January 26, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Bookings closed

Navigating the Future of Work in the Age of Pandemics and Social Movements

This event will be hosted online.

Join DC LERA for its first 2022 event.  We will hear from Melissa Fisher, New York University Institute for Public Knowledge, New York.


 Moderated by Incoming DC LERA President David Jacobs (2022)



Melissa Fisher, a cultural anthropologist, is a Visiting Scholar at New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge, an Associate Researcher in the Department of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University, a Distinguished Principal Research Fellow at the Conference Board, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She is an expert on globalization, organizations, inequality, and work. Her first book, a co-edited volume, Frontiers of Capital: Ethnographic Reflections on the New Economy (Duke University Press, 2006) explored economic and technological innovations at the turn of the millennium. Wall Street Women (Duke University Press 2012) her second, examines the first generation of women in finance. She is working on a book about the future of work in the age of pandemics and social movements. Melissa’s research has been profiled by The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, NPR, the BBC, and other media outlets. She serves on a number of advisory bodies, including the Women Creating Change Leadership Council at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Social Difference, and is a US Delegate to the W20 which advises the G20 on gender issues.

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