Janice Fine

Professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations

Areas of expertise
American politics • Industrial relations • U.S. and international labor movements • Community and faith-based organizing • Civic and economic participation among the working poor

Janice Fine is a professor of labor studies and employment relations at the School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University, and director of the Workplace Justice Lab. Fine researches worker organizations, historical and contemporary debates within labor movements regarding immigration, labor standards enforcement, privatization, and government oversight. She works across the country with government agencies and organizations to research labor violations in their jurisdictions and implement innovative labor standards enforcement strategies, including partnerships between government agencies and organizations. Prior to becoming a professor at Rutgers, she worked as a community, labor, coalition, and political organizer for more than 20 years.

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Boston