Ileen DeVault, Cornell University

Professor Ithaca, New York iad1@cornell.edu Office: (607) 255-3055

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Ileen DeVault is Professor of Labor History at Cornell University’s ILR School in Ithaca, NY, where she teaches classes on labor and working-class history. She is also one of the co-chairs of the Equity at Work Initiative of The Worker Institute at Cornell, as well as a member of The Worker Insti...

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Bio/Research

Ileen DeVault is Professor of Labor History at Cornell University’s ILR School in Ithaca, NY, where she teaches classes on labor and working-class history. She is also one of the co-chairs of the Equity at Work Initiative of The Worker Institute at Cornell, as well as a member of The Worker Institute Executive Committee. She is the author of "Sons and Daughters of Labor" and "United Apart: Gender and the Rise of Craft Unionism," as well as articles. Her current research is on issues involving the impact of workers’ family status on their workplace experiences between 1880 and 1930 and in the present. As part of this, she is working on a book manuscript which illustrates the complex ways in which capital and workers came together in the logging industry of the Pacific Northwest.

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