Lisa A. Schur

PROFILE
Professor
Chair, Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Department: 
Labor Education And Research Now (LEARN)
Labor Studies And Employment Relations (LSER)
Education: 
J.D., Northeastern University
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
CONTACT INFO
 848-932-1743
 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
EXPERTISE
  • Disability issues in employment and labor law
  • Contingent work, and the connections between workplace experiences and political participation

Focuses on disability issues in employment and labor law, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act and its relationship to other laws and social policies. She also studies alternative work arrangements such as contingent work, and the connections between workplace experiences and political participation. Her work has appeared in the Industrial and Labor Relations ReviewSocial Science Quarterly, Political Research QuarterlyIndustrial Relations and other journals.

Political Research Quarterly Best Article Award for “Enabling Democracy: Disability and Voter Turnout,” awarded by the Western Political Science Association for the best article published in the journal in 2002.

Lisa Schur, Douglas Kruse, and Peter Blanck, “Corporate Culture and the Employment of People with Disabilities,” forthcoming in Behavioral Sciences and the Law.