Professor and Chair of the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Rutgers University
Lisa Schur is Professor and Chair of the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Rutgers University, where she teaches employment law and labor studies. She received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California-Berkeley and a J.D. from Northeastern University. Her research focuses on the economic, political, and social inclusion of people with disabilities, particularly their political participation and employment experiences and outcomes. In addition to publishing in peer-reviewed journals, she wrote an invited White Paper on Disability and Voting for the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, and co-authored the book People with Disabilities: Sidelined or Mainstreamed? published by Cambridge University Press. Her work has appeared in many journals including Industrial Relations, Political Research Quarterly, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, Women and Politics, British Journal of Industrial Relations, and the Stanford Law and Policy Review. She has coordinated three national surveys on disability and voter turnout following Presidential elections. Her work has been funded by grants from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Office of Disability Employment Policy, NIDILRR, Social Security Administration, and New Jersey Developmental Disabilities Council.