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Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies


The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies engages students in labor studies through courses and field work. We promote connections between students, faculty, and labor communities locally and around the world, and inform policy makers about issues confronting workers.

The Center supports a network of scholars in cutting-edge research, education, and outreach about work, workers, and their organizations.

Core Services Offered

Labor Archives of Washington State,
Labor Studies Minor,
Scholarships & Prizes,

Funding Information:

Harry Bridges Endowed Chair in Labor Studies (Est. 1992).
Martin and Anne Jugum Endowed Scholarship in Labor Studies (Est. 1998).
Martha H. Duggan Endowed Fellowship in Labor Studies (Est. 2004).
Theodore L. and Doris M. Hansen Endowed Fund in Labor Studies (Est. 2006).
Gundlach Endowed Scholarship in Labor Studies (Est. 2010).
Silme Domingo & Gene Viernes Endowment in Labor Studies (Est. 2010).

Reporting Structure:

Ana Mari Cauce, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Related UW Entities:

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science

Center Details

Director: Gregory, James
Location: Smith Hall, Room 101
Year Started: 1992
Administrator / Program Manager: Hedden, Andrew
Administering College/School: College of Arts & Sciences 
P.I. Home Department: Department of History 
Faculty Involvement: 10 member standing committee and 53 faculty associates