Diane Frey, Ph.D.

Dr. Frey was an Assistant Professor of Labor Studies and Director of Labor Studies at the National Labor College prior to joining the Murphy Institute as Project Director for the ALR/China project in 2013. Currently, she is a consultant to the China Project.  She is also an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard University Summer School.  Her research examines worker rights in comparative perspective and appears in Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal and the American University of International Law Review as well as in edited volumes published by the ILO and UNESCO.  Prior to her academic career, she was a labor organizer, field representative and director and has worked with U.S. and British unions. Dr. Frey received a PhD in International Comparative Employment Relations from the London School of Economics and a BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.