Founded in 2015, the Center has provided a supportive community and productive space for scholarship on global transformations in work and employment. Our activities include research and publications along three themes, initiatives to support curriculum innovation, and public engagement through events, media work, and popular writing.

Local Affiliates

Fellows 

Visiting Fellows 

  • Patrick Witzak, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology, Ruhr University Bochum, October 2022  
  • Songqing Tian, Associate Professor, School of Management, Capital Normal University, 2021-present 
  • Yongqian Tu, Associate Professor, School of Labor and Human Resources, Renmin University, 2020-2021 
  • Guoli Dong, Professor, School of Social and Public Administration, East China University of Science and Technology, 2019-2021 
  • Junyan Hu, Associate Professor, School of Economics and Commerce, South China University of Technology, 2019-2020 
  • Huirong Zhang, Associate Professor, School of Labor Relations, Shangdong Management University, 2019-2020 
  • Yuetang Bian, Associate Professor, Business School, Nanjing Normal University, 2019-2020 
  • Gang Wang, Associate Professor, School of Economics and Management, Beijing Forestry University, 2019-2020 
  • Taiping Pan, Professor, School of Labor Relations, China University of Labor Relations, 2018-2020 
  • Jiaojiao Qu, Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Management, Taiyuan University of Technology, 2018-2020 
  • Lian Zhou, Assistant Professor, School of Management, Guangdong University of Technology, 2018-2019 
  • Lihu Sun, Associate Professor, School of Business Administration, Shanxi University of Finance and Economics, 2018 
  • Chunyong Tang, Professor and Chair, Department of Organization and Strategy, School of Economics and Management, Southwest Jiaotong University, 2017-2018 
  • Yongguo Zhu, Professor and Chair, Department of Human Resource Management, School of Labor Economics, Capital University of Economics and Business, 2016-2017 
  • Julian Garritzmann, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Political Science, University of Konstanz, Spring 2016  
  • Weiping Qin, Associate Professor, School of Business, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, 2015-2016. 
  • Wansi Chen, Associate Professor, School of Business Administration, East China University of Science and Technology, 2015-2016 

Visiting Doctoral Students  

  • Shunyi Zhou, School of Labor and Human Resources, Renmin University of China, 2022-present 
  • Meilin Liu, Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2021-present 
  • Hua Liu, School of Labor and Human Resources, Renmin University of China, 2021-present 
  • Yue Zhao, School of Labor Economics, Capital University of Economics and Business, 2021-present 
  • Weihao Li, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Spring 2021  
  • Jiaping Zhang, School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, 2019-2020 
  • Panpan Gao, School of Labor Economics, Capital University of Economics and Business, 2019-2020 
  • Patrick Witzak, Department of Sociology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Fall 2019  
  • Man Cao, School of Business, Nanjing University, 2018-2019 
  • Zhengxiong Yang, School of Business, Jilin University, 2018-2019 
  • Xiaojie Liang, School of Business, Jilin University, 2017-2018 
  • Yufang Yang, School of Business, Hunan University, 2017-2018 
  • Mengxi Yang, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, 2017-2018 
  • Yanting Zhu, Department of Sociology, Nanjing University, 2016-2017 

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