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Lee Adler
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Lee Adler

Senior Extension Associate
Labor and Unions


Lee Adler is a labor, criminal law and civil rights practitioner. He teaches critical labor, employment law, and union leadership issues in academic, extension, and community settings. He has considerable strategic, policy-making, trial, and appellate experience in representing and educating unions and their members.


Journal Articles

  • Anurag Agrawal, Lee Adler. 2003. Plant-animal interactions for the classroom (review of Herrera and Pellmyr, Plant-animal interactions), Ecology . 84:807-808.
  • Lowell Turner, Lee Adler. 2001. Awakening the Giant: The Revitalization of the American Labor Movement, Transfer . 7(3):466-480.
  • R Karban, Anurag Agrawal, Jennifer S. Thaler, Lee Adler. 1999. Induced plant responses and information content about risk of herbivory, Trends in Ecology and Evolution . 11:443-447.


  • Lowell Turner, Lee Adler, Maite Tapia. 2014. Mobilizing against Inequality: Unions, Immigrant Workers, and the Crisis of Capitalism. Ithaca, NY, United States: ILR Press/Cornell University, 2014. (210 pages)