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Rachel Burstein is academic director at Books@Work, where she serves as a liaison to the academic community, recruiting university professors, developing curricular and pedagogical tools, building partnerships with academic institutions, and spearheading assessment efforts.

Burstein previously worked at the New America Foundation as a researcher on civic innovation and at Ithaka as a researcher on digital initiatives in the higher education space.

She is a labor historian by training and her dissertation examines the public relations strategies of American labor unions in postwar period.

Last Updated: August 27, 2017