Introducing Adam Seth Litwin

Impact of technological change on work and workers a focus of associate professor
Friday, November 7, 2014

Adam Seth Litwin, associate professor of industrial and labor relations, Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History, began teaching at ILR this semester.

Here, he offers a snapshot of his experiences and life:

Academic focus: Technological change and the structure of work; employment relations mediators of the impact of technological change on workers, firms, and society; labor relations in the health care sector.

Previous positions: Assistant professor of management, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, 2008-2014; joint appointment, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2012-2014.

Academic background: B.S. in economics, public policy and management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1998); B.A., American history, School of Arts and Science, University of Pennsylvania (1998); M.Sc., industrial relations, London School of Economics (1999); Ph.D., Institute for Work and Employment Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2008).

Last book read: "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America" by George Packer.

In his own time: "Chasing after my toddler and my mutt, banging the drums, and bringing good cheer."