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About Ileen A DeVault

Ileen DeVault is Professor of Labor History at Cornell University’s ILR School in Ithaca, NY, where she teaches classes on labor and working-class history. She is also one of the co-chairs of the Equity at Work Initiative of The Worker Institute at Cornell, as well as a member of The Worker Institute Executive Committee. She is the author of "Sons and Daughters of Labor" and "United Apart: Gender and the Rise of Craft Unionism," as well as articles. Her current research is on issues involving the impact of workers’ family status on their workplace experiences between 1880 and 1930 and in the present.

Positions

2011 Present Co-Chair, Cornell University ILR School Equity at Work Initiative, The Worker Institute
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2005 Present Professor, Cornell University ILR School Labor Relations, Law and History
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January 2011June 2011 Acting Director, Cornell University ‐ Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program
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20062009 Chair, Cornell University ILR School Department of Collective Bargaining, Labor Law and Labor History
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19922005 Associate Professor, Cornell University ILR School Labor Relations, Law and History
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19861992 Assistant Professor, Cornell University ILR School Labor Relations, Law and History
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Best Article on a U.S. Topic, Labor History, 2013
  • MacIntyre Award for Exemplary Teaching, ILR School, 2010
  • Fellow, Center for Scholars and Writers, The New York Public Library, 2000-01
  • Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University, 1993-94
  • George Washington Egleston Historical Prize, Yale University, 1986
  • Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize Fellowship, Yale University, 1983-84
  • Lena Lake Forrest Fellowship, Business and Professional Women's Foundation, 1982-83

Contact Information

Cornell University, ILR School
Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History
370 Ives Faculty Building
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901
Tel: 607.255.3055
Fax: 607-255-6840
Email: iad1@cornell.edu

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Articles (3)

Contributions to Books (5)