankful for the critical thought and logic skills shared by Michael Gold.
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MILR Alumni Honor Professor Gold

ILR Welcomes Four to Faculty

The Human Resource Studies Department and the Labor Relations, Law, & History Department will each add two assistant professors.
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ILR Welcomes Four to Faculty

Doellgast Appointed Anne Evans Estabrook Professor

The relationship between labor market and collective bargaining institutions, inequality and job quality is the research focus of Professor Virginia Doellgast.
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Doellgast Appointed Anne Evans Estabrook Professor

Burton Appointed Joseph R. Rich ’80, M.S. ’86, Professor

A professorship named in honor of an alumni passionate about compensation studies is now held by a faculty member who leads the ILR institute focused on pay.
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Burton Appointed Joseph R. Rich ’80, M.S. ’86, Professor

Griffith Named Senior Associate Dean

Labor law expert will oversee ILR’s academic programs and faculty development.
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Griffith Named Senior Associate Dean

Robert Hutchens Q&A

Professor introduced decades of students to labor economics in hopes they would see it as interesting and applicable to the real world.
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Robert Hutchens Q&A

Bruyére Honored for Impact

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology has named Susanne Bruyére a fellow for changing the course of her field and is publishing a book she co-edited about neurodiversity in the workplace.
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Bruyére Honored for Impact

Chen and Williams Appointed as Fellows

Newly established fellowship positions will benefit the Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History.
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Chen and Williams Appointed as Fellows

ILR Instructor Advises NFL on Diversity Hiring

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Michael L. Huyghue, CALS '84, who teaches a sports business class in the ILR School, has provided recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion in hiring practices and is meeting with each team’s leadership
ILR instructor Michael L. Huyghue, CALS '84
ILR Instructor Advises NFL on Diversity Hiring

Ronald G. Ehrenberg Q&A

ILR’s first Irving M. Ives Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations served for 46 years on ILR’s faculty.
Ronald G. Ehrenberg Q&A

Three ILR Professors Promoted

JR Keller, John McCarthy and Ben Rissing will become associate professors with tenure as of July 1.
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Three ILR Professors Promoted

Five Faculty Members Honored

Professors Emeritus John M. Abowd, Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Tove Helland Hammer, Robert Hutchens and William J. Sonnenstuhl were lauded at a retirement celebration Monday.
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Five Faculty Members Honored

John Abowd Receives Edward Lazear Prize

John Abowd, the Edmund Ezra Day Professor Emeritus of Economics, Statistics and Data Science, is the inaugural recipient of the 2022 Edward Lazear Prize from the Society of Labor Economists (SOLE).
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John Abowd Receives Edward Lazear Prize

William Sonnenstuhl Q&A

Research findings helped students learn how to change norms around alcohol, hazing, sexual assault and mental health.
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William Sonnenstuhl Q&A

Yang Researching Worker Voice

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A grant for an investigation of how workers in China exercise their voice on social media, and how that affects managerial practices and the authoritarian state’s decision making, has been awarded to Assistant Professor Duanyi Yang.
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Yang Researching Worker Voice

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