LERA 75th AM 25th PhD Student Consortium 2023

LERA 25th Annual PhD Student Consortium

Saturday, June 3, 2022, 8:30 – 11:45 am

(Held in Conjunction with the LERA 75th Annual Meeting, June 1-4, 2023)

This consortium is sponsored by contributions from:

Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Florida International University, College of Business
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management and IWER

Michigan State University, School or Human Resources and Labor Relations
Pennsylvania State University, School of Labor and Employment Relations
Rutgers University, School of Management and Labor Relations
The Heller School at Brandeis University 
The Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University
University of Saskatchewan, Edwards School of Business 
University of Toronto, Center for Industrial Relations and Human Resources
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Labor & Employment Relations


25th PhD Student Consortium Co-Chairs:

Alyson GOUNDEN_ROCK Arrow Minster

Alyson Gounden Rock
McGill University 

Ana Oliveira
University of Toronto

Arrow Minster
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


2023 LERA PhD Student Consortium Agenda

8:45 - 9:00 am Welcome and breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 am Ice Breaker

9:15 - 9:45 am keynote speaker - Democracy & Work (Dr. Virginia Doellgast)

9:45 - 10:00 am Q&A – discussion

10:00 - 10:15 am break

10:15 - 10:45 Small group discussion

10:45 - 11:45 am individual speakers - Inclusion & Belonging (Dr. Jenna Myers, Dr. Dionne Pohler, Dr. Christine Riordan, and Dr. Virginia Doellgast)

11:45 am - 12:00 pm Q&A – discussion and conclusion

12 - 1:45 pm, LERA Presidential Luncheon - tables reserved for LERA PhD Students

Evening activities to be determined


You will have the opportunity to RSVP to this event at the time that you register for the LERA 75th Annual Meeting, June 1-4, 2023, Detroit, Michigan. If you are already registered and would like to attend this consortium, please contact [email protected] so it can be added to your registration.


The registration fee includes access to both the PhD Student Consortium and to the entire 4 days of LERA meetings being held June 1-4, 2023.

Register at https://LERAweb.org/lera-75th-am. For best price register by the early bird discount deadline, March 25, 2023. Registration fee is deeply discounted for LERA student members.


Depending on fundraising, students attending the consortium may be reimbursed all or a portion of the student rate ($186) for their meeting registration fees following the conference. You will need to be present at the consortium and sign-in in the chat, and following the consortium, refunds will made to the card you used when you registered.