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Jennifer Sherer

Jennifer Sherer is Director of The University of Iowa Labor Center, where she oversees statewide outreach, engagement, and research projects on labor issues. She has a PhD in English and has experience as a labor organizer and activist. Dr. Sherer was co-coordinator of the UI Center for Human Rights Child Labor Public Education Project and a member of the Center’s former executive committee.  She serves on the boards of the Labor Studies Journal, the Iowa Policy Project, and the UI Occupational Medicine Residency program and directs the Iowa Labor History Oral Project.