Christine Riordan is an Assistant Professor at the School of Labor and Employment Relations (LER), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Christine has conducted research focusing on the implications of restructuring and outsourcing for work design and voice. Research in progress explores these topics in the nursing occupation; past work has focused on legal work in corporate law firms. She has co-authored multiple papers considering how outsourcing reshapes conflict, work relationships, and inequality.
She has also recently begun several collaborations on worker and employer responses to COVID-19. At LER, Christine teaches courses in collective bargaining and industrial relations theory. Christine holds a PhD in Management from the Institute for Work and Employment Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management.