Justin is a doctoral student at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations. His primary research areas are in labor and employment relations and organizational structure, and include the topics of labor-management partnership, collaborative work arrangements, high performance work systems, and the changing role of middle management. He also approaches his research with a policy lens as his current projects take place in public education and healthcare settings. He works at the Education and Employment Research Center at Rutgers, studying workforce development programs in community colleges across the US.
Justin is the recipient of the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship to study at the University of Konstanz’s Department of Politics and Public Administration. In addition to working on numerous projects, he is co-writing a review of Robert B. McKersie’s recent book, A Field in Flux: Sixty Years of Industrial Relations, which will be published in LERA’s latest Perspectives on Work volume. He was also co-organizer of the first annual Industrial Relations PhD Student Conference held at Cornell ILR, involving doctoral students from Rutgers SMLR, MIT Sloan, and Cornell ILR.