Joan C Williams

Joan C Williams

Described as having "something approaching rock star status" in her field by The New York Times Magazine, Joan C. Williams has helped to reshape the conversation about work, gender, and class over the past quarter century. Williams is a Distinguished Professor of Law, Hastings Foundation Chair, and Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She wrote the widely acclaimed 2014 book What Works for Women at Work (co-authored with daughter Rachel Dempsey). Her groundbreaking work has helped to create the field of work-family studies and modern workplace flexibility policies.

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