Ellen Dannin is the Fannie Weiss Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law at Pennsylvania State University. She joined the Penn State Dickinson School of Law faculty in 2006 after teaching at Wayne State University Law School and in San Diego at California Western School of Law.
Dannin writes primarily in the areas of collective bargaining, privatization, New Zealand labour law, and legal education. She is a prolific writer of both scholarly articles and popular pieces. She is the author of Taking Back the Workers' Law - How to Fight the Assault on Labor Rights and Working Free: The Origins and Impact of New Zealand's Employment Contracts Act.
Before entering teaching, Dannin was a trial attorney with the National Labor Relations Board. She regularly teaches courses in labor law and employment law and has taught various labor law seminars and public sector labor law.
Dannin earned her bachelor's degree and J.D. from the University of Michigan. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Relations Association.
Dannin is the co-author (with Ann Hodges) of "Judicial Amendments and the Attack on Worker Rights."
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