Marissa Brookes


Assistant Professor

2223 Watkins Hall
(951) 827-5510


Marissa Brookes received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 2013. Her research investigates the relationship between labor and capital in the context of economic globalization, the causes of success and failure in transnational labor alliances, the impact of labor transnationalism on national industrial relations and labor market institutions, and the role of global production networks, national institutional frameworks, and social relations in shaping workers’ power. Her research has been supported by the Fulbright Program, the Dispute Resolution Research Center at the Kellogg School of Management, and the Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University. She teaches courses in international relations, comparative politics, and international political economy.


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