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Faculty Experts

Yasemin Besen-Cassino

Associate Professor, Sociology

Office: 973-655-7229
Faculty Profile:

As a leading expert in gender pay equity, Associate Professor of Sociology Yasemin Besen-Cassino has testified before the New Jersey State Legislature and spoken beside Lily Ledbetter in support of the 2009 Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her recently published book, Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America, explores the inequalities in the youth workforce, as well as gender differences in earnings among young workers.

Areas of Expertise

  • Gender Studies
  • Youth, Work and Labor