Phela Townsend

Ph.D. Student
M.B.A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., Cornell University

Phela Townsend is a doctoral student at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University.  Her research focuses on healthcare labor and employment relations, broad-based capital/employee ownership, and the future of work and employment.  Townsend also contributes to The Capitol Forum’s coverage and analysis on dominant digital platforms and market competition.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University, and a Master of Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management.