Marquita Walker is the interim chair and associate professor of labor studies at the IU School of Social Work. Most of her research explores a theoretical approach and practical application to the (re)entry of workers into the workforce and the protection of workers’ rights. Her contributions to the literature on low-wage worker organizing, the unequal power balance between labor and management, and the collective’s fight for economic standing increases her prominence as a scholar in the field of labor studies.
Areas of Expertise
Workers’ education and (re)entry into the workforce, labor-management relationships, the protection of workers’ rights in global supply chains, indirect bias as a barrier to women’s entry into apprenticeship programs and the workforce in general.