Overseen by Professor Leora Eisenstadt, an advisory board of executive leaders, employment law specialists and government officials advise the center on its education and research agenda pertaining to diversity, inclusion, discrimination, harassment and work-life balance.
Leora Eisenstadt serves as academic director of the center. She is a nationally recognized expert in race and sex discrimination, employment law, sexual harassment, retaliation and whistleblowing. Her publications include Intent and Liability in Employment Discrimination, Fluid Identity Discrimination, The N-Word at Work: Contextualizing Language in the Workplace and Whistleblowing in the Compliance Era.
Eisenstadt received her LLM from Temple University, her JD, cum laude from New York University School of Law, and her BA, cum laude from Yale University. Eisenstadt is the recipient of numerous awards for her work including the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Virginia Maurer Distinguished Ethics Paper Award, the Ralph Hoeber Memorial Award for Outstanding American Business Law Journal Article, and she is a three-time winner of the Jackson Lewis Outstanding Employment Law Paper Award.
In the News
- Losing your privacy will be the new normal (July 16, 2020; Dallas Morning News)
- Commentary: Our work-from-home world is proving more job flexibility is possible (May 8, 2020; Chicago Tribune)
- Why victims of harassment don’t speak up – the law protects harassers (Dec. 19, 2017; San Francisco Chronicle)
- Anger in the workplace will grow without change in the law (June 21, 2017; SFGate)
- How your company might be checking up on you as you work from home (June 28, 2020; New York Post)
- Why Sexual Harassment Can Be Tough to Fight at Small Firms (April 30, 2018; Wall Street Journal)