Department of Public Policy
Dr. Gleema Nambiar received her PhD in Sociology from McGill University. Her dissertation examined workplace politics in a large film-making institution in which labor, identity, and craft skill issues were analyzed. She has studied working conditions for employees in the garment, electronic, and mining industries, in international domestic care, and in the performing arts. She has also been a lead researcher on projects gathering both quantitative and qualitative data on healthcare professions, senior living conditions, and employment prospects for detained and free teenagers. Over the past few decades, Dr. Nambiar has been involved in union organizing campaigns, has sat on union executive boards, and has taught Labor Studies and Sociology courses.