CGWR Team, Directory

Elaine Hui, Acting Director
Assistant Professor of Labor and Employment Relations and Asian Studies
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Mark Anner, Center Director and Professor of Labor and Employment Relations 
*Dr. Anner will be on sabbatical until July 2022.
501 F Keller Building
Phone: 814-865-0745
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Eleni Schirmer, Center Research Associate

Eleni Schirmer is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a research associate at Penn State University's Center for Global Workers' Rights. Her book manuscript, a biography of Wisconsin's largest teachers' union local, examines the unsteady history of social justice teachers' unionism in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A former leader of the Teaching Assistants' Association -- the nation's oldest graduate employee union -- Schirmer's writing has appeared in The New YorkerBoston ReviewDissent, and elsewhere. 


Jini Park

Jini Park, Assistant Research Professor, 2020-2021
501G Keller Building
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Manuel Rosaldo, Assistant Professor of Labor and Employment Relations 

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Katherine Maich, Assistant Professor of Labor and Employment Relations 
(Postdoctoral Scholar, 2017-18)

Office Phone(814) 867-5698
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Rebecca Tarlau

Rebecca Tarlau
Associate Professor of Education and Labor and Employment Relations
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Mary Bellman
Associate Teaching Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
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Jana Silverman, Post-Doctoral Scholar, 2021 

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Rodolfo Soares Moimaz, Visiting Scholar, 2021–2022
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Abby Cluster
Center Support Assistant
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Dora Sari, Labour Rights Indicators project, Senior Adviser


Jeremy Blasi, Non-Resident Research Fellow


Past Post-Doctoral Scholars & Visiting Scholars


Catherine Bowman, Assistant Research Professor, 2019-2020



, Post-Doctoral Scholar 2016-17


A.Lane Windham, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2015-16


Chad Gray, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2014-15


Katiuscia (Kat) Galhera, Visiting Scholar 2015


 2014-15, Spring 2016



Renwei Liu

Renwei Liu, Visiting Scholar, 2013-14


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Daniel Hawkins, Post-Doctoral Scholar, 2012-13 


Jill Jensen, Postdoc, Assistant Director & Visiting Assistant Professor, 2011-2014