Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education & Labor Studies
Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education & Labor Studies is in collaboration with NYC Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO & CUNY. It was was established at Queens College over twenty years ago with the support of the late Chancellor Joseph S. Murphy.
- Ruth Milkman, Professor of Sociology and an Associate Director of the Institute.
- Joshua Freeman, Professor of History with a specialization in U.S. labor history and working-class history.
- Stephanie Luce, Associate Professor of Labor Studies
- Penelope Lewis, Assistant Professor of Labor Studies and specializes in social movements.
- Ed Ott, Distinguished Lecturer in Labor Studies with expertise in labor and politics.
- James Steele, Distinguished Lecturer in Labor Studies
- Steve Fraser, a Research Associate and has served for over a decade as Editor-at-Large of the Murphy Institute's journal, New Labor Forum.
- Mimi Abramovitz is the Bertha Capen Reynolds Professor at the Hunter School of Social Work
- Sally Munro Alvarez, Director of Labor Programs at Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations / Extension Division.
- Stanley Aronowitz, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate School
- Stephen Brier, Professor of Urban Education and the Coordinator of the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy doctoral certificate program at the CUNY Graduate School.
- Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the CUNY Graduate School
- Sean Sweeney, founder and Director of Cornell University’s Global Labor Institute.
- KC Wagner, Director of Workplace Issues at Cornell University’s ILR Metro District Office in NYC