John Baranski (U.S. History, Public Policy, Ph.D. 2004) taught the Center's first set of labor studies courses and coordinated the establishment of the minor in Labor Studies. He taught History and Gender and Women’s Studies courses at Fort Lewis College, a four year public liberal arts college in Durango, Colorado, but now teaches History at El Camino College in Torrance, CA. In 2019, his book Housing the City by the Bay: Tenant Activism, Civil Rights, and Class Politics in San Francisco was published. He remains active in the labor movement.
Jill Jensen (U.S. History, Ph.D. 2011) is Post-Doctoral Scholar with the Labor Rights in a Global Economy Project in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Penn State.
John Munro (U.S. History, Ph.D. 2010) has accepted a position at St. Francis Xaiver University in Halifax, NS after spending 2010-2011 as a Fellow of the Charles Warren Center at Harvard University.
Ellie Shermer (U.S. History, Ph.D. 2009) has accepted a tenure-track position at Loyola University Chicago, after spending an academic year as Mellon Research Fellow at Cambridge University in the UK. She has co-edited a volume with Nelson Lichtenstein titled, "The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009), her forthcoming book, "Sunbelt Capitalism: Phoenix and the Transformation of American Politics" will be released on University of Pennsylvania Press.
Leandra R. Zarnow (U.S. History, Ph.D. 2010) is a Visiting Professor at Stanford University. Her research focuses foremost on United States women's and gender history, political and legal development, and the post-World War II period. She is currently completing, Bella Abzug and the Unmaking of the American Left, to be published by Harvard University Press.