Labor Studies & Employment Relations

CPM New Brunswick Spring 2013 Start


New Brunswick Cohort (Fri./Sat.)
50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick
Spring 2013 Start

All courses run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Assistant Professor


Tobias Schulze-Cleven specializes in the comparative political economy of labor market and education reforms in advanced democracies, studying both the drivers and the consequences of contemporary institutional changes. At SMLR, he teaches courses on the international and comparative dimensions of employment relations. University-wide, he serves as the project director for the interdisciplinary working group on “Capitalism and Democracy in Conflict? Governing Work in the Global Economy.”

  • Associated Programs

    Faculty Affiliate, Center for European Studies

  • Courses Taught

    Labor and the Global Economy (Fall 2012)

    Comparative Labor Movements (Spring 2013)

    Internat'l/Comp. Labor and Employment Relations (Spring 2013)

  • Education

    PhD & MA (Political Science). University of California, Berkeley.

    MSc (Comparative Social Policy). University of Oxford.

    BA (Philosophy, Politics and Economics). University of Oxford.

  • Publications

    “Beware of German Fragility: Negative European Externalities of Domestic Institutional Exhaustion.” EUSA Review 24(3), Fall 2011, pp. 3-4

    “Employment Policy.” In International Encyclopedia of Political Science. Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, and Leonardo Morlino, eds. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2011, pp. 1885-91)

    “How Wealthy Nations Can Stay Wealthy: Innovation and Adaptability in a Digital Era,” with Bartholomew C. Watson and John Zysman. New Political Economy 12(4), December 2007, pp. 451-475 

    “The Learning Organization.” In How Revolutionary was the Revolution? National Responses, Market Transitions, and Global Technology in the Digital Era. John Zysman and Abraham Newman, eds. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006, pp. 234-241)

  • Expertise

    Comparative/International Employment Relations

    Comparative Political Economy

    European Politics

  • 848-932-1740
  • School of Management & Labor Relations
    Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Associate Professor


Professor Rebecca Kolins Givan is an associate professor in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations.  


Professor Givan received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Oberlin College and her doctorate in political science from Northwestern University. She has held academic positions at the London School of Economics and Cardiff Business School.  

  • 848-932-2030
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Labor Education Center
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903


Past Schedule & Syllabi

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FALL 2013

Past Syllabi - WMHEC in Freehold


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Past Schedule & Syllabi - New Brunswick


37:575:100:05   Introduction to Labor Studies & Employment Relations

New Jersey Continuing Legal Education (CLEs)

Effective January 1, 2010, all lawyers holding a license to practice law in the State of New Jersey, whether plenary or limited, are required to participate in the continuing legal education program.

SMLR's Labor Education and Research Now (LEARN) is providing mandatory training and awarding CLE credits for continuing legal education courses. 

2011 Labor Management Conference

What Do Labor and Management Need to Know about the Impact of Healthcare Reform?