Carey Fellows Profiles

 The 2011-2014 Ray Carey Fellow

Christopher MackinChristopher Mackinis continuing as the Ray Carey Fellow. During his first fellowship year, he studied the implications of broad-based sharing of ownership and profits for American trade unions and organized a conference co-sponsored by the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University and the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University, in May of 2011. During his second fellowship year, he designed and taught an undergraduate course in Democratic Capitalism in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations.  During his third fellowship year, he will continue to study the pedagogy of economic democracy or democratic capitalism and continue to develop a user-friendly curriculum to flesh out a pluralistic practice of economic democracy or democratic capitalism useful for academics and activists alike. Mackin is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations. He also serves as a core faculty member in Harvard University’s Trade Union Program, a mid-career training program for union officials that is part of the Labor and Worklife Program at the Harvard Law School. He has consulted and taught in the field of employee ownership for over 30 years and was a Sidney Harman Fellow at the Kennedy School of Harvard University from 1978-1980. He has an Ed.D. in human development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.