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Colleen Barry named inaugural dean of public policy school

Colleen L. Barry, a professor and department chair at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been named the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy’s first dean, effective Sept. 15.

Juneteenth reverberates with triumph, pain, past and present

The holiday celebrates the day enslaved people gained their freedom. But they lacked political power then, as Black people too often do today, says associate professor Jamila Michener.

Top journalists to discuss labor with ILR dean

The pandemic revealed shocking disparities in U.S. workplaces, and workers are demanding change. Learn more Wednesday in ILR’s webinar series, “The Future of Work: Labor in America.”

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Gift endows, names Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy

The major gift from the Brooks family, whose Cornell roots span three generations, provides an early boost to help the university’s newest school achieve world-class excellence.

Margulies receives Levy faculty engagement award

Joseph Margulies, professor of the practice of law and government, has been awarded the 2021 George D. Levy Faculty Award for his work to break down barriers for previously incarcerated people in Tompkins County.

Johnson and Zhang named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

As a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars, Baobao Zhang will investigate challenges governments face when addressing public perceptions of inequalities brought about by new technologies and Elizabeth Johnson will look into connections between infant nutrition and gastrointestinal health.

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Data insight firm targets opinions of the hard-to-reach

Ben Leff ’16 and government professor Peter Enns are co-founders of Reality Check Insights, a company that delivers data insights related to people’s attitudes, preferences and behaviors to media organizations, political groups and others.

Codes of conduct for supply chains challenged

“Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains,” a new book by Professor Sarosh Kuruvilla, examines the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility in improving labor standards in global supply chains.

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ILR professor named Access to Justice Scholar

National honor help Professor Shannon Gleeson as she continues her research on the impact of immigration status on worker precarity, especially in the era of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racial inequality.

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