Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education & Labor Studies

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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.[1]

Faculty

Professors

  • 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.[2]

Distinguished Lecturers

  • 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.[3]

Consortial Faculty

  • 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[4]

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