Profile: Michele Ochsner

Assistant Director

Staff

Studies work organization practices and policies that support worker participation and engagement. Current research and education projects are focused on improving conditions for vulnerable workers in construction and projects with long-term care facilities that link work environment with quality of care. As the principle or co-investigator/director of more than fifteen federal, state and foundation funded projects, she has studied and developed action oriented intervention projects with a range of industries focused on occupational and environmental health and safety. Her publications include articles in the Journal of Public Health Policy, Environment Quality Management and New Solutions: Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy.
 

  • Education

    Ph.D. Columbia University
    M.A. Rutgers University

  • Publications

    Ochsner, M., Leana, C., and Appelbaum, E. 2009. Improving Direct Care Work: Integrating Theory Research And Practice. White Paper commissioned by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

    Ochsner, M, Marshall E., Kimmel L., Martino C., Cunningham R., and Hoffner K. 2008.
    Immigrant Day Laborers in New Jersey: Baseline Data from a Participatory Research Project. New Solutions: Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy 18 (1): 57-76.
     

  • Research Initiatives

    Current research and education projects are focused on improving conditions for vulnerable workers in construction and projects with long-term care facilities that link work environment with quality of care.

  • Files

  • 848-932-9245
  • ochsner@smlr.rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Labor Education Center
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903

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