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About Lowell Turner

Lowell Turner is Professor of International and Comparative Labor at Cornell University, in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He is the author of Democracy at Work and Fighting for Partnership (both published by Cornell University Press), and the editor or co-editor of Negotiating the New Germany, Rekindling the Movement, Labor in the New Urban Battlegrounds, and Mobilizing against Inequality (all published by ILR Press/Cornell University Press). In June, 2011, he was appointed as the first academic director of the new Worker Institute at Cornell.

Positions

2011 Present Academic Director, Cornell University ILR School The Worker Insitute
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1999 Present Professor, Cornell University ILR School International and Comparative Labor Studies
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20052008 Chair, Cornell University ILR School International and Comparative Labor Studies
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19941999 Associate Professor, Cornell University ILR School International and Comparative Labor Studies
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19901994 Assistant Professor, Cornell University ILR School International and Comparative Labor Studies
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • Visiting research fellowship, LEST/CRNS, University of Aix-Marseille, spring 2012
  • International scholar in residence, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • James G. Scoville Best International/Comparative Paper Award. For “Institutions and Activism” (ILR Review 62:3). Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2010
  • Schering-Plough Award for exemplary teaching, 1998
  • Visiting Fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford University, January-July, 1998
  • German Marshall Fund Research Fellowship, January-December 1993


Contact Information

Cornell University, ILR School
358 ILR Faculty Building
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901
Tel: 607.255.2279
Fax: 607.255.6840
lrt4@cornell.edu

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