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Susan Green Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Department of Government

Susan Green
SPA | Government
Kerwin Hall ST06
A.B. from Harvard College<br />
J.D. from Yale Law School

Susan Green has three decades of experience as a law and policy advocate on behalf of working women and men. A lawyer, writer, and editor, she served for three years as Chief Labor Counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy and was Associate Deputy Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor. For six years she was Deputy General Counsel at the Congressional Office of Compliance, which enforces the antidiscrimination, employment, and labor laws for the Legislative Branch of the federal government. She also spent ten years representing labor unions and migrant farmworkers in federal and state courts across the country.

At present she serves as an Affiliated Researcher at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Since 2007 she has been a Director of Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc., a position to which she was first nominated by the United Steelworkers.
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Spring 2024

  • GOVT-485 Topics in Women and Politics: Supreme Court & Women's Rights

  • SPA-220 The American Constitution