David Neumark

Distinguished Professor of Economics · UC Irvine

David Neumark is a labor economist whose work focuses on minimum wages, discrimination in the work force, and worker compensation.

Health Economics Finance Gender Inequality in Relationships Economics Demographics

Joseph Grodin

Emeritus Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: grodinj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4654 / Office 626-200

Constitutional Law Labor Law Employment Discrimination Law

Veena Dubal

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: dubalv@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4860 / Office 364-200

Critical Race Theory Sociology of Social Movements Legal Anthropology Work Law Law and Social Change

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey

Professor of Sociology and Executive Director of Center for Employment Equity · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey is an expert in understanding the processes that generate workplace inequality.

Employment Equity Labor Markets Income Distributions Economic Sociology Organizations and Inequality

Denise M. Rosseau

University Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Denise Rousseau's research focuses upon the impact workers have on the employment relationship and the firms that employ them.

Psychological Contract Organizational Effectiveness Performance Management Future of Work Employment Relations

Virginia Parks

Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy · UC Irvine

Virginia Parks, PhD, is a geographer and urban planner specializing in the study of urban inequality.

Clean Energy Transition Urban Politics and Policy Racial Inequality Employment Local Economic Development

Amy Kishek

Lawyer and Executive Director · Canadian Intern Association

Advocate for policy and law reform in areas of workplace law on behalf of precarious and young workers

Human Rights & Workplace Law Human Rights Labour Law Employment Law Youth Employment

Daneal Charney, CHRL

Executive in Residence for high-growth tech companies · MaRSDD - Largest Urban Innovation Hub

Award-Winning Human Resources Leader| Growth Coach for Start-ups| Keynote Speaker on AI, Future of Work, Employee Experience.

People Analytics Hr & Talent Management global skills Employment Brand Leadership Entreprenership Startups

Reuel Schiller

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: schiller@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4879 / Office 380-200

Administrative Law American Legal History Labor Law Employment Law

Dr Timothy Whitehead

Senior Lecturer in Product Design · Aston University

Dr Whitehead's interest is in developing approaches to improve the design of products distributed in low income countries.

User Centred Design Circular Economy Design for International Development Industrial Design 3D Printing ‎

Lisa Taylor

President · Challenge Factory

Future of Work author, speaker, consultant and researcher

Work and Employment Career Advice Talent Acquisition Employee Retention Aging

Robert Bird

Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics · University of Connecticut

Robert Bird is an expert in corporate compliance, employment law, legal strategy, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Employment Law Business Law Corporate Compliance Business Ethics

Robert Pollin

Distinguished Professor of Economics and Co-Director of Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Robert Pollin's research centers on macroeconomics and the economics of building a clean-energy economy in the U.S and globally.

Green Economy Clean Energy Economics Green Jobs Green New Deal Conditions for Low-Wage Workers

LeaAnne DeRigne, MSW, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

LeaAnne DeRigne's area of research expertise is in paid sick leave, flexible work, vacation time, and pensions.

vacation time Pensions Health Care Policy Labor Market Participation Sick Leave

Rachel Arnow-Richman

Chair/Professor · University of Florida

Rachel Arnow-Richman teaches and publishes in the areas of employment law and contracts.

Commercial Law Employment Law and Discrimination Contracts Labor Law

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

William Perez

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Immigration Status & Nationality Race and Ethnicity Diversity Social Identity Motivation

Joan C. Williams

Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair and Director of the Center for WorkLife Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: williams@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4706 / Office 402-100

Property Law Feminist Legal Theory Work Life Balance Gender and Sexuality in the Law Work Conflict

Comila Shahani-Denning

Senior Vice Provost for Academics and Professor of Psychology · Hofstra University

Expert in workplace issues and behavior, hiring practices, leadership development, human resource management

Use of Social Media in Hiring Office Politics Workplace Communication Psychology Public Speaking

Richard Appelbaum, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development