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Jasmine Kerrissey

Associate Professor of Sociology; Director of the Labor Center, UMass Amherst

Jasmine Kerrissey is the director of the Labor Center at UMass, Amherst, and an associate professor of sociology. Her research focuses on work, inequality and the labor movement.

She co-authored with Judith Stepan-Norris "Union Booms and Busts: The Ongoing Fight over the US Labor Movement," which was published in 2023. Her work has been published in many academic journasl, including American Sociological Review, Social Forces, Labor Studies Journal, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Sociology and Labor Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst


  • 2012 
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Sociology